A study looked at each state and the work-life balance there. So, how did we do here in New Jersey?

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Everyone knows we work hard in the Garden State. It seems that taking a day off is just a pipe dream sometimes.

We Work Super Hard In New Jersey

But are we busier and working harder than people in other states? A recent report at Love Money ranked each state for its work-life balance.

You will hear some positive news if you thought New Jersey might be at the bottom of this list.

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And if you're waiting to hear that no state does it better than New Jersey does, you should prepare yourself for a little disappointment.

Is New Jersey Among The Worst States For Work-Life Balance?

Let's start by saying New Jersey is not even close to being the best state for the work-life balance. That's the bad news.

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The good news is we're not even close to being the worst state either. We average 17.5 vacation days a year and that places us as the #19 state in the nation for the work-life balance.

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And with all the other tensions that come along with living in the Garden State, it would almost certainly be healthier to get away from work a little more.

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