10 best states for physicians to practice | 2020

Medscape released its 2020 "Best & Worst Places to Practice" list, examining compensation, practice conditions and quality of life across the U.S.

Here are the top 10 states to practice in 2020 with the top suggested city and average physician compensation:

1. Minnesota (Duluth): $236,270
2. Washington (Bellingham): $238,350
3. Massachusetts (Westborough): $186,040
4. North Dakota (Fargo): $229,550
5. Vermont (Montpelier): N/A
6. New Hampshire (Hanover): $257,220
7. Colorado (Highland Ranch): $220, 710
8. Utah (Orem): $209,420
9. Nebraska (Lincoln): $177,080
10. Idaho (Idaho Falls): $234,290

Physician compensation data is based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data as of May 2019, the most recent data available. Find the worst places to practice here.

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