Living Wage Calculation for Jackson County, Oregon

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 $10.93 $23.39 $28.05 $35.76 $17.72 $22.09 $24.74 $28.82 $8.82 $13.03 $15.42 $18.54
Poverty Wage $5.00 $7.00 $10.00 $11.00 $7.00 $10.00 $11.00 $13.00 $3.00 $5.00 $5.00 $6.00
Minimum Wage $9.25 $9.25 $9.25 $9.25 $9.25 $9.25 $9.25 $9.25 $9.25 $9.25 $9.25 $9.25

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 $3,594 $5,289 $7,939 $10,543 $6,589 $8,193 $10,556 $12,862 $6,589 $8,193 $10,556 $12,862
Child Care $0 $6,758 $10,412 $14,067 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,758 $10,412 $14,067
Medical $1,822 $6,284 $6,085 $6,053 $4,649 $6,085 $6,053 $6,168 $4,649 $6,085 $6,053 $6,168
Housing $7,320 $10,008 $10,008 $14,748 $7,392 $10,008 $10,008 $14,748 $7,320 $10,008 $10,008 $14,748
Transportation $3,885 $7,669 $8,690 $10,235 $7,669 $8,690 $10,235 $10,331 $7,669 $8,690 $10,235 $10,331
Other $2,237 $4,059 $4,880 $5,514 $4,059 $4,880 $5,514 $5,225 $4,059 $4,880 $5,514 $5,225
Required annual income after taxes $18,858 $40,067 $48,014 $61,160 $30,358 $37,855 $42,366 $49,334 $30,286 $44,613 $52,778 $63,401
Annual taxes $3,886 $8,588 $10,336 $13,218 $6,506 $8,102 $9,094 $10,617 $6,399 $9,588 $11,383 $13,710
Required annual income before taxes $22,743 $48,655 $58,349 $74,377 $36,865 $45,957 $51,459 $59,951 $36,685 $54,201 $64,161 $77,111

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $86,590
Business & Financial Operations $61,060
Computer & Mathematical $77,770
Architecture & Engineering $76,250
Life, Physical, & Social Science $55,450
Community & Social Service $41,870
Legal $77,190
Education, Training, & Library $46,650
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $43,170
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $77,120
Healthcare Support $32,430
Protective Service $47,280
Food Preparation & Serving Related $21,360
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $25,500
Personal Care & Service $23,120
Sales & Related $26,930
Office & Administrative Support $34,460
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $26,680
Construction & Extraction $45,770
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $44,260
Production $33,840
Transportation & Material Moving $31,380