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2019 Median Wage by State/Area
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Median Wage by State/Area Median Wage by State/Area
Alphabetical Median Wage
   
State/Area Hourly Median Wage Difference From RI Percent Difference From RI State/Area Hourly Median Wage Difference From RI Percent Difference From RI
Alabama  $   16.73 -$4.51 -21.2% District of Columbia  $   35.74 $14.50 68.3%
Alaska  $   23.34 $2.10 9.9% Massachusetts  $   24.14 $2.90 13.7%
Arizona  $   18.46 -$2.78 -13.1% Alaska  $   23.34 $2.10 9.9%
Arkansas  $   15.84 -$5.40 -25.4% Connecticut  $   23.33 $2.09 9.8%
California  $   21.24 $0.00 0.0% Washington  $   23.15 $1.91 9.0%
Colorado  $   21.28 $0.04 0.2% New York  $   22.44 $1.20 5.6%
Connecticut  $   23.33 $2.09 9.8% Maryland  $   22.10 $0.86 4.0%
Delaware  $   19.66 -$1.58 -7.4% New Jersey  $   21.64 $0.40 1.9%
District of Columbia  $   35.74 $14.50 68.3% Hawaii  $   21.35 $0.11 0.5%
Florida  $   17.23 -$4.01 -18.9% Colorado  $   21.28 $0.04 0.2%
Georgia  $   17.75 -$3.49 -16.4% California  $   21.24 $0.00 0.0%
Guam  $   13.26 -$7.98 -37.6% Rhode Island  $   21.24    
Hawaii  $   21.35 $0.11 0.5% Minnesota  $   21.21 -$0.03 -0.1%
Idaho  $   17.00 -$4.24 -20.0% North Dakota  $   20.44 -$0.80 -3.8%
Illinois  $   19.74 -$1.50 -7.1% Virginia  $   20.30 -$0.94 -4.4%
Indiana  $   17.77 -$3.47 -16.3% Wyoming  $   20.02 -$1.22 -5.7%
Iowa  $   18.41 -$2.83 -13.3% New Hampshire  $   19.95 -$1.29 -6.1%
Kansas  $   17.79 -$3.45 -16.2% Oregon  $   19.83 -$1.41 -6.6%
Kentucky  $   17.09 -$4.15 -19.5% Illinois  $   19.74 -$1.50 -7.1%
Louisiana  $   16.66 -$4.58 -21.6% Vermont  $   19.68 -$1.56 -7.3%
Maine  $   18.45 -$2.79 -13.1% Delaware  $   19.66 -$1.58 -7.4%
Maryland  $   22.10 $0.86 4.0% National  $   19.14 -$2.10 -9.9%
Massachusetts  $   24.14 $2.90 13.7% Pennsylvania  $   18.99 -$2.25 -10.6%
Michigan  $   18.60 -$2.64 -12.4% Wisconsin  $   18.79 -$2.45 -11.5%
Minnesota  $   21.21 -$0.03 -0.1% Michigan  $   18.60 -$2.64 -12.4%
Mississippi  $   15.00 -$6.24 -29.4% Ohio  $   18.54 -$2.70 -12.7%
Missouri  $   17.88 -$3.36 -15.8% Arizona  $   18.46 -$2.78 -13.1%
Montana  $   17.51 -$3.73 -17.6% Nebraska  $   18.46 -$2.78 -13.1%
National  $   19.14 -$2.10 -9.9% Maine  $   18.45 -$2.79 -13.1%
Nebraska  $   18.46 -$2.78 -13.1% Iowa  $   18.41 -$2.83 -13.3%
Nevada  $   17.51 -$3.73 -17.6% Texas  $   18.28 -$2.96 -13.9%
New Hampshire  $   19.95 -$1.29 -6.1% Utah  $   18.23 -$3.01 -14.2%
New Jersey  $   21.64 $0.40 1.9% Missouri  $   17.88 -$3.36 -15.8%
New Mexico  $   17.03 -$4.21 -19.8% Kansas  $   17.79 -$3.45 -16.2%
New York  $   22.44 $1.20 5.6% Indiana  $   17.77 -$3.47 -16.3%
North Carolina  $   17.75 -$3.49 -16.4% Georgia  $   17.75 -$3.49 -16.4%
North Dakota  $   20.44 -$0.80 -3.8% North Carolina  $   17.75 -$3.49 -16.4%
Ohio  $   18.54 -$2.70 -12.7% Montana  $   17.51 -$3.73 -17.6%
Oklahoma  $   17.18 -$4.06 -19.1% Nevada  $   17.51 -$3.73 -17.6%
Oregon  $   19.83 -$1.41 -6.6% Virgin Islands  $   17.33 -$3.91 -18.4%
Pennsylvania  $   18.99 -$2.25 -10.6% Tennessee  $   17.26 -$3.98 -18.7%
Puerto Rico  $   10.13 -$11.11 -52.3% Florida  $   17.23 -$4.01 -18.9%
Rhode Island  $   21.24     Oklahoma  $   17.18 -$4.06 -19.1%
South Carolina  $   16.68 -$4.56 -21.5% Kentucky  $   17.09 -$4.15 -19.5%
South Dakota  $   16.71 -$4.53 -21.3% New Mexico  $   17.03 -$4.21 -19.8%
Tennessee  $   17.26 -$3.98 -18.7% Idaho  $   17.00 -$4.24 -20.0%
Texas  $   18.28 -$2.96 -13.9% Alabama  $   16.73 -$4.51 -21.2%
Utah  $   18.23 -$3.01 -14.2% South Dakota  $   16.71 -$4.53 -21.3%
Vermont  $   19.68 -$1.56 -7.3% South Carolina  $   16.68 -$4.56 -21.5%
Virgin Islands  $   17.33 -$3.91 -18.4% Louisiana  $   16.66 -$4.58 -21.6%
Virginia  $   20.30 -$0.94 -4.4% West Virginia  $   16.31 -$4.93 -23.2%
Washington  $   23.15 $1.91 9.0% Arkansas  $   15.84 -$5.40 -25.4%
West Virginia  $   16.31 -$4.93 -23.2% Mississippi  $   15.00 -$6.24 -29.4%
Wisconsin  $   18.79 -$2.45 -11.5% Guam  $   13.26 -$7.98 -37.6%
Wyoming  $   20.02 -$1.22 -5.7% Puerto Rico  $   10.13 -$11.11 -52.3%


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