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 $9.94 $20.72 $24.80 $31.20 $16.43 $19.85 $22.40 $24.73 $8.22 $11.44 $13.73 $15.91
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 $3,087 $4,553 $6,849 $9,078 $5,659 $7,047 $9,095 $11,068 $5,659 $7,047 $9,095 $11,068
Child Care $0 $5,472 $9,153 $12,835 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,472 $9,153 $12,835
Medical $2,143 $6,140 $5,928 $5,992 $4,564 $5,928 $5,992 $5,959 $4,564 $5,928 $5,992 $5,959
Housing $6,072 $9,324 $9,324 $12,432 $7,500 $9,324 $9,324 $12,432 $7,500 $9,324 $9,324 $12,432
Transportation $4,569 $8,320 $9,589 $11,236 $8,320 $9,589 $11,236 $10,735 $8,320 $9,589 $11,236 $10,735
Other $2,127 $3,699 $4,046 $4,891 $3,699 $4,046 $4,891 $4,569 $3,699 $4,046 $4,891 $4,569
Required annual income after taxes $17,998 $37,506 $44,890 $56,464 $29,741 $35,934 $40,538 $44,764 $29,741 $41,406 $49,691 $57,599
Annual taxes $2,685 $5,596 $6,698 $8,424 $4,437 $5,361 $6,048 $6,679 $4,437 $6,178 $7,414 $8,594
Required annual income before taxes $20,684 $43,102 $51,587 $64,889 $34,179 $41,296 $46,586 $51,442 $34,179 $47,584 $57,105 $66,192

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $79,970
Business & Financial Operations $56,030
Computer & Mathematical $65,860
Architecture & Engineering $66,140
Life, Physical, & Social Science $48,450
Community & Social Service $37,910
Legal $56,670
Education, Training, & Library $41,610
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $34,130
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $54,750
Healthcare Support $24,630
Protective Service $35,340
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,520
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $22,480
Personal Care & Service $19,520
Sales & Related $23,690
Office & Administrative Support $30,190
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $26,920
Construction & Extraction $45,530
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $41,150
Production $30,980
Transportation & Material Moving $29,440