Living Wage Calculation for Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

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 $11.87 $24.78 $29.63 $37.25 $18.32 $23.30 $25.81 $29.79 $13.93 $8.82 $13.93 $16.14 $19.08
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 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38

*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 $3,464 $5,244 $7,806 $10,314 $6,351 $8,037 $10,321 $12,541 $6,351 $8,037 $10,321 $12,541
Child Care $0 $7,942 $11,274 $14,605 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,942 $11,274 $14,605
Medical $2,460 $6,713 $6,427 $6,587 $5,228 $6,427 $6,587 $6,445 $5,228 $6,427 $6,587 $6,445
Housing $9,564 $13,824 $13,824 $19,188 $10,800 $13,824 $13,824 $19,188 $9,564 $13,824 $13,824 $19,188
Transportation $3,568 $6,775 $8,850 $9,655 $6,775 $8,850 $9,655 $9,687 $6,775 $8,850 $9,655 $9,687
Other $2,355 $3,841 $4,625 $5,760 $3,841 $4,625 $5,760 $5,246 $3,841 $4,625 $5,760 $5,246
Required annual income after taxes $21,411 $44,340 $52,806 $66,109 $32,995 $41,763 $46,147 $53,108 $31,759 $49,705 $57,421 $67,713
Annual taxes $3,282 $7,196 $8,827 $11,361 $5,102 $6,700 $7,544 $8,856 $4,932 $8,230 $9,716 $11,670
Required annual income before taxes $24,693 $51,536 $61,634 $77,470 $38,097 $48,463 $53,692 $61,964 $57,935 $36,691 $57,935 $67,138 $79,383

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $107,630
Business & Financial Operations $63,150
Computer & Mathematical $89,060
Architecture & Engineering $82,480
Life, Physical, & Social Science $77,050
Community & Social Service $48,410
Legal $71,270
Education, Training, & Library $58,240
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $56,360
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $73,740
Healthcare Support $28,810
Protective Service $38,860
Food Preparation & Serving Related $22,810
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $25,290
Personal Care & Service $19,620
Sales & Related $23,000
Office & Administrative Support $33,360
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $20,340
Construction & Extraction $59,330
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $49,040
Production $27,270
Transportation & Material Moving $27,840