Any job will pay at least $14.00 an hour in Washington D.C. That is the minimum wage there.
Pay differs around the country. Minimum wage is set at the federal level at $7.25 an hour, but a lot of states pay more than that. Several states pay $12.00 an hour.
It is easier to find a job for $14.00 an hour when the minimum wage is $12.00 an hour, versus $7.25 an hour. Cost of living may be higher In those states, which may leave you with less money leftover than if you lived somewhere with a lower wage, but lower cost of living.
Knowing what state, or better yet, what city you live in could help coming up with a more specific answer.