Louisiana and South Carolina
the states with the highest percentages of hourly paid workers earning at or below the federal minimum wage

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Additional Information: Alaska, Minnesota, Oregon, and Washington all had less than 1 percent of their hourly paid workers earning at or below the federal minimum wage.
Reference: For more information, read the Bureau of Labor Statistics analysis, "Characteristics of Minimum Wage Workers, 2018." "Characteristics of Minimum Wage Workers, 2018."

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