PA Minimum Wage Facts

East Goshen GOP

MAR 12, 2021

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PA Workers earning minimum wage or less in 2020:
• Represent only 2.4% of all hourly workers and only 1.3% of all workers
• 64% worked part-time
• 70% are 16-24 years old
• 86% have never married
• 84% have no children
• 83% worked in food services and drinking places, retail trade, and educational services
• A portion received additional compensation such as tips
• Over 34% had annual family incomes of $75,000 or more
and almost 22% had annual family incomes of $100,000 or more
Quick Additional Fact:
Did you know that many highly-paid union contracts wage rates are tied directly to the minimum wage rate?