10 best, worst states to find a job

Massachusetts is the best state to find a job in 2019, according to an analysis by WalletHub, a personal finance website.

To identify the best and worst states to find a job, WalletHub analysts compared the 50 states on 33 metrics that fell into one of the following two categories: Job market or economic development. The metrics range from job opportunities to state income tax burden. Each measure was graded on a 100-point scale, with 100 representing the most favorable conditions for job seekers. Access additional information on the metrics used for the analysis here.

Here are the 10 best states to find a job based on the analysis:

1. Massachusetts

2. Washington

3. Colorado

4. Vermont

5. New Hampshire

6. Minnesota

7. Delaware

8. New Jersey

9. California

10. Rhode Island

Here are the 10 worst states to find a job based on the analysis:

1. West Virginia

2. Mississippi

3. Kentucky

4. Louisiana

5. Alaska

6. Alabama

7. Arkansas

8. Pennsylvania

9. North Carolina

10. Montana

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