Key Findings

Fifty-six percent of job openings pay less than $18.57 an hour, the living wage for a single adult. More than four out of five, 83 percent, pay less than $35.07 an hour, the living wage for a single adult with two children.

For each job opening that pays at least $18.57 an hour, the living wage for a single adult, there are seven job-seekers on average. For each job opening that pays at least $35.07 an hour, the living wage for a single adult with two children, there are 18 job-seekers on average.

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Virginia Low Wage Fact Sheet

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