GPS Your Career: According to the BLS, the States with the highest employment level in the Life, Physical, and Social Science occupational group are:
California (177,540 workers)
New York (67,870)
States with the highest concentration of jobs are:
District of Columbia (36.26 per 1,000 jobs)
The top paying States for this occupation are below. These States are all clustered in a narrow Northeast corridor.
District of Columbia ($102,210 annual mean wage)
New Jersey ($88,880)