Living Wage Calculation for Marshall 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 $9.70 $21.22 $26.31 $32.14 $16.55 $21.71 $24.17 $26.09 $12.18 $8.28 $12.18 $14.44 $16.43
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 $2,983 $4,516 $6,722 $8,882 $5,469 $6,921 $8,888 $10,799 $5,469 $6,921 $8,888 $10,799
Child Care $0 $4,633 $8,254 $11,875 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,633 $8,254 $11,875
Medical $2,180 $7,542 $7,256 $7,416 $5,130 $7,256 $7,416 $7,274 $5,130 $7,256 $7,416 $7,274
Housing $5,088 $8,244 $8,244 $10,284 $6,156 $8,244 $8,244 $10,284 $6,156 $8,244 $8,244 $10,284
Transportation $4,401 $8,358 $10,918 $11,911 $8,358 $10,918 $11,911 $11,951 $8,358 $10,918 $11,911 $11,951
Other $2,458 $4,008 $4,826 $6,010 $4,008 $4,826 $6,010 $5,474 $4,008 $4,826 $6,010 $5,474
Required annual income after taxes $17,109 $37,301 $46,220 $56,378 $29,121 $38,165 $42,469 $45,783 $29,121 $42,798 $50,723 $57,658
Annual taxes $3,064 $6,834 $8,505 $10,464 $5,305 $6,996 $7,802 $8,479 $5,305 $7,864 $9,349 $10,704
Required annual income before taxes $20,173 $44,135 $54,725 $66,842 $34,426 $45,160 $50,271 $54,261 $50,661 $34,426 $50,661 $60,072 $68,362

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $75,760
Business & Financial Operations $56,150
Computer & Mathematical $60,580
Architecture & Engineering $71,750
Life, Physical, & Social Science $50,160
Community & Social Service $35,560
Legal $62,480
Education, Training, & Library $37,770
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $36,590
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $52,240
Healthcare Support $24,330
Protective Service $34,570
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,580
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $20,960
Personal Care & Service $19,180
Sales & Related $23,320
Office & Administrative Support $29,770
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $27,280
Construction & Extraction $37,110
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $38,710
Production $32,580
Transportation & Material Moving $30,990