Living Wage Calculation for Bexar County, Texas

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 $9.91 $21.25 $24.62 $29.83 $17.04 $20.48 $22.51 $25.42 $8.07 $11.66 $13.38 $15.54
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 $2,958 $4,362 $6,554 $8,701 $5,423 $6,752 $8,707 $10,608 $5,423 $6,752 $8,707 $10,608
Child Care $0 $5,317 $7,925 $10,533 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,317 $7,925 $10,533
Medical $2,150 $6,488 $6,316 $6,177 $4,978 $6,316 $6,177 $6,402 $4,978 $6,316 $6,177 $6,402
Housing $6,504 $10,284 $10,284 $13,404 $8,196 $10,284 $10,284 $13,404 $6,504 $10,284 $10,284 $13,404
Transportation $4,497 $8,890 $10,160 $11,359 $8,890 $10,160 $11,359 $11,657 $8,890 $10,160 $11,359 $11,657
Other $2,374 $4,295 $4,677 $5,459 $4,295 $4,677 $5,459 $5,349 $4,295 $4,677 $5,459 $5,349
Required annual income after taxes $18,483 $39,636 $45,916 $55,633 $31,781 $38,189 $41,986 $47,419 $30,089 $43,506 $49,911 $57,952
Annual taxes $2,129 $4,566 $5,290 $6,409 $3,661 $4,399 $4,837 $5,463 $3,466 $5,012 $5,750 $6,676
Required annual income before taxes $20,612 $44,202 $51,206 $62,042 $35,443 $42,588 $46,822 $52,882 $33,556 $48,518 $55,661 $64,628

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $93,600
Business & Financial Operations $63,470
Computer & Mathematical $76,130
Architecture & Engineering $78,650
Life, Physical, & Social Science $57,930
Community & Social Service $42,360
Legal $75,650
Education, Training, & Library $46,860
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $39,640
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $59,370
Healthcare Support $23,970
Protective Service $35,590
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,490
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $19,680
Personal Care & Service $18,350
Sales & Related $25,020
Office & Administrative Support $30,270
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $20,810
Construction & Extraction $34,190
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $38,280
Production $29,480
Transportation & Material Moving $27,560