WalletHub released its report on 2023’s Best & Worst States for Doctors, as well as expert commentary. To identify the best states for those in the business of saving lives, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 19 key metrics. The data set ranges from the average annual wage of physicians to hospitals per capita to the quality of the public hospital system.
Some of the findings from the report include:
- Nevada has the lowest number of physicians per 1,000 residents, 0.81, which is 6.1 times lower than in the District of Columbia, the highest at 4.96.
- Florida has the highest projected share of the population aged 65 and older by 2030, 27.08 percent, which is two times higher than in Utah, the lowest at 13.21 percent.
- WalletHub: 2023’s Best & Worst States for Doctors