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 $12.51 $25.06 $30.95 $40.38 $20.05 $23.66 $26.47 $30.52 $26.98 $9.71 $13.81 $16.95 $20.72
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 $10.75 $10.75 $10.75 $10.75 $10.75 $10.75 $10.75 $10.75 $10.75 $10.75 $10.75 $10.75

*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 $3,573 $5,267 $7,929 $10,517 $6,551 $8,154 $10,529 $12,820 $6,551 $8,154 $10,529 $12,820
Child Care $0 $6,687 $12,569 $18,451 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,687 $12,569 $18,451
Medical $2,000 $6,318 $5,975 $6,057 $5,187 $5,975 $6,057 $5,776 $5,187 $5,975 $6,057 $5,776
Housing $8,520 $11,580 $11,580 $16,620 $9,672 $11,580 $11,580 $16,620 $8,520 $11,580 $11,580 $16,620
Transportation $4,206 $7,664 $9,011 $10,425 $7,664 $9,011 $10,425 $10,307 $7,664 $9,011 $10,425 $10,307
Other $2,976 $4,951 $5,375 $6,256 $4,951 $5,375 $6,256 $6,121 $4,951 $5,375 $6,256 $6,121
Required annual income after taxes $21,275 $42,466 $52,439 $68,327 $34,024 $40,095 $44,848 $51,645 $32,872 $46,782 $57,417 $70,096
Annual taxes $4,751 $9,658 $11,947 $15,673 $7,675 $9,113 $10,204 $11,844 $7,515 $10,648 $13,089 $16,079
Required annual income before taxes $26,026 $52,124 $64,386 $83,999 $41,699 $49,208 $55,052 $63,489 $56,119 $40,386 $57,430 $70,505 $86,175

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $79,046
Business & Financial Operations $58,050
Computer & Mathematical $64,099
Architecture & Engineering $70,477
Life, Physical, & Social Science $60,787
Community & Social Service $45,953
Legal $90,743
Education, Training, & Library $47,023
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $41,107
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $86,505
Healthcare Support $35,408
Protective Service $62,741
Food Preparation & Serving Related $24,514
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $28,660
Personal Care & Service $25,070
Sales & Related $29,740
Office & Administrative Support $35,707
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $37,908
Construction & Extraction $41,005
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $43,628
Production $33,948
Transportation & Material Moving $31,427