States With the Strongest and Weakest Unions

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21. Vermont
> Pct. of workers in unions: 10.5%
> Change in union membership (2008-2018): +0.1 ppt. (9th largest increase)
> Union workers: 30,619 (4th fewest)
> Avg. annual wage: $45,314 (12th lowest)

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22. Delaware
> Pct. of workers in unions: 10.3%
> Change in union membership (2008-2018): -3.1 ppt. (9th largest decrease)
> Union workers: 44,835 (6th fewest)
> Avg. annual wage: $55,134 (14th highest)

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23. New Hampshire
> Pct. of workers in unions: 10.2%
> Change in union membership (2008-2018): -0.4 ppt. (4th smallest decrease)
> Union workers: 67,707 (15th fewest)
> Avg. annual wage: $54,319 (15th highest)

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24. West Virginia
> Pct. of workers in unions: 10.0%
> Change in union membership (2008-2018): -3.8 ppt. (4th largest decrease)
> Union workers: 68,464 (16th fewest)
> Avg. annual wage: $42,871 (5th lowest)

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25. Missouri
> Pct. of workers in unions: 9.4%
> Change in union membership (2008-2018): -1.8 ppt. (18th largest decrease)
> Union workers: 251,770 (17th most)
> Avg. annual wage: $48,525 (23rd lowest)