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 $10.63 $23.76 $28.86 $35.56 $17.79 $22.49 $24.84 $27.56 $13.38 $8.34 $13.38 $15.66 $18.13
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 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05

*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 $7,818 $11,857 $15,896 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,818 $11,857 $15,896
Medical $2,235 $7,282 $6,995 $7,156 $5,299 $6,995 $7,156 $7,014 $5,299 $6,995 $7,156 $7,014
Housing $7,354 $11,465 $11,465 $15,167 $9,407 $11,465 $11,465 $15,167 $7,354 $11,465 $11,465 $15,167
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 $19,430 $43,447 $52,783 $65,021 $32,541 $41,125 $45,429 $50,405 $30,488 $48,943 $57,286 $66,301
Annual taxes $2,670 $5,970 $7,253 $8,934 $4,471 $5,651 $6,242 $6,926 $4,189 $6,725 $7,872 $9,110
Required annual income before taxes $22,100 $49,417 $60,036 $73,956 $37,012 $46,776 $51,672 $57,331 $55,668 $34,677 $55,668 $65,158 $75,411

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $101,550
Business & Financial Operations $61,300
Computer & Mathematical $73,360
Architecture & Engineering $71,850
Life, Physical, & Social Science $52,770
Community & Social Service $38,620
Legal $62,020
Education, Training, & Library $47,120
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $39,710
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $57,980
Healthcare Support $26,150
Protective Service $30,180
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,670
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $21,790
Personal Care & Service $20,970
Sales & Related $24,410
Office & Administrative Support $31,060
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $28,420
Construction & Extraction $34,250
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $40,390
Production $32,260
Transportation & Material Moving $28,640