Figure E

Age of workers affected by increasing the federal minimum wage to $15 by 2024

Share of affected workers who are teenagers versus age 20 or older

Share of affected workers
Teenagers 9.8%
Age 20 or older 90.2%

 

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Detailed age breakdown of affected workers

Less than age 25 Age 25 to 39 Age 40 to 54 Age 55+
Share of affected workers 29.9% 32.3% 21.8% 16.1%
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Source: EPI analysis of the Raise the Wage Act of 2017 using Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata

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