Best States to Make a Living

Ohio Among the Top 10 States to Make a Good Living

As highlighted in this article from Business Insider, Ohio is among the top 10 states to make a living. With an affordable cost of living and a high quality of life, it is no surprise that Ohio earned high marks in this ranking.

To compile its list, personal finance site, MoneyRates, used several data sources, including the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ranking is based on five factors: average wages, state tax rates, cost of living, unemployment rates, and incidents of workplace injuries.

Check out the below map to see which states were among the best and worst states to make a living according to MoneyRates’ analysis.

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Team NEO is an economic development organization focused on creating jobs for Northeast Ohio residents. In collaboration with our partners, it leads the region’s business attraction efforts, supports business retention and expansion work as Northeast Ohio’s JobsOhio affiliate, accelerates the impact of innovation in the region, and aligns strategies and resources within the economic development network to maximize its impact. In addition, Team NEO provides tools to assist employers in attracting talent to the region.