Minnesota One of Highest-Paying States for These 4 Jobs
If you're looking for a new job, Minnesota is among the highest-paying states when it comes to these four professions.
If you were one of the Minnesotans who told their boss to take this job and shove it during the Great Resignation the past two years, you might be looking for a new job. And, according to a new survey by data site, Stacker, if you get one of the following jobs, you'll be making more here in Minnesota than in most other states.
That's because the Land of 10,000 Lakes is among the top states when it comes to salaries in the following four jobs. Stacker used data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and looked at which states paid the most in each job, and Minnesota did pretty well, especially in the following four professions:
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Art, drama, and music teachers, postsecondary
Stacker defines this profession as "Teaching courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts." Minnesota is ranked and the average salary here in Minnesota is $115,740-- well above the national average of $84,700!
Environmental science teachers, postsecondary
Stacker says this profession "Teaches courses in environmental science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research." Minnesota is ranked second in this category, with the average salary in Minnesota is $125,850, again well above the national average of $94,520.
Stacker defines this profession as "Diagnose and coordinate all aspects of the birthing process, either independently or as part of a healthcare team. May provide well-woman gynecological care." And, Minnesota is ranked 7th out of all 50 states in this category, with an average salary of $124,790, again well above the national average of $115,7040.
Biochemists and biophysicists
Stacker defines this profession as "Study the chemical composition or physical principles of living cells and organisms, their electrical and mechanical energy, and related phenomena." Minnesota is ranked 3rd in the country in this profession, with an annual salary of $131,720, again well above the national average of $104,810.
Stacker says this profession involves "Pilot and navigate the flight of fixed-wing aircraft on nonscheduled air carrier routes, or helicopters. Requires Commercial Pilot certificate. Includes charter pilots with similar certification, and air ambulance and air tour pilots." Minnesota is ranked 6th in the nation in this profession, with an annual salary of $144,880, which is again well above the national average of $110,830.
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