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State2014 Min. Wage2014 Tipped WageCurrent Teen Unemp. RateAverage Teen Unemp. Rate, 2012Average Teen Unemp. Rate, 2011
Alabama$7.25$2.1327.6%17.1%21.90%
Alaska$7.75$7.7520.4%20.6%20.4%
Arizona$7.90$4.9022.6%28.9%25.3%
Arkansas$7.25$2.6312.8%26.2%20.8%
California$9.00$9.0028.0%34.6%35.2%
Colorado$8.00$4.9819.3%26.2%25.8%
Connecticut$8.70$6.0018.7%25.4%23.0%
Delaware$7.75$2.2315.5%23.8%19.7%
District of Columbia$8.25$2.7727.3%34.0%46.7%
Florida$7.93$4.9119.5%23.5%28.6%
Georgia$7.25$2.1327.7%29.6%29.0%
Hawaii$7.25$7.0017.4%29.7%19.7%
Idaho$7.25$3.3516.4%22.6%29.9%
Illinois$8.25$4.9523.7%27.1%24.6%
Indiana$7.25$2.1318.7%21.9%19.7%
Iowa$7.25$4.3511.7%16.7%14.2%
Kansas$7.25$2.1311.3%21.3%16%
Kentucky$7.25$2.1324.1%24.2%25.8%
Louisiana$7.25$2.1317.2%27.8%27.2%
Maine$7.50$3.7519.5%24.6%20.2%
Maryland$7.25$3.6323.4%21.8%17.7%
Massachusetts$8.00$2.6320.0%20.2%15.5%
Michigan$7.40$2.6521.5%21.5%24.2%
Minnesota$8.00$8.0013.0%18.6%19.1%
Mississippi$7.25$2.1319.0%24.0%23.4%
Missouri$7.50$3.7518.5%23.9%32.7%
Montana$7.90$7.9010.1%10.8%20.4%
Nebraska$7.25$2.1310.8%13.5%12.4%
Nevada$8.25$8.2525.0%25.6%31.9%
New Hampshire$7.25$3.2714.6%17.1%19.6%
New Jersey$8.25$2.1317.2%24.7%23.5%
New Mexico$7.50$2.1321.3%18.9%22.9%
New York$8.00$5.0020.2%28.4%24.8%
North Carolina$7.25$2.1323.1%25.4%32.0%
North Dakota$7.25$4.8612.2%12.4%15.5%
Ohio$7.95$3.9818.8%16.6%19.5%
Oklahoma$7.25$2.1320.8%14.5%18.8%
Oregon$9.10$9.1028.3%23.3%29.7%
Pennsylvania$7.25$2.8319.5%16.8%15.7%
Rhode Island$8.00$2.8922.5%25.9%29.0%
South Carolina$7.25$2.1326.7%31.7%25.5%
South Dakota$7.25$2.1312.2%11.4%15.6%
Tennessee$7.25$2.1319.5%20.4%28.8%
Texas$7.25$2.1316.8%21.1%25.6%
Utah$7.25$2.139.6%20.7%17.7%
Vermont$8.73$4.2316.6%17.7%19.9%
Virginia$7.25$2.1320.2%25.9%19.0%
West Virginia$7.25$2.1327.0%18.8%28.4%
Wisconsin$7.25$2.3317.7%20.4%20.3%
Wyoming$7.25$2.1314.2%17.0%19.0%

* These rates are for 16-19 year-olds and based on BLS tabulations of CPS data