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H1B Sponsorship and the Top States

In our second H1B Sponsorship 2018 Business Profile Report, we have explored all the 541,555 H1B Sponsorships data, and filtered it down to only keep business profiles information. Within our International Section, you can search and filter 46,922 H1B Sponsorships for business profiles, filter by state, functional area, job title, and employer name.

This article focuses on the H1B Sponsorship Popular States.

Out of the top 10 Popular States for H1B employment, the top 3 (New York with 11,069 applications, California with 10,396, and Texas with 3,821) account for more than 50% of the total H1B Sponsorships across the USA! The next top 10 states in terms of H1B applications are:
- New Jersey (3,019),
- Illinois (2,142),
- Massachusetts (2,102),
- Washington (1,689),
- Florida (1,509),
- Pennsylvania (1,340),
- Virginia (1,118).

New York

By taking a cloaser look at New York, we can see that all the top companies are either in the Financial industry or in the Consulting industry.
Concerning the top job titles, only one stands out from the others: Vice President with an average salary of $135K. All the other job titles are located in the $50K - $100K range.
2 functional areas out of 10 are in the $100K - $150K range: Marketing Managers ($143K), and Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services ($134K). 2 other functional areas are in the $150K - $200K range: Financial Analysts ($153K), and Financial Managers ($179K).
The top location that accounts for the most applications field is New York with 9,356 filed applications. All the average salaries are in the $50K - $100K except for Purchase ($106K).


If we take a closer look at the job titles in California, we can notice that they are all in the $50K - $100K range.
5 of the top employers are in the Consulting industry (Ernst & Young, Deloitte, PWC, KPMG).
Concerning the funtional areas, there is a very dispersed distribution (Accountants and Auditors, Financial Analysts, Marketing Managers, Human Resources Specialists). The highest average annual salary goes to the Financial Managers with $143K, and the lowest goest to the Accountants and Auditors with $71K.
Commonly, we could think that the highest salaries are in the biggest cities, i.e. San Francisco, Los Angeles etc. However, the highest salary is in Palo Alto ($110K), followed by Mountain View ($106K), and Sunnyvale ($102K).


If we look at the third top state, Texas, with 3,823 applications, 7 out of the top employers are in the Consulting industry (Deloitte, Ernst& Young, Tech Mahindra, Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services, Accenture, KPMG).
All the top job titles are in the $50K - $100K range. The job title with the highest applications filed is Business Analyst (155 applications), followed by Accountant (116 applications), and Financial Analyst (102 applications).
4 funtional areas stand out with an average salary in the $100K - $150K range: General and Operations Managers ($101K), Financial Managers ($134K), Marketing Managers ($117K), and Industrial Production Managers ($100K).
The average salary for the top locations are all located in the $50K - $100K range. The location with the highest field applications is Houston (1,183), followed by Dallas (629), and Austin (415).

About our H1B Sponsorship Report:

In our H1B Sponsorship 2018 Business Profiles Report, we have examined the US Department of Labor's data to come up with an analysis that solely focuses on Business Profiles, excluding all the data that would not be relevant to MBAs and Masters.

Our report is divided in four sections: USA Overview, Popular States, Popular Functional Areas, and Selected Employers. For all the different sections, we analyzed the data and came up with the most relevant information a business student needs to know (job titles, top locations, salary ranges, top employers etc.).

Check out our full H1B Sponsorship 2018 Business Profiles Report to find all the information you need to know about H1B Sponsorship.


Posted on October 5, 2018