Distribution of all workers, tipped workers, and waiters/bartenders, by state tipped minimum wage level
|Tipped minimum wage level|
|Nationwide||Low ($2.13 tipped minimum wage)||Medium (between $2.13 and regular minimum wage)||Equal treatment (tipped minimum wage = regular minimum wage)|
|State miniumum wage set to federal level||29||17||11||1|
|State miniumum wage set above federal level||22||2||14||6|
|Waiters / bartenders||2,515,529||843,815||1,230,404||441,310|
|Of the workforce|
|Tipped worker share||3.4%||3.1%||3.6%||3.5%|
|Waiter & bartender share||2.0%||1.9%||2.1%||1.9%|
Notes: *As of January 1, 2014. Includes District of Columbia. Statistics reflect survey respondents ages 16 and older who are employed, but not self-employed, and report positive income from wages.
Source: Authors' analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata, 2011-2013.