Living Wage Calculation for Antelope County, Nebraska

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 (1 Working) 2 Adults (1 Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working Part Time) 1 Child* 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Living Wage $10.33 $22.73 $27.11 $33.65 $17.94 $21.07 $23.73 $26.20 $24.45 $8.97 $12.55 $14.94 $17.24
Poverty Wage $5.84 $7.91 $9.99 $12.07 $7.91 $9.99 $12.07 $14.14 $3.96 $5.00 $6.03 $7.07
Minimum Wage $9.00 $9.00 $9.00 $9.00 $9.00 $9.00 $9.00 $9.00 $9.00 $9.00 $9.00 $9.00

*Documentation for families with an adult working part-time is available separately, here.

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 (1 Working) 2 Adults (1 Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working Part Time) 1 Child* 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Food $3,058 $4,508 $6,786 $9,001 $5,607 $6,979 $9,012 $10,972 $5,607 $6,979 $9,012 $10,972
Child Care $0 $6,936 $10,596 $14,256 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,936 $10,596 $14,256
Medical $2,440 $6,944 $6,600 $6,683 $5,608 $6,600 $6,683 $6,402 $5,608 $6,600 $6,683 $6,402
Housing $5,112 $7,836 $7,836 $10,632 $6,828 $7,836 $7,836 $10,632 $6,828 $7,836 $7,836 $10,632
Transportation $4,866 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $11,925 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $11,925
Other $2,785 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $5,729 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $5,729
Required annual income after taxes $18,262 $39,723 $47,275 $58,489 $31,542 $36,871 $41,447 $45,660 $31,542 $43,807 $52,043 $59,916
Annual taxes $3,224 $7,554 $9,124 $11,497 $5,780 $6,961 $7,912 $8,830 $5,780 $8,403 $10,115 $11,794
Required annual income before taxes $21,486 $47,277 $56,399 $69,987 $37,322 $43,832 $49,359 $54,491 $50,850 $37,322 $52,210 $62,158 $71,711

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $88,243
Business & Financial Operations $61,466
Computer & Mathematical $75,940
Architecture & Engineering $70,889
Life, Physical, & Social Science $56,651
Community & Social Service $38,865
Legal $65,694
Education, Training, & Library $49,378
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $38,556
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $60,602
Healthcare Support $28,578
Protective Service $39,976
Food Preparation & Serving Related $22,148
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $25,368
Personal Care & Service $24,247
Sales & Related $26,829
Office & Administrative Support $33,423
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $33,865
Construction & Extraction $40,357
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $44,615
Production $36,128
Transportation & Material Moving $35,861