Special Report

Union Membership In All 50 States

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15. Maine
> Workers in a labor union: 12.4% (total: 69,648)
> Change in union membership (2011-2021): 1.1 ppt. (21st lowest)
> Avg. annual wage: $53,230 (25th lowest)

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14. Massachusetts
> Workers in a labor union: 12.6% (total: 401,304)
> Change in union membership (2011-2021): -2.0 ppt. (12th highest)
> Avg. annual wage: $72,940 (the highest)

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13. Pennsylvania
> Workers in a labor union: 12.9% (total: 692,313)
> Change in union membership (2011-2021): -1.7 ppt. (19th highest)
> Avg. annual wage: $55,490 (18th highest)

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12. Michigan
> Workers in a labor union: 13.3% (total: 538,701)
> Change in union membership (2011-2021): -4.2 ppt. (5th highest)
> Avg. annual wage: $55,160 (21st highest)

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11. Illinois
> Workers in a labor union: 13.9% (total: 752,063)
> Change in union membership (2011-2021): -2.3 ppt. (9th highest)
> Avg. annual wage: $59,650 (15th highest)

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