North Dakota Provides One of the Lowest Salaries for Nurses
North Dakota is generally a great state to work as the cost of living and working wages are both reasonable. That is unless you're a nurse.
The best state to be a nurse is in California where nurses earn $25.45 per hour. Rounding out the top 10 is Connecticut where the hourly wage for nurses there is $22.62.
However, North Dakota made a different top 10 list; the top 10 lowest paying states.
In North Dakota nurses earn $17.60 per hour. South Dakota paid nurses the lowest wage of $16.35 per hour.
According to Nursing Link, there are over 1 million nursing jobs open across the country.