MISSISSIPPI (WDAM) - Are you looking to join the field of medicine? Turns out, you are living in one of the best states for doctors.
According to WalletHub.com, Mississippi ranks 4th in the nation for the best state for doctors to reside.
The report uses 12 key metrics – ranging from average annual wages and salary disparities to patient population size and state medical board punitiveness – to rank each of the 50 states as well as the District of Columbia.
The report determined that Mississippi is 7th in average starting salary, 4th average in annual wages, 10th in Malpractice Payouts per Capita, and 20th in Malpractice Insurance Cost.
To see the full report, click here.