WalletHub’s analysts took stock of the nursing industry to help registered nurses, particularly the newly minted of the bunch, lay down roots in areas that are conducive to both personal and professional success. We did so by comparing the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 14 key metrics that collectively speak to the nursing-job opportunities in each market.

Source: WalletHub

Top 10 States for Nurses

1. Washington

2. Illinois

3. Texas

4. Oregon

5. Iowa

6. California

7. Minnesota

8. Connecticut

9. New Hampshire

10. Pennsylvania

Worst 10 States for Nurses

42. New Jersey

43. North Carolina

44. Georgia

45. Kentucky

46. New York

47. South Carolina

48. Alabama

49. Hawaii

50. Louisiana

51. District of Columbia

To read the full report, please visit https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-for-nurses/4041/