Living Wage Calculation for Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

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 $14.60 $25.39 $27.64 $36.43 $22.75 $27.01 $30.24 $36.17 $18.24 $10.94 $13.71 $15.50 $18.65
Poverty Wage $6.66 $8.98 $11.29 $13.60 $8.98 $11.29 $13.60 $15.91 $4.49 $5.64 $6.80 $7.96
Minimum Wage $10.10 $10.10 $10.10 $10.10 $10.10 $10.10 $10.10 $10.10 $10.10 $10.10 $10.10 $10.10

*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 $3,564 $5,245 $7,893 $10,476 $6,533 $8,124 $10,487 $12,773 $6,533 $8,124 $10,487 $12,773
Child Care $0 $694 $1,304 $1,914 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $694 $1,304 $1,914
Medical $1,696 $6,341 $6,060 $6,117 $5,196 $6,060 $6,117 $5,787 $5,196 $6,060 $6,117 $5,787
Housing $13,376 $18,810 $18,810 $27,387 $14,971 $18,810 $18,810 $27,387 $13,376 $18,810 $18,810 $27,387
Transportation $3,860 $7,975 $8,373 $10,051 $7,975 $8,373 $10,051 $10,013 $7,975 $8,373 $10,051 $10,013
Other $2,803 $4,533 $4,999 $6,395 $4,533 $4,999 $6,395 $5,932 $4,533 $4,999 $6,395 $5,932
Required annual income after taxes $25,299 $43,598 $47,439 $62,340 $39,209 $46,366 $51,861 $61,892 $37,613 $47,060 $53,165 $63,806
Annual taxes $5,064 $9,203 $10,058 $13,441 $8,116 $9,817 $11,042 $13,337 $7,893 $9,973 $11,333 $13,765
Required annual income before taxes $30,363 $52,801 $57,496 $75,782 $47,325 $56,184 $62,902 $75,229 $56,897 $45,506 $57,033 $64,498 $77,571

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $72,201
Business & Financial Operations $56,662
Computer & Mathematical $77,203
Architecture & Engineering $69,546
Life, Physical, & Social Science $52,111
Community & Social Service $47,160
Legal $0
Education, Training, & Library $0
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $44,946
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $77,962
Healthcare Support $34,512
Protective Service $47,509
Food Preparation & Serving Related $31,293
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $35,803
Personal Care & Service $29,817
Sales & Related $30,258
Office & Administrative Support $39,350
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $0
Construction & Extraction $61,633
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $51,291
Production $39,606
Transportation & Material Moving $36,439