Living Wage Calculation for Bend-Redmond, OR

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 $11.91 $24.15 $29.52 $39.06 $19.40 $22.26 $25.51 $29.07 $17.05 $9.48 $13.10 $16.45 $19.96
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 $10.25 $10.25 $10.25 $10.25 $10.25 $10.25 $10.25 $10.25 $10.25 $10.25 $10.25 $10.25

*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 $3,564 $5,245 $7,893 $10,476 $6,533 $8,124 $10,487 $12,773 $6,533 $8,124 $10,487 $12,773
Child Care $0 $6,646 $12,492 $18,338 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,646 $12,492 $18,338
Medical $2,030 $6,183 $5,902 $5,959 $5,055 $5,902 $5,959 $5,629 $5,055 $5,902 $5,959 $5,629
Housing $8,016 $10,284 $10,284 $14,772 $8,796 $10,284 $10,284 $14,772 $8,016 $10,284 $10,284 $14,772
Transportation $3,860 $7,975 $8,373 $10,051 $7,975 $8,373 $10,051 $10,013 $7,975 $8,373 $10,051 $10,013
Other $2,803 $4,533 $4,999 $6,395 $4,533 $4,999 $6,395 $5,932 $4,533 $4,999 $6,395 $5,932
Required annual income after taxes $20,272 $40,866 $49,943 $65,991 $32,893 $37,682 $43,177 $49,119 $32,113 $44,328 $55,669 $67,457
Annual taxes $4,510 $9,363 $11,457 $15,248 $7,450 $8,621 $9,887 $11,342 $7,341 $10,158 $12,776 $15,583
Required annual income before taxes $24,782 $50,228 $61,400 $81,239 $40,343 $46,303 $53,064 $60,461 $53,183 $39,454 $54,486 $68,445 $83,040

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $78,331
Business & Financial Operations $55,852
Computer & Mathematical $59,194
Architecture & Engineering $66,574
Life, Physical, & Social Science $57,687
Community & Social Service $43,235
Legal $68,931
Education, Training, & Library $48,636
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $37,187
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $83,784
Healthcare Support $35,178
Protective Service $57,892
Food Preparation & Serving Related $23,647
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $26,332
Personal Care & Service $24,375
Sales & Related $28,157
Office & Administrative Support $35,209
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $36,162
Construction & Extraction $39,350
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $45,315
Production $32,513
Transportation & Material Moving $31,488