Among those workers who would benefit from a minimum wage increase to $15 by 2024, most work full time

Shares of affected workers who work full, mid, or part time

Full time (35+ hrs.) Mid time (20–34 hrs.) Part time (<20 hrs.)
60.0% 29.5% 10.5%

Share of each work-hour group that would benefit


Group Share of category
Part time (<20 hrs.) 48.4%
Mid time (20–34 hrs.) 52.8%
Full time (35+ hrs.) 20.1%

Source: Economic Policy Institute Minimum Wage Simulation Model using data from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Congressional Budget Office. See Cooper, Mokhiber, and Zipperer 2019.

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