Special Report

Union Membership In All 50 States

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30. Nebraska
> Workers in a labor union: 6.8% (total: 60,854)
> Change in union membership (2011-2021): -1.1 ppt. (22nd lowest)
> Avg. annual wage: $52,110 (21st lowest)

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29. Kentucky
> Workers in a labor union: 7.2% (total: 124,914)
> Change in union membership (2011-2021): -1.7 ppt. (17th highest)
> Avg. annual wage: $48,170 (9th lowest)

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28. New Mexico
> Workers in a labor union: 7.5% (total: 57,924)
> Change in union membership (2011-2021): 0.7 ppt. (13th lowest)
> Avg. annual wage: $51,860 (18th lowest)

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27. Wisconsin
> Workers in a labor union: 7.9% (total: 214,513)
> Change in union membership (2011-2021): -5.4 ppt. (2nd highest)
> Avg. annual wage: $53,120 (23rd lowest)

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26. Missouri
> Workers in a labor union: 9.0% (total: 235,212)
> Change in union membership (2011-2021): -1.9 ppt. (13th highest)
> Avg. annual wage: $51,390 (17th lowest)

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