State Unemployment Compensation

Minimum and Maximum Weekly Benefit, 2013

State Min. weekly benefit Max. weekly benefit
Alabama $45 $265
Alaska 56 442
Arizona 122 240
Arkansas 81 451
California 40 450
Colorado 25 513
Connecticut 15 666
Delaware 20 330
DC 50 359
Florida 32 275
Georgia 44 330
Hawaii 5 534
Idaho 72 357
Illinois 51 562
Indiana 37 390
Iowa 59 486
Kansas 114 456
Kentucky 39 415
Louisiana 10 247
Maine 65 558
Maryland 50 430
Massachusetts 33 1101
Michigan 117 362
Minnesota 24 610
Mississippi 30 235
Missouri 35 320
Montana 127 446
Nebraska 70 362
Nevada 16 402
New Hampshire 32 427
New Jersey 87 624
New Mexico 76 457
New York 64 405
North Carolina 46 535
North Dakota 43 516
Ohio 115 557
Oklahoma 16 386
Oregon 122 524
Pennsylvania 70 581
Puerto Rico 7 133
Rhode Island 45 707
South Carolina 42 326
South Dakota 28 333
Tennessee 30 325
Texas 62 440
Utah 26 479
Vermont 69 425
Virginia 54 378
Virgin Islands 33 491
Washington 143 604
West Virginia 24 424
Wisconsin 54 363
Wyoming 33 459

Source: Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Comparison of State Unemployment Laws.


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