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 $11.79 $23.70 $26.71 $33.61 $18.89 $22.06 $25.06 $28.11 $16.59 $9.25 $12.72 $14.91 $17.13
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 $2,986 $4,394 $6,613 $8,777 $5,474 $6,807 $8,786 $10,702 $5,474 $6,807 $8,786 $10,702
Child Care $0 $5,858 $8,254 $10,651 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,858 $8,254 $10,651
Medical $2,420 $7,521 $7,241 $7,298 $5,363 $7,241 $7,298 $6,968 $5,363 $7,241 $7,298 $6,968
Housing $8,299 $10,411 $10,411 $14,635 $9,025 $10,411 $10,411 $14,635 $8,299 $10,411 $10,411 $14,635
Transportation $4,236 $8,754 $9,189 $11,032 $8,754 $9,189 $11,032 $10,989 $8,754 $9,189 $11,032 $10,989
Other $2,656 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $5,620 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $5,620
Required annual income after taxes $20,597 $41,233 $46,444 $58,451 $32,909 $38,384 $43,586 $48,913 $32,184 $44,242 $51,840 $59,564
Annual taxes $3,934 $8,068 $9,111 $11,465 $6,386 $7,494 $8,535 $9,549 $6,285 $8,669 $10,191 $11,686
Required annual income before taxes $24,532 $49,301 $55,556 $69,916 $39,296 $45,878 $52,121 $58,462 $51,763 $38,469 $52,912 $62,031 $71,250

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $77,644
Business & Financial Operations $63,571
Computer & Mathematical $72,263
Architecture & Engineering $71,853
Life, Physical, & Social Science $60,742
Community & Social Service $38,028
Legal $62,156
Education, Training, & Library $45,326
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $61,961
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $56,262
Healthcare Support $31,785
Protective Service $40,293
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,911
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $22,858
Personal Care & Service $19,926
Sales & Related $20,418
Office & Administrative Support $34,225
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $0
Construction & Extraction $42,732
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $43,634
Production $38,663
Transportation & Material Moving $0