States With the Highest (and Lowest) Paid Doctors

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Oklahoma City Sunrise

50. Oklahoma
> Avg. salary, doctor: $144,100
> Avg. salary, all jobs: $41,820 (11th lowest)
> Doctors per 100K: 63.5 (6th lowest)
> Cost of living: 9.9% lower than nation

Kansas City Skyline, Missouri

49. Missouri
> Avg. salary, doctor: $155,480
> Avg. salary, all jobs: $43,640 (21st lowest)
> Doctors per 100K: 70.3 (17th lowest)
> Cost of living: 10.6% lower than nation

Las Vegas, Nevada skyline

48. Nevada
> Avg. salary, doctor: $160,070
> Avg. salary, all jobs: $42,800 (16th lowest)
> Doctors per 100K: 56.0 (2nd lowest)
> Cost of living: 2.3% lower than nation

View of mountains in the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia.

47. West Virginia
> Avg. salary, doctor: $164,420
> Avg. salary, all jobs: $39,100 (4th lowest)
> Doctors per 100K: 78.0 (20th highest)
> Cost of living: 11.1% lower than nation

Capitol Building in Dover, Delaware

46. Delaware
> Avg. salary, doctor: $164,980
> Avg. salary, all jobs: $50,300 (12th highest)
> Doctors per 100K: 71.5 (19th lowest)
> Cost of living: 1.9% higher than nation