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Hawaii Worst State for Doctors
By Selected News Articles @ 3:06 PM :: 1698 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care
Overall Rank  51
State Hawaii
Total Score  40.65
Opportunity & Competition Rank  49
Medical Environment Rank  47
Avg. Annual Wage for Physicians (Adjusted for Cost of Living) 50

 

Best & Worst States for Doctors (2024)

from WalletHub, Mar 18, 2024

Doctors have one of the most essential professions, and they are well compensated for the hard work they do to keep patients healthy. They are among the highest-paid and most educated professionals in the U.S., with family medicine physicians having a median salary of $211,000 per year. The high salary makes sense, given the importance of their life-saving work and the struggles that come with life in the medical profession. However, doctors don’t start out wealthy. The average medical-school debt is around $202,000.

In light of the cost of pursuing medicine and the difficulty of the job, it’s important for doctors to live in a state that provides solid financial opportunities in addition to good working conditions. To help doctors decide where to practice, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 19 key metrics. Their data set ranges from the average annual wage of physicians to the number of hospitals per capita to the quality of the public hospital system.

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