WalletHub Study: Hawaii Is the 2nd Worst State for Nurses
From Wallet Hub, May 5, 2015
With National Nurses Week kicking off May 6 and the nursing industry expected to grow faster than any other occupation through 2022, the leading personal finance social network WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s Best & Worst States for Nurses.
In order to help newly minted nurses find the best markets for their profession, WalletHub analyzed the attractiveness of each of the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia across 15 key metrics. Our data set includes such metrics as the monthly median starting salary for nurses, the number of health care facilities per capita and nursing job openings per capita.
Working & Living as a Nurse in Hawaii (1=Best; 25=Avg.)
- 50th – Monthly Median Starting Salary for Nurses, Adjusted for Cost of Living
- 49th – Number of Health Care Facilities per Capita
- 47th – Nursing Job Openings per Capita
- 51st – Average Annual Salary for Nurses, Adjusted for Cost of Living
- 25th – Average Number of Hours Worked
- 41st – Average Commute Time
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