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 $10.68 $21.54 $26.58 $33.56 $17.08 $20.85 $23.41 $25.63 $23.32 $8.43 $11.90 $14.62 $17.18
Poverty Wage $5.84 $7.91 $9.99 $12.07 $7.91 $9.99 $12.07 $14.14 $3.96 $5.00 $6.03 $7.07
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 $2,994 $4,413 $6,644 $8,812 $5,489 $6,832 $8,822 $10,741 $5,489 $6,832 $8,822 $10,741
Child Care $0 $5,163 $10,209 $15,256 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,163 $10,209 $15,256
Medical $2,496 $6,818 $6,475 $6,557 $5,097 $6,475 $6,557 $6,276 $5,097 $6,475 $6,557 $6,276
Housing $5,724 $8,148 $8,148 $10,644 $6,132 $8,148 $8,148 $10,644 $5,724 $8,148 $8,148 $10,644
Transportation $4,623 $8,424 $9,905 $11,459 $8,424 $9,905 $11,459 $11,329 $8,424 $9,905 $11,459 $11,329
Other $2,824 $4,697 $5,099 $5,935 $4,697 $5,099 $5,935 $5,808 $4,697 $5,099 $5,935 $5,808
Required annual income after taxes $18,660 $37,662 $46,479 $58,663 $29,838 $36,459 $40,921 $44,798 $29,430 $41,622 $51,130 $60,054
Annual taxes $3,555 $7,144 $8,815 $11,149 $5,683 $6,916 $7,761 $8,522 $5,626 $7,894 $9,696 $11,413
Required annual income before taxes $22,215 $44,806 $55,294 $69,812 $35,521 $43,374 $48,683 $53,320 $48,504 $35,056 $49,516 $60,826 $71,467

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $86,680
Business & Financial Operations $61,455
Computer & Mathematical $55,643
Architecture & Engineering $74,335
Life, Physical, & Social Science $55,407
Community & Social Service $40,706
Legal $43,690
Education, Training, & Library $51,148
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $29,730
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $47,835
Healthcare Support $24,689
Protective Service $35,933
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,402
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $21,510
Personal Care & Service $19,083
Sales & Related $21,562
Office & Administrative Support $30,861
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $46,251
Construction & Extraction $39,009
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $48,031
Production $32,939
Transportation & Material Moving $27,333