Personal-finance website WalletHub recently released its report on 2020's Best & Worst States for Doctors as well as accompanying videos. Tennessee ranked as the '8th Best State for Doctors' in the nation.
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 average annual wage of physicians to hospitals per capita to quality of public hospital system.
Practicing in Tennessee (1=Best, 25=Avg.):
14th - Avg. Annual Wage of Physicians (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
1st - Avg. Monthly Starting Salary of Physicians (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
30th - Hospitals per Capita
8th - Projected Physicians per Capita by 2026
23rd - Punitiveness of State Medical Board
9th - Malpractice Award Payout Amount per Capita
16th - Annual Malpractice Liability Insurance Rate
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