Living Wage Calculation for Terrell 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 (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 $10.31 $21.61 $24.68 $31.12 $17.14 $20.26 $23.11 $25.68 $15.16 $8.57 $11.63 $13.82 $15.87
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 $2,986 $4,394 $6,613 $8,777 $5,474 $6,807 $8,786 $10,702 $5,474 $6,807 $8,786 $10,702
Child Care $0 $5,478 $8,266 $11,054 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,478 $8,266 $11,054
Medical $2,203 $7,679 $7,398 $7,456 $5,772 $7,398 $7,456 $7,126 $5,772 $7,398 $7,456 $7,126
Housing $6,732 $8,844 $8,844 $12,432 $6,984 $8,844 $8,844 $12,432 $6,984 $8,844 $8,844 $12,432
Transportation $4,236 $8,754 $9,189 $11,032 $8,754 $9,189 $11,032 $10,989 $8,754 $9,189 $11,032 $10,989
Other $2,656 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $5,620 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $5,620
Required annual income after taxes $18,813 $39,443 $45,047 $56,809 $31,278 $36,975 $42,177 $46,869 $31,278 $42,453 $50,443 $57,923
Annual taxes $2,624 $5,502 $6,284 $7,925 $4,363 $5,158 $5,884 $6,538 $4,363 $5,922 $7,037 $8,080
Required annual income before taxes $21,437 $44,946 $51,331 $64,734 $35,641 $42,133 $48,060 $53,407 $47,301 $35,641 $48,375 $57,479 $66,003

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $106,979
Business & Financial Operations $70,797
Computer & Mathematical $84,757
Architecture & Engineering $83,907
Life, Physical, & Social Science $62,792
Community & Social Service $46,135
Legal $83,025
Education, Training, & Library $50,287
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $45,674
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $63,171
Healthcare Support $26,168
Protective Service $40,272
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,008
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $22,673
Personal Care & Service $19,578
Sales & Related $27,972
Office & Administrative Support $33,702
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $23,391
Construction & Extraction $38,284
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $41,461
Production $33,302
Transportation & Material Moving $31,703