Physician pay in the worst states to retire

Kentucky is the worst state to retire in, according to a Jan. 22 report from WalletHub.

The report compared states across 46 indicators that it grouped into three metrics: affordability, quality of life and healthcare.

Here is the average annual physician pay in the worst states to retire in based on May 2022 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which excludes anesthesiologists, cardiologists, dermatologists, emergency medicine physicians, family medicine physicians, general internal medicine physicians, neurologists, obstetricians and gynecologists, and pathologists. 

(Note: There was no data available for New Jersey or Mississippi.)

  1. Kentucky: $302,890
  2. New Jersey: N/A
  3. Mississippi: N/A
  4. Rhode Island: $206,420
  5. Oklahoma: $223,920
  6. Louisiana: $302,970
  7. New York: $245,510
  8. Washington: $253,760
  9. Arkansas: $196,120
  10. Illinois: $218,890

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