Living Wage Calculation for Major County, Oklahoma

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 $10.05 $22.16 $26.78 $34.05 $17.07 $20.34 $23.31 $25.14 $15.53 $8.54 $11.94 $14.93 $17.35
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

*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 $2,986 $4,394 $6,613 $8,777 $5,474 $6,807 $8,786 $10,702 $5,474 $6,807 $8,786 $10,702
Child Care $0 $6,197 $11,440 $16,683 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,197 $11,440 $16,683
Medical $2,195 $7,065 $6,784 $6,842 $5,304 $6,784 $6,842 $6,512 $5,304 $6,784 $6,842 $6,512
Housing $5,628 $8,148 $8,148 $10,188 $6,132 $8,148 $8,148 $10,188 $6,132 $8,148 $8,148 $10,188
Transportation $4,236 $8,754 $9,189 $11,032 $8,754 $9,189 $11,032 $10,989 $8,754 $9,189 $11,032 $10,989
Other $2,656 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $5,620 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $5,620
Required annual income after taxes $17,700 $38,852 $46,911 $59,580 $29,958 $35,665 $40,867 $44,011 $29,958 $41,862 $52,307 $60,694
Annual taxes $3,209 $7,249 $8,782 $11,251 $5,555 $6,639 $7,628 $8,284 $5,555 $7,820 $9,807 $11,462
Required annual income before taxes $20,909 $46,101 $55,693 $70,832 $35,513 $42,304 $48,495 $52,295 $48,467 $35,513 $49,682 $62,114 $72,155

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $79,755
Business & Financial Operations $58,907
Computer & Mathematical $65,036
Architecture & Engineering $74,097
Life, Physical, & Social Science $53,413
Community & Social Service $38,817
Legal $63,817
Education, Training, & Library $38,397
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $36,613
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $54,448
Healthcare Support $25,871
Protective Service $35,916
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,362
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $22,140
Personal Care & Service $20,059
Sales & Related $24,897
Office & Administrative Support $31,314
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $29,284
Construction & Extraction $39,001
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $41,718
Production $34,030
Transportation & Material Moving $31,816