Poverty rates of tipped workers, nontipped workers, and waitstaff/bartenders by state tipped minimum wage level

Low ($2.13) Mid (between $2.13 and regular minimum wage) Equal treatment (at regular minimum wage)
Not tipped 6.7% 5.7% 6.2%
All tipped workers 14.8% 13.5% 11.7%
Waitstaff & bartenders 18.5% 14.9% 11.1%

Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement microdata, 2013–2015

View the underlying data on epi.org.