Shares by educational attainment of workers experiencing minimum wage violations

Less than high school High school Some college Bachelor’s degree or higher
Workers experiencing minimum wage violations 23.1% 31.1% 31.9% 14.0%
Total minimum-wage-eligible workforce 10.6% 28.4% 30.8% 30.1%

Note: Sample includes workers age 16 to 85 in the ten most populous states: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group data, 2013–2015

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