These 10 States Have the Highest Minimum Wage

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Unfortunately, if you're an entry-level employee (or even a skilled employee in a low-wage industry), your earnings are likely based on the minimum wage. In many states, that means the federal minimum wage -- which is a measly $7.25 an hour for eligible employees. Although the federal minimum wage has been stagnant since 2009, some states have taken the problem of lackluster minimum wages into their own hands.

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