Best/worst states to make a living

POSTED: 12:16 PM Apr 10 2012   UPDATED: 9:15 AM Jun 10 2014

In today's still-tenuous economy, find out where is the best place to make a living -- and where is the worst.

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Financial site Money-rates.com used cost of living, average salary, unemployment rates and workplace conditions to rank the best and worst states to make a living. Here are the top and bottom 10:

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