Living Wage Calculation for Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

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 $10.12 $21.08 $25.57 $32.83 $16.72 $19.87 $22.84 $24.79 $14.88 $8.24 $11.40 $14.33 $16.73
Poverty Wage $5.80 $7.81 $9.82 $11.83 $7.81 $9.82 $11.83 $13.84 $3.90 $4.91 $5.91 $6.92
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 $5,131 $10,147 $15,162 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,131 $10,147 $15,162
Medical $2,524 $6,681 $6,400 $6,458 $4,966 $6,400 $6,458 $6,127 $4,966 $6,400 $6,458 $6,127
Housing $5,244 $7,560 $7,560 $9,816 $5,688 $7,560 $7,560 $9,816 $5,244 $7,560 $7,560 $9,816
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 $17,645 $36,814 $44,646 $57,303 $29,176 $34,693 $39,894 $43,254 $28,732 $39,824 $50,041 $58,416
Annual taxes $3,398 $7,041 $8,530 $10,979 $5,599 $6,634 $7,623 $8,301 $5,537 $7,612 $9,556 $11,189
Required annual income before taxes $21,043 $43,855 $53,176 $68,281 $34,775 $41,327 $47,517 $51,555 $46,429 $34,269 $47,435 $59,597 $69,605

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $86,028
Business & Financial Operations $60,742
Computer & Mathematical $48,011
Architecture & Engineering $72,796
Life, Physical, & Social Science $54,325
Community & Social Service $43,409
Legal $45,971
Education, Training, & Library $47,570
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $28,577
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $50,246
Healthcare Support $24,723
Protective Service $37,413
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,127
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $21,228
Personal Care & Service $19,301
Sales & Related $20,838
Office & Administrative Support $30,709
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $0
Construction & Extraction $39,001
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $48,421
Production $34,994
Transportation & Material Moving $27,788