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Whether you were born and raised in the state of New Jersey or had moved here later on in life for work, did you ever think of the benefits of being employed in our state would provide for you?

Well, do not go anywhere because WalletHub has ranked New Jersey as the fifth-best state for working dads in the United States for 2022. Did you hear that Dad? The perfect Father’s Day gift does exist.

With the current findings and research being done, the personal-finance website compared the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia across 23 key indicators of friendliness toward working dads.

The data set ranges from the average length of the work day for males to child-care costs to the share of men in good or better health among other things.

To read more on the main findings or view the full report, click here.

  • Here are the top 10 best states for working dads in 2022:

  • 10. Illinois

  • 9. Vermont

  • 8. New Hampshire

  • 7. Wisconsin

  • 6. Rhode Island

  • 5. New Jersey

  • 4. Connecticut

  • 3. District of Columbia

  • 2. Minnesota

  • 1. Massachusetts

  • * Congratulations *

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