Living Wage Calculation for Autauga County, Alabama

The living wage shown is the hourly rate that an individual must earn to support their family, if they are the sole provider and are working full-time (2080 hours per year). All values are per adult in a family unless otherwise noted. The state minimum wage is the same for all individuals, regardless of how many dependents they may have. The poverty rate is typically quoted as gross annual income. We have converted it to an hourly wage for the sake of comparison.

For further detail, please reference the technical documentation here.

Hourly Wages 1 Adult 1 Adult 1 Child 1 Adult 2 Children 1 Adult 3 Children 2 Adults (One Working) 2 Adults (One Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (One Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (One Working) 3 Children 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Living Wage $10.46 $20.75 $25.68 $32.71 $16.83 $20.09 $22.51 $25.37 $8.31 $11.55 $14.11 $16.89
Poverty Wage $5.00 $7.00 $10.00 $11.00 $7.00 $10.00 $11.00 $13.00 $3.00 $5.00 $5.00 $6.00
Minimum Wage $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25

Typical Expenses

These figures show the individual expenses that went into the living wage estimate. Their values vary by family size, composition, and the current location.

Annual Expenses 1 Adult 1 Adult 1 Child 1 Adult 2 Children 1 Adult 3 Children 2 Adults (One Working) 2 Adults (One Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (One Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (One Working) 3 Children 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Food $3,011 $4,431 $6,652 $8,834 $5,521 $6,864 $8,844 $10,776 $5,521 $6,864 $8,844 $10,776
Child Care $0 $5,306 $10,062 $14,818 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,306 $10,062 $14,818
Medical $2,270 $6,007 $5,808 $5,776 $4,684 $5,808 $5,776 $5,891 $4,684 $5,808 $5,776 $5,891
Housing $6,792 $8,520 $8,520 $11,712 $7,164 $8,520 $8,520 $11,712 $6,792 $8,520 $8,520 $11,712
Transportation $4,290 $8,467 $9,593 $11,299 $8,467 $9,593 $11,299 $11,405 $8,467 $9,593 $11,299 $11,405
Other $2,146 $3,894 $4,682 $5,290 $3,894 $4,682 $5,290 $5,013 $3,894 $4,682 $5,290 $5,013
Required annual income after taxes $18,509 $36,625 $45,316 $57,729 $29,730 $35,467 $39,730 $44,798 $29,358 $40,773 $49,791 $59,615
Annual taxes $3,247 $6,531 $8,094 $10,306 $5,281 $6,322 $7,089 $7,980 $5,199 $7,277 $8,899 $10,646
Required annual income before taxes $21,756 $43,156 $53,411 $68,035 $35,011 $41,789 $46,819 $52,778 $34,557 $48,050 $58,691 $70,261

Typical Annual Salaries

These are the typical annual salaries for various professions in this location.

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $95,470
Business & Financial Operations $62,940
Computer & Mathematical $74,870
Architecture & Engineering $81,500
Life, Physical, & Social Science $53,790
Community & Social Service $40,900
Legal $62,830
Education, Training, & Library $45,210
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $35,120
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $50,780
Healthcare Support $23,110
Protective Service $33,320
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,420
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $20,830
Personal Care & Service $18,850
Sales & Related $22,560
Office & Administrative Support $29,820
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $28,280
Construction & Extraction $35,710
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $41,890
Production $30,070
Transportation & Material Moving $27,110