Living Wage Calculation for Hinesville, GA

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 $11.65 $23.42 $26.98 $33.33 $18.66 $22.30 $24.88 $27.95 $25.15 $9.08 $12.85 $14.83 $17.07
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 $2,994 $4,413 $6,644 $8,812 $5,489 $6,832 $8,822 $10,741 $5,489 $6,832 $8,822 $10,741
Child Care $0 $5,895 $8,306 $10,717 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,895 $8,306 $10,717
Medical $2,392 $7,662 $7,318 $7,401 $5,495 $7,318 $7,401 $7,120 $5,495 $7,318 $7,401 $7,120
Housing $7,453 $9,614 $9,614 $13,585 $8,359 $9,614 $9,614 $13,585 $7,453 $9,614 $9,614 $13,585
Transportation $4,623 $8,424 $9,905 $11,459 $8,424 $9,905 $11,459 $11,329 $8,424 $9,905 $11,459 $11,329
Other $2,824 $4,697 $5,099 $5,935 $4,697 $5,099 $5,935 $5,808 $4,697 $5,099 $5,935 $5,808
Required annual income after taxes $20,285 $40,704 $46,886 $57,909 $32,464 $38,768 $43,231 $48,583 $31,557 $44,663 $51,537 $59,300
Annual taxes $3,946 $8,009 $9,243 $11,414 $6,344 $7,623 $8,514 $9,554 $6,218 $8,799 $10,171 $11,692
Required annual income before taxes $24,231 $48,713 $56,129 $69,323 $38,808 $46,391 $51,744 $58,137 $52,306 $37,775 $53,462 $61,707 $70,992

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $78,512
Business & Financial Operations $64,007
Computer & Mathematical $0
Architecture & Engineering $73,450
Life, Physical, & Social Science $62,042
Community & Social Service $45,017
Legal $0
Education, Training, & Library $41,509
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $54,759
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $57,166
Healthcare Support $34,853
Protective Service $40,233
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,093
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $23,033
Personal Care & Service $20,204
Sales & Related $19,916
Office & Administrative Support $35,069
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $28,197
Construction & Extraction $45,191
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $45,582
Production $40,007
Transportation & Material Moving $0