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Table 1: States Ranked by 1995 Annual Average Wage


StateState Rank by 1995 Annual Wage1995 Average annual Wage for UI Covered Workers 1990 Percent Urban1995 Percent College Graduates1992 Population per Square Mile
Connecticut1$35,12779.132.7676.7
New York2$34,93884.326.3383.5
New Jersey3$34,53489.427.91,054.1
Alaska4$32,68567.525.21.0
Massachusetts5$32,35284.332.6764.6
California6$30,71692.624.2198.1
Michigan7$30,54370.520.7166.1
Illinois8$30,09984.624.6208.9
Maryland9$29,13381.326.4503.1
Delaware10$29,12073.022.9353.5
Pennsylvania11$27,90468.920.5267.6
UNITED STATESN/A$27,845 75.223.071.5
Washington12$27,45376.426.577.2
Minnesota13$27,38369.926.556.1
Colorado14$27,12282.433.333.4
Hawaii15$26,97789.022.6179.9
Texas16$26,90080.322.067.5
Virginia17$26,89469.426.0161.5
Ohio18$26,86774.119.7269.1
Nevada19$26,64788.317.412.2
New Hampshire20$26,60251.025.8124.3
Rhode Island21$26,37586.027.9958.2
Georgia22$26,30363.222.7116.9
Oregon23$25,83370.523.031.0
Missouri24$25,66968.721.975.3
Indiana25$25,57364.916.9157.7
Arizona26$25,32487.519.133.7
Wisconsin27$25,09965.720.691.9
Tennessee28$25,04660.917.8121.9
Florida29$24,71084.822.1250.0
North Carolina30$24,40250.420.6140.3
Alabama31$24,39660.417.381.5
Louisiana32$23,89468.120.198.2
Kansas33$23,70969.125.830.7
Utah34$23,62687.024.022.0
Vermont35$23,58332.230.361.8
Kentucky36$23,49051.819.394.5
West Virginia37$23,48936.112.775.1
South Carolina38$23,29254.618.2119.7
Maine39$23,11744.621.540.1
New Mexico40$22,96073.021.413.0
Iowa41$22,87560.619.750.2
Idaho42$22,83957.422.112.9
Oklahoma43$22,67167.719.146.7
Nebraska44$22,36866.124.120.8
WYOMING45$22,351 65.021.24.8
Arkansas46$21,59053.514.246.0
Mississippi47$21,12047.117.655.7
Montana48$20,51652.522.15.6
North Dakota49$20,49253.319.89.2
South Dakota50$19,93150.018.99.3

1 Includes workers covered by Unemployment Insurance (UI). Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).


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