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 $10.94 $22.75 $27.94 $35.70 $17.55 $21.45 $24.01 $26.88 $24.43 $8.76 $12.51 $15.30 $18.25
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 $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 $2,994 $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 $6,235 $11,511 $16,787 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,235 $11,511 $16,787
Medical $2,165 $7,204 $6,861 $6,943 $5,437 $6,861 $6,943 $6,662 $5,437 $6,861 $6,943 $6,662
Housing $6,654 $8,879 $8,879 $12,522 $6,723 $8,879 $8,879 $12,522 $6,654 $8,879 $8,879 $12,522
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 $19,259 $39,851 $48,898 $62,458 $30,769 $37,575 $42,038 $47,062 $30,699 $43,810 $53,549 $63,849
Annual taxes $3,489 $7,476 $9,213 $11,802 $5,736 $7,039 $7,896 $8,846 $5,726 $8,236 $10,106 $12,070
Required annual income before taxes $22,748 $47,327 $58,111 $74,261 $36,505 $44,614 $49,934 $55,909 $50,825 $36,425 $52,046 $63,655 $75,919

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $68,348
Business & Financial Operations $59,717
Computer & Mathematical $66,733
Architecture & Engineering $67,679
Life, Physical, & Social Science $59,305
Community & Social Service $39,606
Legal $56,024
Education, Training, & Library $39,636
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $33,258
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $49,224
Healthcare Support $25,872
Protective Service $37,692
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,422
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $22,045
Personal Care & Service $20,132
Sales & Related $23,383
Office & Administrative Support $28,989
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $33,228
Construction & Extraction $36,746
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $36,725
Production $30,759
Transportation & Material Moving $0