(WalletHub) – With Americans working an average of almost 1,800 hours per year and the average worker using only 54% of their available vacation time, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2019’s Hardest-Working States in America as well as accompanying videos.

Ohio ranked 46th in this report.

In order to determine where Americans work the hardest, WalletHub compared the 50 states across ten key metrics. The data set ranges from average workweek hours to share of workers with multiple jobs to annual volunteer hours per resident.

Top 20 Hardest-Working States in America
1 North Dakota                  11 New Hampshire
2 Alaska                              12 Oklahoma
3 South Dakota                  13 Kansas
4 Texas                                14 Iowa
5 Nebraska                         15 Minnesota
6 Hawaii                             16 Tennessee
7 Wyoming                        17 Georgia
8 Colorado                         18 Utah
9 Virginia                           19 Louisiana
10 Maryland                      20 Wisconsin

Key Stats
Alaska has the longest hours worked per week, 42, which is 14% longer than in Utah, the state with the shortest at 37.

New York has the longest average commute time, 33 minutes, which is 1.9 times longer than in South Dakota, the state with the shortest at 17 minutes.

Mississippi has the highest share of workers leaving vacation time unused, 34.70 percent, which is 1.6 times higher than in Ohio, the state with the lowest at 21.90 percent.

South Dakota has the highest share of workers with multiple jobs, 8.20 percent, which is 2.3 times higher than in New Mexico, the state with the lowest at 3.60 percent.

To view the full report and your state’s rank, please visit:
https://wallethub.com/edu/hardest-working-states-in-america/52400/

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