I think that everyone feels like they could be paid more than we currently are.  It's just natural to want more.  We can thank Techinsider for putting us on the list of Top 10 worst state to make a living.  We were right behind New York.

How did they come up with their numbers?  They used average wages, state tax rates, cost of living, unemployment rates, and incidents of workplace injuries.

Best states to make a living.  Wyoming, Washington, Virginia, North Dakota, Texas, Ohio, Michigan, Colorado, Minnesota, and Illinois.