The Value of Volunteer Time / State and Historical Data

Full data set for all states 2001-2020

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Latest Estimated Value of Volunteer Time

National Value of Volunteer Time

Volunteers in the United States hold up the foundation of civil society. They help their neighbors, serve their communities, and provide their expertise. No matter what kind of volunteer work they do, they are contributing in invaluable ways.

Dig into the historical national data and the value of volunteers’ contribution in time, talent, and effort in our communities in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. (Puerto Rico’s Value of Volunteer Time can be found here.)

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State Values of Volunteer Time


per hour in 2020

increase from 2019


increase from 2019

Historic Dollar Value of a Volunteer Hour: 2002-2020

per hour

Global Topics: Civil Society, Data
Policy Issues: Volunteer Mileage Reimbursement
Resource Types: Toolkit