Living Wage Calculation for Marion County, Indiana

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 $9.89 $20.49 $25.04 $31.47 $16.66 $19.64 $21.70 $24.71 $7.93 $11.30 $13.61 $16.38
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 $7.25 $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 $3,021 $4,456 $6,695 $8,888 $5,539 $6,897 $8,894 $10,836 $5,539 $6,897 $8,894 $10,836
Child Care $0 $5,369 $9,970 $14,572 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,369 $9,970 $14,572
Medical $2,297 $5,478 $5,306 $5,167 $4,647 $5,306 $5,167 $5,391 $4,647 $5,306 $5,167 $5,391
Housing $6,072 $9,324 $9,324 $12,432 $7,500 $9,324 $9,324 $12,432 $6,072 $9,324 $9,324 $12,432
Transportation $4,189 $8,281 $9,464 $10,581 $8,281 $9,464 $10,581 $10,858 $8,281 $9,464 $10,581 $10,858
Other $2,312 $4,184 $4,555 $5,317 $4,184 $4,555 $5,317 $5,210 $4,184 $4,555 $5,317 $5,210
Required annual income after taxes $17,892 $37,090 $45,315 $56,957 $30,151 $35,546 $39,283 $44,727 $28,723 $40,915 $49,253 $59,299
Annual taxes $2,669 $5,534 $6,761 $8,498 $4,499 $5,304 $5,861 $6,673 $4,286 $6,105 $7,349 $8,847
Required annual income before taxes $20,561 $42,624 $52,076 $65,455 $34,650 $40,850 $45,144 $51,401 $33,009 $47,020 $56,602 $68,147

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $80,300
Business & Financial Operations $55,740
Computer & Mathematical $65,210
Architecture & Engineering $66,150
Life, Physical, & Social Science $47,450
Community & Social Service $37,690
Legal $56,090
Education, Training, & Library $41,160
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $34,540
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $53,370
Healthcare Support $24,340
Protective Service $34,480
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,460
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $22,120
Personal Care & Service $19,450
Sales & Related $23,560
Office & Administrative Support $29,720
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $26,420
Construction & Extraction $44,800
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $41,030
Production $30,580
Transportation & Material Moving $28,920