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 $10.47 $23.70 $27.76 $35.39 $17.60 $20.37 $23.45 $26.14 $16.43 $8.54 $12.74 $15.48 $18.02
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 $3,050 $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 $8,833 $12,975 $17,117 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,833 $12,975 $17,117
Medical $2,412 $5,790 $5,509 $5,567 $5,044 $5,509 $5,567 $5,237 $5,044 $5,509 $5,567 $5,237
Housing $5,781 $8,775 $8,775 $12,330 $6,718 $8,775 $8,775 $12,330 $5,781 $8,775 $8,775 $12,330
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 $18,293 $41,163 $48,198 $61,411 $30,630 $35,421 $40,748 $45,413 $29,693 $44,254 $53,723 $62,530
Annual taxes $3,475 $8,123 $9,552 $12,210 $5,980 $6,952 $8,033 $8,953 $5,850 $8,749 $10,673 $12,435
Required annual income before taxes $21,769 $49,286 $57,750 $73,621 $36,610 $42,374 $48,782 $54,366 $51,272 $35,542 $53,004 $64,396 $74,965

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $86,326
Business & Financial Operations $54,007
Computer & Mathematical $66,646
Architecture & Engineering $63,509
Life, Physical, & Social Science $56,334
Community & Social Service $42,374
Legal $59,778
Education, Training, & Library $46,894
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $37,905
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $60,352
Healthcare Support $30,115
Protective Service $35,527
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,362
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $25,215
Personal Care & Service $22,847
Sales & Related $27,829
Office & Administrative Support $35,086
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $37,956
Construction & Extraction $48,442
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $45,151
Production $36,203
Transportation & Material Moving $35,619