Special Report

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

Hawaii
> Walmart stores: 1 per 100,000 residents — 5th fewest (total: 12)
> Sales associates: 342 per 100,000 working-age adults — 11th fewest (total: 3,724
> Average hourly wage: $15.74 — 5th highest
> State minimum wage: $10.1 — 15th highest
> Cost of living: 18.1% more than national average — the highest

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Idaho
> Walmart stores: 2 per 100,000 residents — 20th fewest (total: 27)
> Sales associates: 584 per 100,000 working-age adults — 21st fewest (total: 8,230
> Average hourly wage: $13.42 — the lowest
> State minimum wage: $7.25 — 21st lowest
> Cost of living: 7.5% less than national average — 22nd lowest

Illinois
> Walmart stores: 1 per 100,000 residents — 17th fewest (total: 185)
> Sales associates: 532 per 100,000 working-age adults — 17th fewest (total: 53,113
> Average hourly wage: $14.39 — 24th lowest
> State minimum wage: $10 — 16th highest
> Cost of living: 1.9% less than national average — 19th highest

Indiana
> Walmart stores: 2 per 100,000 residents — 22nd most (total: 127)
> Sales associates: 765 per 100,000 working-age adults — 12th most (total: 40,470
> Average hourly wage: $14.52 — 23rd highest
> State minimum wage: $7.25 — 21st lowest
> Cost of living: 10.7% less than national average — 12th lowest

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Iowa
> Walmart stores: 2 per 100,000 residents — 16th most (total: 69)
> Sales associates: 654 per 100,000 working-age adults — 22nd most (total: 16,203
> Average hourly wage: $14.42 — 25th lowest
> State minimum wage: $7.25 — 21st lowest
> Cost of living: 10.8% less than national average — 11th lowest