WalletHub Study Finds Arizona is 2021’s Best State for Nursing

Arizona is the best states for nurses according to a study published by WalletHub. 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 Arizona (1=Best; 25=Avg.):

  • 6th – Monthly Avg. Starting Salary for Nurses (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
  • 5th – Nurses per Capita
  • 14th – Projected Share of Elderly Population by 2030
  • 6th – Average Annual Salary for Nurses (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
  • 3rd – Share of Best Nursing Homes
  • 2nd – Projected Competition by 2028

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