Sioux Falls, SD
Health care is a big industry in South Dakota and it comes in as the third best state in the nation for nurses.
According to WalletHub.com's 2014 Best and Worst States for Nurses, South Dakota has the most job opportunities for nurses with a high number of health care facilities per capita and the number of job openings.
South Dakota ranks 42nd in the nation for the Average Annual Salary for Nurses when adjusted for cost of living. But when it comes to starting pay for nurses, South Dakota comes in fourth.