Wages Without Borders

Nov 2, 2018

Although surrounded by states with minimum wages of over $10 an hour, New Hampshire holds to the federal minimum wage at $7.25 an hour, the lowest in New England. 

If you're making close to the minimum wage in New Hampshire, can you make rent?


  • Kathy Staub, Manchester listener and field representative at Rights & Democracy NH
  • Annette Nielsen, economist at New Hampshire's Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau
  • Bill Ray, New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority
  • Brian Gottlob, principal of PolEcon research in Dover, New Hampshire