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Ranked: The Best and Worst U.S. States To Work As A Nurse, 2018

Unsurprisingly, Maine ranks as the best state in America to work as a nurse, in 2018, according to Wallet Hub study. Washington checked in at No. 3, just ahead of Wyoming (No. 4) and just behind Montana No. 5.

District of Columbia, Hawaii, Vermont, and Alabama in contrast, are the very worst states to work as a nurse, new rankings have found.

In another news,  for the 17th consecutive year, Gallup poll has identified nursing as the top profession for honesty and ethics. More than eight in ten (82 percent) Americans describe nurses’ ethics as very-high or high.

Here are the best 10 U.S. states to work as a nurse

  1. Maine
  2. Montana
  3. Washington
  4. Wyoming
  5. New Mexico
  6. Minnesota
  7. Arizona
  8. New Hampshire
  9. Oregon
  10. Colorado

Here are the worst 10 U.S. states to work as a nurse

  1. District of Columbia (No. 51)
  2. Hawaii
  3. Vermont
  4. Alabama
  5. Louisiana
  6. Tennessee
  7. New York
  8. Oklahoma
  9. Mississippi
  10. Ohio (No. 42)

In order to help new nursing graduates find the best markets for their profession, WalletHub compared the relative attractiveness of the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 21 key metrics.

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Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
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