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Survey: Wisconsin ranks 24th in residents earning a living

Protesters return to the Wisconsin State Capitol the day after Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) signed the bill that eliminated almost all collective bargaining for most public workers at the state Capitol in Madison Wisconsin March 12, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Hauck
Protesters return to the Wisconsin State Capitol the day after Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) signed the bill that eliminated almost all collective bargaining for most public workers at the state Capitol in Madison Wisconsin March 12, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Hauck

MADISON, WI (WTAQ) - Wisconsin is about average when it comes to being a good place to make a living.

That's according to MoneyRates.Com. Its annual survey ranks Wisconsin as the 24th-best state in which to make a living.

That's based on things like average salaries, the cost of living, workplace conditions, and employment rates.

Neighboring Minnesota is the 3rd best, behind only Texas and first-place Washington. Hawaii is ranked 50th.

(Story courtesy of Wheeler News Service)

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