Special Report

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

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Oklahoma
> Walmart stores: 3 per 100,000 residents — 2nd most (total: 135)
> Sales associates: 1,000 per 100,000 working-age adults — 3rd most (total: 30,528
> Average hourly wage: $13.77 — 5th lowest
> State minimum wage: $7.25 — 21st lowest
> Cost of living: 11.6% less than national average — 8th lowest

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Oregon
> Walmart stores: 1 per 100,000 residents — 12th fewest (total: 45)
> Sales associates: 331 per 100,000 working-age adults — 9th fewest (total: 11,440
> Average hourly wage: $15.40 — 9th highest
> State minimum wage: $12 — 4th highest
> Cost of living: 1.1% more than national average — 14th highest

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Pennsylvania
> Walmart stores: 1 per 100,000 residents — 15th fewest (total: 160)
> Sales associates: 507 per 100,000 working-age adults — 15th fewest (total: 52,244
> Average hourly wage: $14.60 — 21st highest
> State minimum wage: $7.25 — 21st lowest
> Cost of living: 2.5% less than national average — 20th highest

Rhode Island
> Walmart stores: 1 per 100,000 residents — 6th fewest (total: 9)
> Sales associates: 269 per 100,000 working-age adults — 4th fewest (total: 2,329
> Average hourly wage: $15.09 — 14th highest
> State minimum wage: $10.5 — 13th highest
> Cost of living: 0.7% less than national average — 17th highest

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South Carolina
> Walmart stores: 2 per 100,000 residents — 12th most (total: 123)
> Sales associates: 790 per 100,000 working-age adults — 11th most (total: 32,682
> Average hourly wage: $13.66 — 3rd lowest
> State minimum wage: None
> Cost of living: 8.9% less than national average — 18th lowest