States With the Strongest and Weakest Unions

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11. Oregon
> Pct. of workers in unions: 13.9%
> Change in union membership (2008-2018): -2.7 ppt. (14th largest decrease)
> Union workers: 241,150 (18th most)
> Avg. annual wage: $51,951 (20th highest)

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12. Nevada
> Pct. of workers in unions: 13.9%
> Change in union membership (2008-2018): -2.8 ppt. (13th largest decrease)
> Union workers: 190,774 (21st most)
> Avg. annual wage: $49,316 (24th lowest)

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13. Illinois
> Pct. of workers in unions: 13.8%
> Change in union membership (2008-2018): -2.8 ppt. (12th largest decrease)
> Union workers: 785,966 (3rd most)
> Avg. annual wage: $59,191 (8th highest)

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14. Massachusetts
> Pct. of workers in unions: 13.6%
> Change in union membership (2008-2018): -2.1 ppt. (17th largest decrease)
> Union workers: 462,739 (11th most)
> Avg. annual wage: $68,455 (2nd highest)

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15. Maine
> Pct. of workers in unions: 12.9%
> Change in union membership (2008-2018): +0.6 ppt. (4th largest increase)
> Union workers: 73,905 (17th fewest)
> Avg. annual wage: $45,053 (9th lowest)