Living Wage Calculation for Jacksonville, FL

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 $11.07 $24.18 $28.15 $34.55 $18.72 $22.62 $25.06 $27.78 $25.71 $8.80 $13.18 $15.35 $17.66
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 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25

*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 $6,820 $10,280 $13,739 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,820 $10,280 $13,739
Medical $2,555 $8,476 $8,132 $8,214 $6,297 $8,132 $8,214 $7,933 $6,297 $8,132 $8,214 $7,933
Housing $7,218 $11,317 $11,317 $14,903 $9,267 $11,317 $11,317 $14,903 $7,218 $11,317 $11,317 $14,903
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 $20,214 $44,145 $51,377 $63,063 $34,173 $41,285 $45,747 $50,715 $32,124 $48,105 $56,027 $64,454
Annual taxes $2,820 $6,158 $7,167 $8,797 $4,767 $5,759 $6,382 $7,075 $4,481 $6,711 $7,816 $8,991
Required annual income before taxes $23,033 $50,304 $58,544 $71,860 $38,940 $47,044 $52,129 $57,789 $53,479 $36,605 $54,815 $63,843 $73,445

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $100,084
Business & Financial Operations $63,996
Computer & Mathematical $78,018
Architecture & Engineering $72,267
Life, Physical, & Social Science $53,720
Community & Social Service $39,616
Legal $68,543
Education, Training, & Library $49,121
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $44,368
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $58,976
Healthcare Support $28,454
Protective Service $31,715
Food Preparation & Serving Related $22,035
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,123
Personal Care & Service $23,043
Sales & Related $26,788
Office & Administrative Support $33,588
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $28,907
Construction & Extraction $38,423
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $40,871
Production $32,888
Transportation & Material Moving $31,849