The best states for nurses

Nurse.org ranked Minnesota the No. 1 state for nurses, where registered nurses earn roughly $72,000 annually on average and a large percentage of nurses gave hospitals positive reviews, according to Nurse.org‘s 2018 “Best States for Registered Nurses” report.

Nurse.org ranked each state based on quality of life, highest salaries adjusted for cost of living, nursing demand projections and average hospital ratings.

Here’s how the 50 states ranked for RNs.

  1. Minnesota
  2. Wisconsin
  3. Oregon
  4. Alaska
  5. Colorado
  6. Washington
  7. Massachusetts
  8. New Mexico
  9. Wyoming
  10. Delaware
  11. Rhode Island
  12. Michigan
  13. New Hampshire
  14. Montana
  15. Mississippi
  16. Idaho
  17. Nevada
  18. California
  19. Missouri
  20. Arizona
  21. North Dakota
  22. Hawaii
  23. Arkansas
  24. Oklahoma
  25. Utah
  26. Texas
  27. Nebraska
  28. Maine
  29. Georgia
  30. New York
  31. Maryland
  32. South Dakota
  33. New Jersey
  34. Connecticut
  35. Illinois
  36. Iowa
  37. Kansas
  38. Florida
  39. Ohio
  40. Virginia
  41. Pennsylvania
  42. Kentucky
  43. North Carolina
  44. South Carolina
  45. Louisiana
  46. Tennessee
  47. Vermont
  48. Indiana
  49. Alabama
  50. West Virginia

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