Pay Up! State Reports
WHAT DOES IT TAKE FOR FAMILIES TO MAKE ENDS MEET?
This report provides state-by-state findings for 16 states and for Washington, D.C., determining the living wage for five different household types. Living wage rates for a single adult range from $14.26 in Arkansas to $21.86 in Washington, D.C. Workers with children need even more to make ends meet. Stories from workers struggling to support themselves and their families illustrate the hard choices families must make when they are not paid a living wage.
Find the individual state reports below: