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State 2017 Min. Wage 2017 Tipped Wage Average Teen Unemp. Rate, 2017 Average Teen Unemp. Rate, 2016 Average Teen Unemp. Rate, 2015
Alabama $7.25 $2.13 18.77% 17.3% 15.6%
Alaska $9.80 $9.80 21.34% 15.2% 15.4%
Arizona $10.00 $7.00 14.28% 16.9% 17.9%
Arkansas $8.50 $2.63 13.08% 12.8% 15.9%
California $10.50 $10.50 19.69% 19.5% 21.1%
Colorado $9.30 $6.28 10.09% 14.9% 14.9%
Connecticut $10.10 $6.38 16.16% 17.5% 18.6%
Delaware $8.25 $2.23 16.31% 16.5% 14.7%
District of Columbia $12.50 $3.33 29.98% 32.5% 30.1%
Florida $8.10 $5.08 17.97% 15.7% 15.2%
Georgia $7.25 $2.13 20.31% 23.1% 21.1%
Hawaii $9.25 $8.50 9.87% 12.7% 13.0%
Idaho $7.25 $3.35 10.82% 11.1% 12.2%
Illinois $8.25 $4.95 18.49% 18.1% 18.7%
Indiana $7.25 $2.13 14.03% 16.4% 19.2%
Iowa $7.25 $4.35 9.95% 9.9% 10.1%
Kansas $7.25 $2.13 9.95% 7.3% 10.2%
Kentucky $7.25 $2.13 9.74% 21.3% 19.7%
Louisiana $7.25 $2.13 20.47% 18.9% 18.7%
Maine $9.00 $5.00 12.70% 14.5% 15.1%
Maryland $9.25 $3.63 14.17% 18.4% 16.9%
Massachusetts $11.00 $3.75 10.08% 15.9% 18.5%
Michigan $8.90 $3.38 15.40% 16% 16.7%
Minnesota $9.50 $9.50 10.92% 7.6% 9.1%
Mississippi $7.25 $2.13 20.50% 18.1% 20.1%
Missouri $7.65 $3.83 14.07% 14.2% 15.4%
Montana $8.15 $8.15 10.27% 11.9% 8.8%
Nebraska $9.00 $2.13 8.82% 7% 9.8%
Nevada $8.25 $8.25 18.07% 18.1% 20.5%
New Hampshire $7.25 $3.27 14.01% 6.7% 8.5%
New Jersey $8.44 $2.13 14.96% 16.6% 18.0%
New Mexico $7.50 $2.13 24.99% 22.3% 23.0%
New York $10.40 $10.40 18.52% 19.8% 21.5%
North Carolina $7.25 $2.13 16.47% 22.9% 23.7%
North Dakota $7.25 $4.86 10.08% 5.7% 6.8%
Ohio $8.15 $4.08 15.31% 18.4% 19.2%
Oklahoma $7.25 $2.13 14.73% 12.3% 11.5%
Oregon $10.25 $10.25 18.52% 18.7% 22.2%
Pennsylvania $7.25 $2.83 15.32% 12.5% 10.4%
Rhode Island $9.60 $3.89 13.89% 17% 16.1%
South Carolina $7.25 $2.13 11.52% 19.2% 20.5%
South Dakota $8.65 $4.33 7.86% 9.3% 8.4%
Tennessee $7.25 $2.13 15.01% 15.9% 19.9%
Texas $7.25 $2.13 14.22% 14.5% 13.1%
Utah $7.25 $2.13 9.00% 10.5% 11.3%
Vermont $10.00 $5.00 8.86% 12.4% 12.2%
Virginia $7.25 $2.13 15.51% 14.1% 17.5%
West Virginia $8.75 $2.62 18.76% 27.1% 26.0%
Wisconsin $7.25 $2.33 8.91% 13.2% 14.1%
Wyoming $7.25 $2.13 15.72% 12.2% 13.0%

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

* The “Average Teen Unemp. Rate, 2017” is a rolling average of the 12 most recent months available for each state