Living Wage Calculation for Bloomington, IN

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 $11.14 $22.03 $26.76 $33.22 $17.60 $21.93 $24.38 $27.25 $12.56 $8.64 $12.56 $14.66 $16.98
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 $3,047 $4,613 $6,867 $9,073 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031
Child Care $0 $5,673 $8,789 $11,906 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,673 $8,789 $11,906
Medical $2,174 $5,891 $5,604 $5,765 $5,089 $5,604 $5,765 $5,623 $5,089 $5,604 $5,765 $5,623
Housing $7,822 $10,813 $10,813 $14,654 $8,415 $10,813 $10,813 $14,654 $7,822 $10,813 $10,813 $14,654
Transportation $4,235 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498
Other $2,560 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702
Required annual income after taxes $19,838 $39,206 $47,604 $59,117 $31,308 $39,018 $43,377 $48,508 $30,714 $44,691 $52,166 $60,414
Annual taxes $3,326 $6,627 $8,058 $9,987 $5,296 $6,595 $7,337 $8,179 $5,214 $7,561 $8,835 $10,208
Required annual income before taxes $23,164 $45,833 $55,662 $69,105 $36,604 $45,613 $50,714 $56,688 $52,253 $35,928 $52,253 $61,001 $70,623

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $77,130
Business & Financial Operations $50,350
Computer & Mathematical $63,790
Architecture & Engineering $59,730
Life, Physical, & Social Science $49,050
Community & Social Service $43,330
Legal $50,810
Education, Training, & Library $42,240
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $42,040
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $53,310
Healthcare Support $24,700
Protective Service $28,720
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,960
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $26,280
Personal Care & Service $20,070
Sales & Related $22,260
Office & Administrative Support $31,090
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $23,120
Construction & Extraction $45,350
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $37,430
Production $27,980
Transportation & Material Moving $25,880