10 best states to practice medicine — Does No. 1 surprise you?

Written by Angie Stewart | March 25, 2019 | Print  |

Montana is the best state to practice medicine, according to a new WalletHub ranking.

WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across two dimensions: "opportunity and competition” and "medical environment." The rankings were based on analysis of 18 metrics, which were each graded on a 100-point scale.

The 10 top states for physicians:

1. Montana
2. Wisconsin
3. Idaho
4. Minnesota
5. Iowa
6. South Dakota
7. Kansas
8. Nebraska
9. Mississippi
10. North Dakota

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