A new study shows Missouri is the 8th best state in the U-S for nurses.
WalletHub.com says the Show Me State ranks fourth in the country in annual salary for nurses.
Missouri gets a ranking of 6th in the nation in nursing job-openings per capita and 11th in the U-S in average number of hours worked.
You can see the complete rundown of the survey right below.
With nurses working to administer the COVID-19 vaccine while facing continued PPE shortages, and with National Nurses Week kicking off May 6, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2021’s Best & Worst States for Nurses, as well as accompanying videos.
In order to help new nursing graduates find the best markets for their profession, WalletHub compared the relative attractiveness of the 50 states across 22 key metrics. The data set ranges from monthly average starting salary for nurses to health-care facilities per capita to nursing-job openings per capita.
The Nursing Market in Missouri (1=Best; 25=Avg.):
- 13th – Monthly Avg. Starting Salary for Nurses (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
- 17th – Health-Care Facilities per Capita
- 26th – Projected Share of Elderly Population by 2030
- 6th – Nursing-Job Openings per Capita
- 4th – Average Annual Salary for Nurses (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
- 11th – Avg. Number of Work Hours
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