Living Wage Calculation for Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

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 $10.53 $23.67 $28.76 $36.44 $17.57 $22.45 $25.02 $28.76 $13.40 $8.29 $13.40 $15.73 $18.65
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 $9.47 $9.47 $9.47 $9.47 $9.47 $9.47 $9.47 $9.47 $9.47 $9.47 $9.47 $9.47

*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 $7,953 $11,784 $15,616 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,953 $11,784 $15,616
Medical $1,614 $6,051 $5,764 $5,925 $4,545 $5,764 $5,925 $5,782 $4,545 $5,764 $5,925 $5,782
Housing $7,512 $12,180 $12,180 $17,448 $9,348 $12,180 $12,180 $17,448 $7,512 $12,180 $12,180 $17,448
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 $19,253 $43,293 $52,594 $66,630 $32,140 $41,047 $45,754 $52,585 $30,304 $49,000 $57,538 $68,201
Annual taxes $2,646 $5,949 $7,227 $9,155 $4,416 $5,640 $6,287 $7,226 $4,164 $6,733 $7,906 $9,371
Required annual income before taxes $21,899 $49,242 $59,821 $75,786 $36,556 $46,687 $52,041 $59,811 $55,733 $34,468 $55,733 $65,444 $77,572

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $96,630
Business & Financial Operations $70,810
Computer & Mathematical $81,240
Architecture & Engineering $82,380
Life, Physical, & Social Science $66,340
Community & Social Service $45,040
Legal $60,660
Education, Training, & Library $51,090
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $45,730
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $68,160
Healthcare Support $32,300
Protective Service $59,070
Food Preparation & Serving Related $23,700
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $28,670
Personal Care & Service $24,640
Sales & Related $28,460
Office & Administrative Support $37,400
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $34,690
Construction & Extraction $50,580
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $56,540
Production $46,980
Transportation & Material Moving $33,480