Living Wage Calculation for Warren County, Tennessee

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 $8.97 $18.91 $22.05 $27.16 $15.41 $18.96 $21.27 $23.97 $7.70 $10.58 $12.24 $14.09
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 $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 $3,011 $4,431 $6,652 $8,834 $5,521 $6,864 $8,844 $10,776 $5,521 $6,864 $8,844 $10,776
Child Care $0 $4,055 $5,907 $7,759 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,055 $5,907 $7,759
Medical $2,317 $6,985 $6,786 $6,754 $5,334 $6,786 $6,754 $6,869 $5,334 $6,786 $6,754 $6,869
Housing $4,740 $6,972 $6,972 $10,056 $5,148 $6,972 $6,972 $10,056 $5,148 $6,972 $6,972 $10,056
Transportation $4,290 $8,467 $9,593 $11,299 $8,467 $9,593 $11,299 $11,405 $8,467 $9,593 $11,299 $11,405
Other $2,146 $3,894 $4,682 $5,290 $3,894 $4,682 $5,290 $5,013 $3,894 $4,682 $5,290 $5,013
Required annual income after taxes $16,504 $34,804 $40,592 $49,992 $28,363 $34,897 $39,160 $44,120 $28,363 $38,952 $45,067 $51,879
Annual taxes $2,144 $4,521 $5,273 $6,494 $3,684 $4,533 $5,087 $5,731 $3,684 $5,060 $5,854 $6,739
Required annual income before taxes $18,648 $39,325 $45,865 $56,486 $32,048 $39,430 $44,247 $49,851 $32,048 $44,012 $50,921 $58,618

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 $56,320
Computer & Mathematical $65,770
Architecture & Engineering $68,540
Life, Physical, & Social Science $53,910
Community & Social Service $37,170
Legal $69,360
Education, Training, & Library $43,880
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $38,170
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $51,860
Healthcare Support $24,140
Protective Service $31,590
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,540
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $21,560
Personal Care & Service $19,430
Sales & Related $23,880
Office & Administrative Support $30,270
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $25,380
Construction & Extraction $35,660
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $40,150
Production $30,500
Transportation & Material Moving $28,410