Special Report

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

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Massachusetts
> Walmart stores: 1 per 100,000 residents — 2nd fewest (total: 48)
> Sales associates: 208 per 100,000 working-age adults — 2nd fewest (total: 11,753
> Average hourly wage: $14.99 — 15th highest
> State minimum wage: $12.75 — 3rd highest
> Cost of living: 9.7% more than national average — 5th highest

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Michigan
> Walmart stores: 1 per 100,000 residents — 13th fewest (total: 117)
> Sales associates: 379 per 100,000 working-age adults — 12th fewest (total: 30,371
> Average hourly wage: $14.34 — 23rd lowest
> State minimum wage: $9.65 — 19th highest
> Cost of living: 7.6% less than national average — 21st lowest

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Minnesota
> Walmart stores: 1 per 100,000 residents — 16th fewest (total: 80)
> Sales associates: 471 per 100,000 working-age adults — 14th fewest (total: 21,032
> Average hourly wage: $15.12 — 12th highest
> State minimum wage: $10 — 16th highest
> Cost of living: 2.5% less than national average — 20th highest

Mississippi
> Walmart stores: 3 per 100,000 residents — 6th most (total: 85)
> Sales associates: 1,021 per 100,000 working-age adults — 2nd most (total: 23,390
> Average hourly wage: $13.97 — 12th lowest
> State minimum wage: None
> Cost of living: 14.0% less than national average — 2nd lowest

Missouri
> Walmart stores: 3 per 100,000 residents — 7th most (total: 156)
> Sales associates: 837 per 100,000 working-age adults — 8th most (total: 40,502
> Average hourly wage: $13.94 — 9th lowest
> State minimum wage: $9.45 — 20th highest
> Cost of living: 11.2% less than national average — 9th lowest