10 best, worst states to practice medicine

Montana is the best state to practice medicine and New York is the worst, according to an analysis by WalletHub, a personal finance website.

To identify the best and worst states to practice medicine, WalletHub analysts compared the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia across 19 relevant metrics. The metrics ranged from average annual wage of physicians to hospitals per capita. Access more information about the methodology here.

Here are the 10 best states to practice medicine based on the analysis:

1. Montana

2. Wisconsin

3. Idaho

4. North Dakota

5. Minnesota

6. Kansas

7. Iowa

8. Tennessee

9. Mississippi

10. Nebraska

Here are the 10 worst states to practice medicine based on the analysis:

1. New York

2. Rhode Island

3. Connecticut

4. Massachusetts

5. Alaska

6. New Jersey

7. District of Columbia

8. Maryland

9. Delaware

10. Hawaii

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