Special Report

How Many People Work at Walmart in Each State, and What They Are Paid

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Colorado
> Walmart stores: 2 per 100,000 residents — 25th most (total: 106)
> Sales associates: 606 per 100,000 working-age adults — 25th fewest (total: 28,101
> Average hourly wage: $15.11 — 13th highest
> State minimum wage: $12 — 4th highest
> Cost of living: 1.9% more than national average — 13th highest

Connecticut
> Walmart stores: 1 per 100,000 residents — 8th fewest (total: 34)
> Sales associates: 281 per 100,000 working-age adults — 5th fewest (total: 8,106
> Average hourly wage: $13.87 — 6th lowest
> State minimum wage: $12 — 4th highest
> Cost of living: 6.1% more than national average — 8th highest

Delaware
> Walmart stores: 1 per 100,000 residents — 11th fewest (total: 10)
> Sales associates: 544 per 100,000 working-age adults — 19th fewest (total: 4,291
> Average hourly wage: $15.69 — 6th highest
> State minimum wage: $9.25 — 22nd highest
> Cost of living: 1.2% less than national average — 18th highest

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Florida
> Walmart stores: 2 per 100,000 residents — 25th fewest (total: 384)
> Sales associates: 600 per 100,000 working-age adults — 23rd fewest (total: 106,375
> Average hourly wage: $14.09 — 15th lowest
> State minimum wage: $8.56 — 23rd lowest
> Cost of living: 0.6% more than national average — 15th highest

Georgia
> Walmart stores: 2 per 100,000 residents — 20th most (total: 214)
> Sales associates: 729 per 100,000 working-age adults — 16th most (total: 60,664
> Average hourly wage: $13.96 — 11th lowest
> State minimum wage: $5.15 — 8th lowest
> Cost of living: 7.0% less than national average — 24th lowest