There’s no doubt Americans work hard, and sometimes even work so hard they fail to take all of their vacation days. But it turns out, workers in some states put in more hours than others.
- Well, WalletHub has just come out with their picks for the hardest working states in the U.S., judging the 50 states on 10 key indicators in areas of direct and indirect work factors.
- Those factors include such things as average workweek hours, share of workers with multiple jobs, average commute time, annual volunteer hours per resident and more.
- With all that in mind, the site picks North Dakota as the hardest-working state, with a score of 67.80 out of 100.
- North Dakota lands on top for direct work factors, although it’s also pretty low, at 46, for indirect work factors.
- Utah is tops for indirect work factors.
- Top Ten Hardest-Working States in the U.S.
- North Dakota
- South Dakota
- New Hampshire
- On the other end of the spectrum, New Mexico ranks at the bottom of the list, scoring a 31.26 out of 100, and landing at 47 for both direct work and indirect work factors.
Click here to see where your state falls on the list.