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 $11.08 $22.57 $27.38 $34.04 $17.49 $21.23 $23.81 $25.97 $24.26 $8.61 $12.44 $15.03 $17.42
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 $7.75 $7.75 $7.75 $7.75 $7.75 $7.75 $7.75 $7.75 $7.75 $7.75 $7.75 $7.75

*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 $3,058 $4,508 $6,786 $9,001 $5,607 $6,979 $9,012 $10,972 $5,607 $6,979 $9,012 $10,972
Child Care $0 $6,463 $11,097 $15,731 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,463 $11,097 $15,731
Medical $2,268 $6,293 $5,949 $6,031 $4,730 $5,949 $6,031 $5,751 $4,730 $5,949 $6,031 $5,751
Housing $6,660 $9,228 $9,228 $11,616 $7,140 $9,228 $9,228 $11,616 $6,660 $9,228 $9,228 $11,616
Transportation $4,866 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $11,925 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $11,925
Other $2,785 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $5,729 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $5,729
Required annual income after taxes $19,638 $39,991 $48,517 $60,297 $30,977 $37,612 $42,188 $45,993 $30,497 $44,075 $53,285 $61,724
Annual taxes $3,407 $6,953 $8,432 $10,497 $5,394 $6,540 $7,334 $8,015 $5,327 $7,661 $9,259 $10,745
Required annual income before taxes $23,045 $46,944 $56,949 $70,794 $36,370 $44,152 $49,522 $54,009 $50,469 $35,823 $51,736 $62,544 $72,469

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $80,703
Business & Financial Operations $54,512
Computer & Mathematical $62,793
Architecture & Engineering $67,144
Life, Physical, & Social Science $60,036
Community & Social Service $38,134
Legal $59,892
Education, Training, & Library $42,589
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $32,888
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $58,678
Healthcare Support $29,164
Protective Service $35,089
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,482
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $25,039
Personal Care & Service $20,729
Sales & Related $25,944
Office & Administrative Support $32,507
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $34,657
Construction & Extraction $49,924
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $43,237
Production $35,141
Transportation & Material Moving $30,851