Living Wage Calculation for Evansville, 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 $10.81 $22.44 $26.66 $33.72 $17.33 $20.56 $23.56 $25.53 $15.72 $8.54 $12.09 $14.89 $17.18
Poverty Wage $5.80 $7.81 $9.82 $11.83 $7.81 $9.82 $11.83 $13.84 $3.90 $4.91 $5.91 $6.92
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 $3,050 $4,489 $6,755 $8,966 $5,592 $6,953 $8,975 $10,932 $5,592 $6,953 $8,975 $10,932
Child Care $0 $6,424 $11,029 $15,634 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,424 $11,029 $15,634
Medical $2,297 $6,157 $5,876 $5,934 $4,600 $5,876 $5,934 $5,604 $4,600 $5,876 $5,934 $5,604
Housing $6,792 $9,444 $9,444 $11,820 $7,260 $9,444 $9,444 $11,820 $6,792 $9,444 $9,444 $11,820
Transportation $4,173 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $10,827 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $10,827
Other $2,877 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $6,088 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $6,088
Required annual income after taxes $19,190 $39,790 $47,289 $59,785 $30,728 $36,458 $41,785 $45,270 $30,260 $42,882 $52,814 $60,904
Annual taxes $3,303 $6,877 $8,174 $10,354 $5,318 $6,299 $7,220 $7,840 $5,253 $7,411 $9,129 $10,547
Required annual income before taxes $22,493 $46,667 $55,463 $70,139 $36,046 $42,757 $49,005 $53,110 $49,033 $35,513 $50,293 $61,943 $71,451

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $80,975
Business & Financial Operations $53,526
Computer & Mathematical $63,519
Architecture & Engineering $68,111
Life, Physical, & Social Science $61,685
Community & Social Service $38,079
Legal $59,993
Education, Training, & Library $42,876
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $31,591
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $54,663
Healthcare Support $28,024
Protective Service $37,556
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,854
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,200
Personal Care & Service $20,070
Sales & Related $24,918
Office & Administrative Support $31,468
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $26,168
Construction & Extraction $49,087
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $41,820
Production $33,866
Transportation & Material Moving $30,648