Living Wage Calculation for St. Johns County, Florida

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 $10.57 $22.88 $26.93 $33.07 $17.72 $21.50 $23.54 $26.69 $8.38 $12.48 $14.54 $17.16
Poverty Wage $5.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $13.00 $3.00 $4.00 $5.00 $6.00
Minimum Wage $7.79 $7.79 $7.79 $7.79 $7.79 $7.79 $7.79 $7.79 $7.79 $7.79 $7.79 $7.79

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 $2,958 $4,362 $6,554 $8,701 $5,423 $6,752 $8,707 $10,608 $5,423 $6,752 $8,707 $10,608
Child Care $0 $6,442 $10,328 $14,214 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,442 $10,328 $14,214
Medical $2,309 $7,465 $7,293 $7,154 $5,098 $7,293 $7,154 $7,378 $5,098 $7,293 $7,154 $7,378
Housing $7,572 $11,220 $11,220 $14,796 $9,336 $11,220 $11,220 $14,796 $7,572 $11,220 $11,220 $14,796
Transportation $4,497 $8,890 $10,160 $11,359 $8,890 $10,160 $11,359 $11,657 $8,890 $10,160 $11,359 $11,657
Other $2,374 $4,295 $4,677 $5,459 $4,295 $4,677 $5,459 $5,349 $4,295 $4,677 $5,459 $5,349
Required annual income after taxes $19,710 $42,674 $50,232 $61,683 $33,042 $40,102 $43,898 $49,788 $31,278 $46,544 $54,226 $64,002
Annual taxes $2,271 $4,916 $5,787 $7,106 $3,806 $4,620 $5,057 $5,736 $3,603 $5,362 $6,247 $7,373
Required annual income before taxes $21,981 $47,590 $56,019 $68,789 $36,848 $44,721 $48,955 $55,523 $34,881 $51,906 $60,473 $71,375

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $95,480
Business & Financial Operations $57,540
Computer & Mathematical $67,120
Architecture & Engineering $65,230
Life, Physical, & Social Science $51,620
Community & Social Service $37,530
Legal $60,670
Education, Training, & Library $42,740
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $38,360
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $57,130
Healthcare Support $24,980
Protective Service $33,400
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,010
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $20,880
Personal Care & Service $20,150
Sales & Related $24,320
Office & Administrative Support $29,180
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $19,000
Construction & Extraction $33,380
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $36,620
Production $28,600
Transportation & Material Moving $25,610