State Unemployment Compensation

Minimum and Maximum Weekly Benefit, 2012

State Min. weekly benefit Max. weekly benefit
Alabama $45 $265
Alaska 56 442
Arizona 60 240
Arkansas 79 441
California 40 450
Colorado 25 487
Connecticut 15 594
Delaware 20 330
DC 50 359
Florida 32 275
Georgia 44 330
Hawaii 5 545
Idaho 65 362
Illinois 51 534
Indiana 50 390
Iowa 56 459
Kansas 109 436
Kentucky 39 415
Louisiana 10 284
Maine 62 534
Maryland 25 410
Massachusetts 34 942
Michigan 117 362
Minnesota 38 561
Mississippi 30 235
Missouri 35 320
Montana 125 422
Nebraska 30 308
Nevada 16 400
New Hampshire 32 427
New Jersey 85 584
New Mexico 67 503
New York 64 405
North Carolina 43 505
North Dakota 43 431
Ohio 105 503
Oklahoma 16 409
Oregon 115 493
Pennsylvania 35 566
Puerto Rico 7 133
Rhode Island 68 682
South Carolina 20 326
South Dakota 28 309
Tennessee 30 275
Texas 59 406
Utah 28 444
Vermont 64 425
Virginia 54 378
Virgin Islands 33 459
Washington 133 560
West Virginia 24 424
Wisconsin 54 363
Wyoming 31 438

Source: Department of Labor, Employment and Training Admin.



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