10 best, worst states for physicians

South Dakota is the best state for physicians, 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 on 16 metrics, such as average annual wage of physicians, average annual starting salary of physicians, hospitals per capita and insured population rate.

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

1. South Dakota

2. Nebraska

3. Idaho

4. Iowa

5. Minnesota

6. Wisconsin

7. Kansas

8. Montana

9. North Dakota

10. Wyoming

Here are the 10 worst states for physicians.

1. New Jersey

2. Rhode Island

3. New York

4. Hawaii

5. District of Columbia

6. Massachusetts

7. Oregon

8. Maryland

9. California

10. Illinois

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

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