Living Wage Calculation for Lawton, OK

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 $10.61 $22.57 $27.18 $35.30 $17.40 $20.75 $23.72 $26.39 $15.81 $8.68 $12.15 $15.13 $17.97
Poverty Wage $5.80 $7.81 $9.82 $11.83 $7.81 $9.82 $11.83 $13.84 $3.90 $4.91 $5.91 $6.92
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 $6,197 $11,440 $16,683 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,197 $11,440 $16,683
Medical $2,195 $7,065 $6,784 $6,842 $5,304 $6,784 $6,842 $6,512 $5,304 $6,784 $6,842 $6,512
Housing $6,648 $8,892 $8,892 $12,466 $6,736 $8,892 $8,892 $12,466 $6,648 $8,892 $8,892 $12,466
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 $18,720 $39,596 $47,655 $61,858 $30,562 $36,409 $41,610 $46,288 $30,474 $42,606 $53,050 $62,971
Annual taxes $3,351 $7,353 $8,885 $11,569 $5,640 $6,743 $7,732 $8,602 $5,627 $7,923 $9,911 $11,779
Required annual income before taxes $22,071 $46,949 $56,540 $73,427 $36,202 $43,152 $49,342 $54,890 $49,314 $36,101 $50,529 $62,961 $74,751

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $66,492
Business & Financial Operations $60,731
Computer & Mathematical $65,826
Architecture & Engineering $65,262
Life, Physical, & Social Science $59,512
Community & Social Service $42,322
Legal $47,909
Education, Training, & Library $40,057
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $30,955
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $51,250
Healthcare Support $24,733
Protective Service $36,593
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,065
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $21,279
Personal Care & Service $19,567
Sales & Related $22,396
Office & Administrative Support $29,418
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $32,175
Construction & Extraction $34,481
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $34,573
Production $29,264
Transportation & Material Moving $0