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Here at the Alliance for Worker Freedom, our labor policy analysts have compiled the most up-to-date labor statistics for each state. If these is something you have a question about, or would like to see additional variables added, please contact us.

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The below data was updated on May 04, 2010.


Alabama

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 6.50 5.00  0.76%  $19.93  $36,073.44  n/a  11.00%  10.7%     

 Click here to see how Alabama scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Alaska

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 9.40 0.00  0.76%  24.85  $43,483.02  $7.15  8.6%  24.7%     

 Click here to see how Alaska scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Arizona

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 6.97 4.54  2.43%  $22.27  $35,162.56  $7.25  9.6%  9.8%     

 Click here to see how Arizona scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Arkansas

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 6.50 7.00  0.87%  18.22  $30,458.27  $6.25  7.8%  7.3%     

 Click here to see how Arkansas scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


California

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 8.84 9.30  1.03%  26.26  $42,030.56  $8.00  12.6%  19.5%     

 Click here to see how California scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Colorado

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 4.63 4.63  1.96%  $23.67  $42,235.65  $7.28  7.9%  9.2%     

 Click here to see how Colorado scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Connecticut

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 7.50 5.00  0.33%  $28.32  $48,657.02  $8.00  9.2%  17.9%     

 Click here to see how Connecticut scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Delaware

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 8.70 5.95  1.28%  $23.28  $38,436.32  $7.15  9.2%  14.7%     

 Click here to see how Delaware scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


District of Columbia

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage Nov. 2009 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 9.98 8.50  1.48%  $33.55  $60,787.58  $7.55  11.8%  7.9%     

 


Florida

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 5.50 0.00  0.70%  $21.51  $38,316.10  $7.21  12.3%  7.9%     

 Click here to see how Florida scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Georgia

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 6.00 6.00  1.68%  $21.29  $36,745.80  $5.15  10.6%  4.6%     

 Click here to see how Georgia scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Hawaii

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 6.40 8.25  0.84%  $21.51  $34,705.16  $7.25  6.9%  25.5%     

 Click here to see how Hawaii scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Idaho

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 7.60 7.80  1.82%  $20.74  $29,753.36  $6.55  9.4%  8%     

 Click here to see how Idaho scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Illinois

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 7.30 3.00  0.59%  $23.13  $39,972.24  $7.75  11.5%  17.5%     

 Click here to see how Illinois scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Indiana

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 8.50 3.40  0.64%  $20.68  $36,595.26  $6.55  9.9%  13.7%     

 Click here to see how Indiana scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Iowa

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 12.00 8.98  0.64%  $20.32  $30,585.05  $7.25  6.8%  13.0%     

 Click here to see how Iowa scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Kansas

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 4.00 .88%  2.45%  $20.28  $36,113.22  $2.65  6.5%  8.7%     

 Click here to see how Kansas scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Kentucky

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 6.00 6.00  0.77%  $19.60  $33,616.13 $6.55  10.7%  9.6%     

 Click here to see how Kentucky scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Louisiana

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 8.00 6.00  0.85%  $19.61  $35,581.21  $0.00  6.9%  5.6%     

 Click here to see how Louisiana scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Maine

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 8.93 8.50  0.08%  $19.45  $33,220.72  $7.25  8.2%  14.7%     

 Click here to see how Maine scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Maryland

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 8.30 5.50  0.26%  $27.03  $44,443.78  $6.55  7.7%  14.5%     

 Click here to see how Maryland scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Massachusetts

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 9.50 5.30  0.46%  $27.18  $45,588.14  $8.00  9.3%  16.9%     

 Click here to see how Massachusetts scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Michigan

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 4.95 4.35  -0.46%  $22.14  $39,114.35  $7.40  14.1%  19.6%     

 Click here to see how Michigan scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Minnesota

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
9.80 7.85  0.73%  $24.29  $39,517.30  $6.15  7.4%  17.0%     

 Click here to see how Minnesota scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Mississippi

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 5.00 5.00  0.60%  $18.17  $30,686.29  $0.00  11.5%  7.3%     

 Click here to see how Mississippi scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Missouri

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 6.25 6.00  0.56%  $21.06  $35,283.46  $7.05  9.5%  12.8%     

 Click here to see how Missouri scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Montana

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 6.75 6.90  1.12%  $19.94  $30,078.98  $6.90  7.1%  15.7%     

 Click here to see how Montana scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Nebraska

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 7.81 6.84  0.78%  $20.71  $34,372.36  $6.55  5.0%  10.7%     

 Click here to see how Nebraska scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Nevada

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 0.00 0.00  1.76%  $19.20  $37,781.17  $6.85  13.4%  18.2%     

 Click here to see how Nevada scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


New Hampshire

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 8.50 0.00  0.27%  $22.75  $38,006.38  $7.25  7.0%  12.4%     

 Click here to see how New Hampshire scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


New Jersey

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 9.00 8.97  0.34%  $26.78  $43,821.75  $7.15  9.8%  19.0%     

 Click here to see how New Jersey scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


New Mexico

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 7.60 5.30  1.01%  $19.79  $33,357.17  $7.50  8.8%  11.6%     

 Click here to see how New Mexico scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


New York

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 7.50 6.85  0.31%  $26.08  $44,783.44  $7.15  8.6%  26.6%     

 Click here to see how New York scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


North Carolina

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 6.90 7.75  1.96%  $20.93  $34,273.20  $6.55  11.1%  5.0%     

 Click here to see how North Carolina scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


North Dakota

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 6.50 5.54  0.56%  $19.62  $30,591.60  $6.55  4.0%  8.2%     

 Click here to see how North Dakota scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Ohio

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 8.50 6.24  0.07%  $20.15  $34,856.64 $7.30  11.0%  15.5%     

 Click here to see how Ohio scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Oklahoma

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 6.00 5.50  0.94%  $18.62  $31,468.63  $6.55  6.0%  8.3%     

 Click here to see how Oklahoma scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Oregon

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 6.60 9.00  1.44%  $21.55  $35,670.18  $8.40  10.6%  17.4%     

 Click here to see how Oregon scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Pennsylvania

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 9.99 3.07  0.23%  $21.16  $35,468.16  $7.15  9.0%  16.3%     

 Click here to see how Pennsylvania scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Rhode Island

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2007-2008 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 9.00 7.00  -0.22%  $22.68  $39,867.10  $7.40  12.6%  17.4%     

 Click here to see how Rhode Island scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


South Carolina

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2007-2008 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 5.00 7.00  1.67%  $20.08  $34,876.40  n/a  12.2%  5.8%     

 Click here to see how South Carolina scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


South Dakota

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 0.00 0.00  1.06%  $18.70  $27,479.09  $6.55  4.8% 6.4%     

 Click here to see how South Dakota scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Tennessee

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 6.50 0.00  1.06%  $19.64  $35,015.76  n/a  10.6%  6.6%     

 Click here to see how Tennessee scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Texas

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 1.00 0.00  1.99%  $21.79  $38,993.76  $6.55  8.2%  5.6%     

 Click here to see how Texas scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Utah

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 5.00 5.00 2.47%  $25.59  $36,712.78  $6.55  7.2%  7.1%     

 Click here to see how Utah scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Vermont

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 8.50 9.50  0.08%  $22.92  $36,824.89  $8.06  6.5%  12.8%     

 Click here to see how Vermont scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Virginia

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 6.00 5.75  0.91%  $23.80  $39,872.35  $6.55  7.4%  5.0%     

 Click here to see how Virginia scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Washington

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 0.00 0.00  1.52%  $26.76  $44,299.94  $8.55  9.5%  21.5%     

 Click here to see how Washington scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


West Virginia

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 8.50 6.50  0.26%  $18.46  $31,722.60  $7.25  9.5%  15.3%     

 Click here to see how West Virginia scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Wisconsin

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 7.90 6.75  0.52%  $21.53  $35,203.58  $6.50  8.6%  16.0%     

 Click here to see how Wisconsin scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


Wyoming

 Corporate
Tax Rate
Individual Tax Rate 2008-2009 Job Change Avg. Hourly Earnings

 Avg. Yearly Earnings

Min Wage March 2010 Unemployment Rate Total Union Membership     
 0.00 0.00  1.77%  $21.54  $38,294.88  $5.15  7.4%  8.9%     

 Click here to see how Wyoming scored on the 2007 Index of Worker Freedom.


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