Living Wage Calculation for Green Bay, WI

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 $11.15 $24.22 $28.88 $36.25 $18.00 $21.45 $24.09 $27.12 $25.75 $8.82 $13.29 $15.82 $18.54
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 $7.25 $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 $3,058 $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 $8,888 $13,055 $17,223 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,888 $13,055 $17,223
Medical $2,384 $5,924 $5,581 $5,663 $5,175 $5,581 $5,663 $5,382 $5,175 $5,581 $5,663 $5,382
Housing $6,403 $9,294 $9,294 $13,150 $7,059 $9,294 $9,294 $13,150 $6,403 $9,294 $9,294 $13,150
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 $19,497 $42,114 $50,173 $62,954 $31,341 $37,310 $41,886 $47,159 $30,686 $46,198 $54,941 $64,382
Annual taxes $3,686 $8,272 $9,902 $12,453 $6,102 $7,301 $8,226 $9,259 $6,010 $9,098 $10,866 $12,741
Required annual income before taxes $23,182 $50,386 $60,075 $75,407 $37,443 $44,611 $50,112 $56,417 $53,553 $36,696 $55,296 $65,807 $77,123

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $88,130
Business & Financial Operations $56,559
Computer & Mathematical $68,091
Architecture & Engineering $64,747
Life, Physical, & Social Science $59,357
Community & Social Service $45,747
Legal $63,359
Education, Training, & Library $46,508
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $38,423
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $61,188
Healthcare Support $31,108
Protective Service $37,384
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,906
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $25,070
Personal Care & Service $23,270
Sales & Related $28,516
Office & Administrative Support $35,861
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $34,699
Construction & Extraction $47,599
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $46,097
Production $36,807
Transportation & Material Moving $35,789