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 $9.46 $19.23 $22.74 $28.57 $15.69 $19.09 $21.72 $24.00 $7.85 $10.72 $12.74 $14.59
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

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 $3,022 $4,457 $6,704 $8,887 $5,540 $6,898 $8,903 $10,835 $5,540 $6,898 $8,903 $10,835
Child Care $0 $4,142 $6,648 $9,153 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,142 $6,648 $9,153
Medical $2,177 $6,202 $5,990 $6,054 $4,775 $5,990 $6,054 $6,021 $4,775 $5,990 $6,054 $6,021
Housing $4,596 $6,756 $6,756 $9,744 $4,992 $6,756 $6,756 $9,744 $4,992 $6,756 $6,756 $9,744
Transportation $4,697 $8,554 $9,859 $11,553 $8,554 $9,859 $11,553 $11,037 $8,554 $9,859 $11,553 $11,037
Other $2,253 $3,916 $4,284 $5,178 $3,916 $4,284 $5,178 $4,838 $3,916 $4,284 $5,178 $4,838
Required annual income after taxes $16,745 $34,027 $40,242 $50,570 $27,778 $33,789 $38,445 $42,476 $27,778 $37,931 $45,093 $51,630
Annual taxes $2,934 $5,962 $7,050 $8,860 $4,867 $5,920 $6,736 $7,442 $4,867 $6,645 $7,900 $9,045
Required annual income before taxes $19,679 $39,989 $47,293 $59,430 $32,645 $39,708 $45,181 $49,918 $32,645 $44,576 $52,993 $60,675

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $76,460
Business & Financial Operations $55,910
Computer & Mathematical $67,130
Architecture & Engineering $70,380
Life, Physical, & Social Science $54,840
Community & Social Service $36,720
Legal $66,090
Education, Training, & Library $43,190
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $38,790
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $51,430
Healthcare Support $24,040
Protective Service $31,660
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,310
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $20,950
Personal Care & Service $19,290
Sales & Related $23,660
Office & Administrative Support $29,700
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $25,510
Construction & Extraction $34,900
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $38,960
Production $30,440
Transportation & Material Moving $27,860