Walmart is the country's largest private employer and, as of today, they have raised their minimum wage to $14 per hour. 94% of employees at Walmart are hourly employees and the wage hike is needed for hourly employees to keep up with rising inflation. Walmart is in fierce competition with other retailers like Amazon, Target and Costco who pay their hourly employees more money per hour.
If you're looking for a new gig, Walmart has 30,000 hourly jobs listed on their website. Walmart currently employs 1.7 million workers in the Unite States. Lower wage, service industry type jobs continue to be in high demand across the country.