States With the Strongest and Weakest Unions

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6. Connecticut
> Pct. of workers in unions: 15.9%
> Change in union membership (2008-2018): -1.0 ppt. (11th smallest decrease)
> Union workers: 267,222 (16th most)
> Avg. annual wage: $65,748 (4th highest)

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7. Minnesota
> Pct. of workers in unions: 15.0%
> Change in union membership (2008-2018): -1.1 ppt. (13th smallest decrease)
> Union workers: 395,407 (12th most)
> Avg. annual wage: $55,310 (13th highest)

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8. New Jersey
> Pct. of workers in unions: 14.9%
> Change in union membership (2008-2018): -3.4 ppt. (8th largest decrease)
> Union workers: 587,219 (8th most)
> Avg. annual wage: $63,563 (5th highest)

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9. California
> Pct. of workers in unions: 14.7%
> Change in union membership (2008-2018): -3.7 ppt. (5th largest decrease)
> Union workers: 2,404,888 (the most)
> Avg. annual wage: $66,308 (3rd highest)

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10. Michigan
> Pct. of workers in unions: 14.5%
> Change in union membership (2008-2018): -4.3 ppt. (3rd largest decrease)
> Union workers: 624,598 (7th most)
> Avg. annual wage: $52,069 (19th highest)