The 10 worst states to work as a Nurse

Every state has it’s flaws. While some Nurses may have an average salary much high than a connecting state, the cost of living may outweigh it’s higher pay. Every state has it’s advantages! The list below was analyzed by WalletHub by comparing the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia across 15 key metrics that collectively speak to the nursing job opportunities existing in each market.

1.  Louisiana | Opportunity & Competition rank: 46 | Work Environment Rank: 50

2. Hawaii | Opportunity & Competition rank: 50 | Work Environment Rank: 29

3. Kentucky | Opportunity & Competition rank: 40 | Work Environment Rank: 48

4. West Virginia | Opportunity & Competition rank: 41 | Work Environment Rank: 47

5. New Jersey | Opportunity & Competition rank: 51 | Work Environment Rank: 21

6. Mississippi | Opportunity & Competition rank: 38 | Work Environment Rank: 49

7. District of Columbia | Opportunity & Competition rank: 43 | Work Environment Rank: 30

8. Delaware | Opportunity & Competition rank: 47 | Work Environment Rank: 17

9. Alabama | Opportunity & Competition rank: 33 | Work Environment Rank: 40

10. Tennessee | Opportunity & Competition rank: 31 | Work Environment Rank: 44

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