Louisiana Ranks In 2018’s Top 20 Hardest-Working States In America


NEW ORLEANS — With Americans working an average of almost 1,800 hours per year and 52 percent of workers not using all their available vacation time, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2018’s Hardest-Working States in America. In this report, Louisiana ranked the 18th hardest-working state.

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.

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How Hard Does Louisiana Work? (1=Best, 25=Avg.)
5th – Avg. Workweek Hours
18th – Avg. Commute Time
28th – Avg. Leisure Time Spent per Day
2nd – Share of Engaged Workers

Read the complete report here.

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