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 $10.43 $21.06 $25.78 $31.33 $16.81 $20.95 $23.40 $25.36 $12.07 $8.28 $12.07 $14.17 $16.03
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 $6,528 $9,024 $9,024 $11,196 $6,972 $9,024 $9,024 $11,196 $6,528 $9,024 $9,024 $11,196
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 $18,544 $37,417 $45,815 $55,659 $29,864 $37,229 $41,588 $45,050 $29,420 $42,902 $50,377 $56,956
Annual taxes $3,148 $6,381 $7,812 $9,512 $5,098 $6,349 $7,092 $7,704 $5,037 $7,316 $8,589 $9,733
Required annual income before taxes $21,692 $43,798 $53,627 $65,172 $34,962 $43,578 $48,679 $52,755 $50,218 $34,457 $50,218 $58,966 $66,690

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $78,610
Business & Financial Operations $51,290
Computer & Mathematical $62,740
Architecture & Engineering $66,200
Life, Physical, & Social Science $63,160
Community & Social Service $37,740
Legal $59,330
Education, Training, & Library $42,770
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $30,960
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $52,090
Healthcare Support $26,560
Protective Service $34,570
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,640
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $21,700
Personal Care & Service $19,190
Sales & Related $23,290
Office & Administrative Support $29,790
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $25,340
Construction & Extraction $50,780
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $41,480
Production $33,130
Transportation & Material Moving $30,890