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The states where pay has gone up most since the recession

Mediafeed Logo By Myles Ma of Mediafeed | Slide 1 of 26: More than 10 years have passed since the start of the Great Recession, the longest and deepest downturn in the economy since the Great Depression. The median income in 2007, just before the recession, was $58,149 in 2016 dollars. It took until 2016 to reach that level again.The economy has largely recovered from the recession. The unemployment rate is down to 4.1% and Americans have gotten comfortable with carrying lots and lots of debt again. But the recovery hasn't been even. Some states have bounced back faster than others in the decade since the crash. What states have had the fastest recovery? We dug into data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to find out. Click ahead to see the 25 states where wages have increased most.

The states where pay has gone up most since the recession

More than 10 years have passed since the start of the Great Recession, the longest and deepest downturn in the economy since the Great Depression. The median income in 2007, just before the recession, was $58,149 in 2016 dollars. It took until 2016 to reach that level again.

The economy has largely recovered from the recession. The unemployment rate is down to 4.1% and Americans have gotten comfortable with carrying lots and lots of debt again. But the recovery hasn't been even. Some states have bounced back faster than others in the decade since the crash. What states have had the fastest recovery? We dug into data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to find out.

Click ahead to see the 25 states where wages have increased most.

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