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 $11.17 $22.22 $27.35 $34.25 $17.77 $22.18 $24.66 $27.63 $12.69 $8.76 $12.69 $14.97 $17.49
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 $2,983 $4,516 $6,722 $8,882 $5,469 $6,921 $8,888 $10,799 $5,469 $6,921 $8,888 $10,799
Child Care $0 $5,566 $9,171 $12,776 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,566 $9,171 $12,776
Medical $2,078 $6,655 $6,369 $6,529 $5,082 $6,369 $6,529 $6,387 $5,082 $6,369 $6,529 $6,387
Housing $7,628 $9,630 $9,630 $13,551 $8,093 $9,630 $9,630 $13,551 $7,628 $9,630 $9,630 $13,551
Transportation $4,401 $8,358 $10,918 $11,911 $8,358 $10,918 $11,911 $11,951 $8,358 $10,918 $11,911 $11,951
Other $2,458 $4,008 $4,826 $6,010 $4,008 $4,826 $6,010 $5,474 $4,008 $4,826 $6,010 $5,474
Required annual income after taxes $19,548 $38,733 $47,636 $59,659 $31,011 $38,663 $42,968 $48,163 $30,545 $44,229 $52,139 $60,939
Annual taxes $3,689 $7,489 $9,247 $11,586 $5,961 $7,475 $8,325 $9,317 $5,897 $8,574 $10,135 $11,839
Required annual income before taxes $23,236 $46,222 $56,882 $71,245 $36,971 $46,138 $51,293 $57,479 $52,803 $36,442 $52,803 $62,274 $72,778

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $76,290
Business & Financial Operations $62,480
Computer & Mathematical $64,570
Architecture & Engineering $63,790
Life, Physical, & Social Science $54,220
Community & Social Service $36,390
Legal $54,860
Education, Training, & Library $39,630
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $56,450
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $55,390
Healthcare Support $29,010
Protective Service $39,210
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,280
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $22,700
Personal Care & Service $18,880
Sales & Related $19,430
Office & Administrative Support $33,010
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $0
Construction & Extraction $41,860
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $41,520
Production $35,480
Transportation & Material Moving $36,000