This dashboard illustrates characteristics of minimum age workers in the United States in 2016. According to the Bureau of Labour Statistics Report approximately 1.5 million of workers aged 16 and older in the US earned below the federal minimum ($ 7.25 per hour). Last year Texas was leader by quantity of nation’s most minimum-wage workers and quantity of workers paid at or below minimum wage: wages of 141 thousand workers were lower than federal minimum and 242 thousand of workers earned the federal minimum wage or less. But Texas took only 13th place in the rating among sates by share of workers paid below minimum wage. Leadership position in this category belong to South Carolina.
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