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 $11.65 $23.85 $29.28 $36.96 $18.45 $23.15 $25.92 $29.41 $13.61 $9.11 $13.61 $16.10 $18.94
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 $9.75 $9.75 $9.75 $9.75 $9.75 $9.75 $9.75 $9.75 $9.75 $9.75 $9.75 $9.75

*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 $3,560 $5,390 $8,023 $10,601 $6,527 $8,260 $10,608 $12,889 $6,527 $8,260 $10,608 $12,889
Child Care $0 $6,893 $10,627 $14,362 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,893 $10,627 $14,362
Medical $1,776 $6,523 $6,237 $6,397 $4,696 $6,237 $6,397 $6,255 $4,696 $6,237 $6,397 $6,255
Housing $7,992 $9,924 $9,924 $14,196 $8,424 $9,924 $9,924 $14,196 $7,992 $9,924 $9,924 $14,196
Transportation $3,768 $7,155 $9,346 $10,196 $7,155 $9,346 $10,196 $10,231 $7,155 $9,346 $10,196 $10,231
Other $2,799 $4,565 $5,497 $6,845 $4,565 $5,497 $6,845 $6,235 $4,565 $5,497 $6,845 $6,235
Required annual income after taxes $19,895 $40,450 $49,654 $62,597 $31,367 $39,264 $43,970 $49,806 $30,935 $46,157 $54,597 $64,168
Annual taxes $4,330 $9,149 $11,242 $14,285 $7,015 $8,880 $9,950 $11,376 $6,955 $10,447 $12,366 $14,642
Required annual income before taxes $24,225 $49,599 $60,896 $76,882 $38,382 $48,143 $53,920 $61,181 $56,604 $37,891 $56,604 $66,964 $78,809

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $75,670
Business & Financial Operations $53,990
Computer & Mathematical $57,480
Architecture & Engineering $65,930
Life, Physical, & Social Science $51,520
Community & Social Service $41,150
Legal $60,620
Education, Training, & Library $46,100
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $35,500
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $80,260
Healthcare Support $32,170
Protective Service $54,520
Food Preparation & Serving Related $21,250
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $25,730
Personal Care & Service $23,100
Sales & Related $26,050
Office & Administrative Support $32,810
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $35,030
Construction & Extraction $37,760
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $41,990
Production $31,690
Transportation & Material Moving $29,240