10 best and worst states for physicians

Most of the worst states for physicians are in the Northeast, according to an analysis by WalletHub.

To identify the best and worst states for physicians, WalletHub analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on 14 metrics, such as average annual wage of physicians, physicians per capita and insured population rate. 

Here are the 10 best states for physicians, based on the analysis.

1. Iowa

2. Minnesota

3. Idaho

4. Wisconsin

5. Kansas

6. South Dakota

7. Montana

8. Mississippi

9. Alabama

10. Tennessee

Here are the 10 worst states for physicians.

1. New York

2. District of Columbia

3. New Jersey

4. Maryland

5. Rhode Island

6. Massachusetts

7. Connecticut

8. Maine

9. Hawaii

10. Delaware

Additional information on the metrics used for the analysis can be accessed here.

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