2014-06-10 06:15:00 by Metro Networks, Inc.
(Undated) -- Washington is ranked as the best state in which to make a living. The fourth annual MoneyRates.com study ranks each state based on criteria including average salary, cost of living, employment rate, and workplace conditions. Washington is ranked first among the Best States to Make a Living, followed by Texas, Minnesota, Colorado, and Utah. Oregon is ranked 38th, and Hawaii is ranked 50th.