Report: R.I. has 13th-highest minimum wage in U.S. when adjusting for cost of living

WHEN ADJUSTING for cost of living, Rhode Island had the 13th-highest minimum wage in the United States, according to a report from Self Financial Inc. Pictured is the R.I. Statehouse. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island had the 13th-highest minimum wage relative to the cost of living in the United States in 2020, according to a report from Self Financial Inc. The adjusted minimum wage in the report, $11.35 per hour, was based on the state having a cost of living 1.3% higher than the national average.…

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