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 $11.73 $25.97 $30.75 $39.14 $19.25 $23.56 $26.17 $30.27 $27.51 $9.11 $14.17 $16.74 $20.06
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 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50

*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 $8,712 $13,336 $17,959 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,712 $13,336 $17,959
Medical $1,955 $7,170 $6,827 $6,909 $5,397 $6,827 $6,909 $6,628 $5,397 $6,827 $6,909 $6,628
Housing $8,700 $13,644 $13,644 $19,380 $10,584 $13,644 $13,644 $19,380 $8,700 $13,644 $13,644 $19,380
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 $21,410 $47,407 $56,122 $71,446 $35,146 $43,011 $47,763 $55,257 $33,262 $51,723 $61,099 $73,216
Annual taxes $2,987 $6,613 $7,829 $9,967 $4,903 $6,000 $6,663 $7,708 $4,640 $7,215 $8,523 $10,214
Required annual income before taxes $24,396 $54,020 $63,951 $81,413 $40,048 $49,011 $54,426 $62,965 $57,230 $37,902 $58,938 $69,623 $83,429

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $104,847
Business & Financial Operations $75,806
Computer & Mathematical $83,336
Architecture & Engineering $88,192
Life, Physical, & Social Science $69,006
Community & Social Service $52,146
Legal $62,978
Education, Training, & Library $51,220
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $44,214
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $75,199
Healthcare Support $32,291
Protective Service $61,342
Food Preparation & Serving Related $25,574
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $31,972
Personal Care & Service $28,650
Sales & Related $29,905
Office & Administrative Support $39,986
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $36,674
Construction & Extraction $56,734
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $60,015
Production $52,413
Transportation & Material Moving $35,882