Special Report

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

Montana
> Walmart stores: 2 per 100,000 residents — 19th fewest (total: 16)
> Sales associates: 536 per 100,000 working-age adults — 18th fewest (total: 4,615
> Average hourly wage: $14.54 — 22nd highest
> State minimum wage: $8.65 — 24th lowest
> Cost of living: 6.7% less than national average — 25th lowest

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Nebraska
> Walmart stores: 2 per 100,000 residents — 10th most (total: 47)
> Sales associates: 790 per 100,000 working-age adults — 10th most (total: 11,795
> Average hourly wage: $14.45 — 25th highest
> State minimum wage: $9 — 23rd highest
> Cost of living: 10.5% less than national average — 13th lowest

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Nevada
> Walmart stores: 2 per 100,000 residents — 21st fewest (total: 50)
> Sales associates: 585 per 100,000 working-age adults — 22nd fewest (total: 14,532
> Average hourly wage: $14.63 — 19th highest
> State minimum wage: $8 — 22nd lowest
> Cost of living: 2.5% less than national average — 20th highest

Source: Courtesy of Walmart Corporate Media / corporate.walmart.com

New Hampshire
> Walmart stores: 2 per 100,000 residents — 18th most (total: 28)
> Sales associates: 655 per 100,000 working-age adults — 21st most (total: 7,413
> Average hourly wage: $16.02 — the highest
> State minimum wage: None
> Cost of living: 6.0% more than national average — 9th highest

Source: Courtesy of G O. via Yelp

New Jersey
> Walmart stores: 1 per 100,000 residents — 4th fewest (total: 70)
> Sales associates: 313 per 100,000 working-age adults — 7th fewest (total: 22,190
> Average hourly wage: $14.66 — 18th highest
> State minimum wage: $11 — 10th highest
> Cost of living: 15.2% more than national average — 4th highest