Making a career move has many different meanings. For some it’s moving into a new position, and for others it can mean making a permanent move to another area with more opportunity. While choosing a place to live can be challenging, it’s best to research the areas you’re interested in to get a better idea of cost of living, etc. recently analyzed every state to find to find the best and worst states to make a living in 2015. Factors included:

  • Average wages
  • State tax rates
  • Cost of living
  • The unemployment rate
  • Incidents of workplace illness, injuries, and fatalities

Texas landed the top spot this year scoring well in all areas. The cost of living is below average while wages are just slightly above the national average. Check out the worst and best states to make a living this year via

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Whether you’re in a career rut or you need some new scenery, this research will help guide you in the right direction and right move for you career.