Pre-COVID-19 UI Monetary Eligibility Thresholds

Date of last comprehensive review: 10/15/2020

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State Minimum total earnings required in the base period to qualify for UI Number of calendar quarters with earnings in the base period needed to qualify for UI Minimum total earnings required outside the highest earning calendar quarter of the base period to qualify for UI Required earnings in the last two calendar quarters of the base period in order to qualify for UI Earnings in base period required to receive a $300 weekly benefit amount for UI Taxable Wage Amount Minimum Tax Rate (%) Maximum Tax Rate (%) Average Benefit Amount (August) Notes
Alabama234027800Max Benefit < $30080000.656.80$250.77
Alaska25002250013636.36415001.005.40$443.23
Arizona7020223400Max Benefit < $30070000.0512.85$237.99
Arkansas28352103120070000.106.00$223.84
California112522250690070001.506.20$282.35
Colorado250010013000136000.587.40$371.47
Connecticut60010015600150000.505.40$289.09
Delaware72010013800165000.108.00$238.98
District of Columbia1950265001170090001.607.00$348.75
Florida3400211330Max Benefit < $30070000.105.40$232.04
Georgia22002101200095000.047.56$256.80
Hawaii1302107800481000.005.60$449.20
Idaho2340246809750416000.255.40$306.11
Illinois16002440016595.74127400.206.40$313.12
Indiana420021400133191.4995000.507.40$221.90
Iowa24232808010350316000.007.50$343.48
Kansas36602109000140000.007.10$341.68
Kentucky327121090125161.45108000.309.00$319.88
Louisiana120024000Max Benefit < $30077000.096.00$180.86
Maine533621779013200120000.065.46$294.53
Maryland1800260001080085000.307.50$305.52
Massachusetts510010031200150000.9414.37$396.96
Michigan550121834010975.6190000.006.30$297.61
Minnesota29621007800350000.109.00$372.82
Mississippi120024200Max Benefit < $300140000.005.40$184.37
Missouri22502750015000115000.005.40$238.50
Montana29822994015789.47341000.006.12$345.61
Nebraska4324280003120090000.005.40$290.86
Nevada6002200011250325000.255.40$333.17
New Hampshire280021400027272.73140000.107.50$260.53
New Jersey440020026000353000.405.40$395.10
New Mexico2089.722107289.72258000.335.40$315.11
New York390021300011250116000.006.90$333.83
North Carolina560221115600252000.065.76$210.98
North Dakota27952932019500379000.089.69$463.06
Ohio53902103120090000.309.40$320.75
Oklahoma15002500010350187000.105.50$336.19
Oregon10002333024000421000.705.40$362.93
Pennsylvania271821006012068.35100001.299.93$329.27
Rhode Island420021400015584.42240000.909.40$311.44
South Carolina445521485011700140000.005.40$227.42
South Dakota12882560013800150000.009.30$292.32
Tennessee168029000Max Benefit < $30070000.0110.00$206.12
Texas25532101110090000.006.00$360.39
Utah390021300011895366000.007.00$364.35
Vermont401921148013500161000.806.50$336.46
Virginia30001001500080000.106.20$268.11
Washington.21015584.42527000.005.40$402.28
Notes
WA - Requires 680 hours of work; Earnings not specified
West Virginia220021028363.64120001.507.50$233.05
Wisconsin18902540010500140000.0010.70$285.41
Wyoming388021109010500264000.008.50$422.19