Living Wage Calculation for Oklahoma City, 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 $11.27 $23.42 $28.60 $36.38 $18.21 $22.11 $24.67 $27.56 $25.10 $8.93 $12.84 $15.63 $18.59
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 $7,271 $10,090 $10,090 $13,768 $7,922 $10,090 $10,090 $13,768 $7,271 $10,090 $10,090 $13,768
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 $19,877 $41,062 $50,110 $63,704 $31,967 $38,787 $43,249 $48,308 $31,317 $45,022 $54,760 $65,095
Annual taxes $3,575 $7,645 $9,382 $11,976 $5,903 $7,208 $8,065 $9,020 $5,812 $8,405 $10,275 $12,243
Required annual income before taxes $23,452 $48,707 $59,492 $75,680 $37,871 $45,995 $51,314 $57,328 $52,205 $37,129 $53,427 $65,035 $77,338

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $84,715
Business & Financial Operations $62,422
Computer & Mathematical $68,070
Architecture & Engineering $77,123
Life, Physical, & Social Science $60,252
Community & Social Service $40,017
Legal $66,794
Education, Training, & Library $40,058
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $36,293
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $59,305
Healthcare Support $28,609
Protective Service $45,449
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,895
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $23,640
Personal Care & Service $21,973
Sales & Related $27,168
Office & Administrative Support $33,361
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $27,199
Construction & Extraction $41,272
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $45,480
Production $33,310
Transportation & Material Moving $32,579