South Dakota has been on a high lately with all the accolades we've been receiving, but a new list says we're one of the worst states to make a living. Forbes published a list of the Top 10 best and worst states to make a living.

To determine the best and worst states to make a living this year, personal finance site MoneyRates.com  considered average wages, taxes, cost of living, unemployment rate, and incidents of workplace safety incidents (including illness, injuries, and deaths) for each state.

Here's a list of the BEST states to make a living

  1. Texas
  2. Washington
  3. Wyoming
  4. Virginia
  5. Illinois
  6. Michigan
  7. Colorado
  8. Delaware
  9. Ohio
  10. Utah

And, here's the list of the Top 10 WORST states to make a living.

  1. Hawaii
  2. Oregon
  3. Maine
  4. West Virginia
  5. Vermont
  6. California
  7. Montana
  8. South Dakota
  9. Rhode Island
  10. Connecticut

Do you think you make a decent living? Are you able to pay your bills and put money away in savings every month?