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 $9.88 $21.07 $26.87 $33.41 $15.84 $21.38 $23.83 $25.77 $12.11 $7.82 $12.11 $14.72 $17.07
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 $2,983 $4,516 $6,722 $8,882 $5,469 $6,921 $8,888 $10,799 $5,469 $6,921 $8,888 $10,799
Child Care $0 $4,966 $9,820 $14,674 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,966 $9,820 $14,674
Medical $2,112 $7,416 $7,130 $7,290 $4,180 $7,130 $7,290 $7,148 $4,180 $7,130 $7,290 $7,148
Housing $5,340 $7,644 $7,644 $9,720 $5,712 $7,644 $7,644 $9,720 $5,340 $7,644 $7,644 $9,720
Transportation $4,401 $8,358 $10,918 $11,911 $8,358 $10,918 $11,911 $11,951 $8,358 $10,918 $11,911 $11,951
Other $2,458 $4,008 $4,826 $6,010 $4,008 $4,826 $6,010 $5,474 $4,008 $4,826 $6,010 $5,474
Required annual income after taxes $17,294 $36,908 $47,060 $58,487 $27,727 $37,438 $41,743 $45,092 $27,355 $42,404 $51,563 $59,766
Annual taxes $3,256 $6,927 $8,830 $11,014 $5,226 $7,026 $7,833 $8,504 $5,174 $7,957 $9,673 $11,254
Required annual income before taxes $20,550 $43,835 $55,889 $69,501 $32,953 $44,465 $49,576 $53,596 $50,361 $32,530 $50,361 $61,236 $71,020

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $83,910
Business & Financial Operations $60,520
Computer & Mathematical $58,520
Architecture & Engineering $72,380
Life, Physical, & Social Science $58,080
Community & Social Service $42,470
Legal $46,760
Education, Training, & Library $45,730
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $33,600
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $48,100
Healthcare Support $22,220
Protective Service $37,220
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,370
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $20,430
Personal Care & Service $18,660
Sales & Related $19,870
Office & Administrative Support $28,850
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $37,340
Construction & Extraction $45,610
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $32,740
Production $26,340
Transportation & Material Moving $0