State Unemployment Compensation

Minimum and Maximum Weekly Benefit, 2008

State Min. weekly benefit Max. weekly benefit
Alabama $45 $235
Alaska 44–68 248–320
Arizona 60 240
Arkansas 77 431
California 40 450
Colorado 25 431–475
Connecticut 15–30 501–576
Delaware 20 330
DC 50 359
Florida 32 275
Georgia 44 330
Hawaii 5 523
Idaho 58 364
Illinois 51–70 369–511
Indiana 50 390
Iowa 53–65 361–443
Kansas 105 423
Kentucky 39 415
Louisiana 10 284
Maine 60–90 344–516
Maryland 25–65 380
Massachusetts 32–48 600–900
Michigan 113–143 362
Minnesota 38 351–538
Mississippi 30 230
Missouri 35 320
Montana 120 407
Nebraska 30 298
Nevada 16 393
New Hampshire 32 427
New Jersey 85–97 560
New Mexico 66–99 355–455
New York 64 405
North Carolina 39 457
North Dakota 43 406
Ohio 103 365–493
Oklahoma 16 392
Oregon 113 482
Pennsylvania 35–43 539–547
Puerto Rico 7 133
Rhode Island 68–118 528–660
South Carolina 20 326
South Dakota 28 298
Tennessee 30 275
Texas 57 378
Utah 26 427
Vermont 64 425
Virginia 54 378
Virgin Islands 33 454
Washington 129 541
West Virginia 24 424
Wisconsin 53 355
Wyoming 30 415

Source: Department of Labor, Employment and Training Admin.



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