Living Wage Calculation for Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, 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 $11.51 $24.07 $29.18 $36.00 $18.13 $22.80 $25.15 $28.01 $13.54 $8.78 $13.54 $15.82 $18.35
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 $8,976 $12,036 $12,036 $15,984 $10,020 $12,036 $12,036 $15,984 $8,976 $12,036 $12,036 $15,984
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 $21,052 $44,018 $53,354 $65,838 $33,154 $41,696 $46,000 $51,222 $32,110 $49,514 $57,857 $67,118
Annual taxes $2,893 $6,048 $7,331 $9,047 $4,556 $5,729 $6,321 $7,038 $4,412 $6,804 $7,950 $9,222
Required annual income before taxes $23,945 $50,066 $60,685 $74,885 $37,710 $47,425 $52,321 $58,260 $56,317 $36,522 $56,317 $65,807 $76,340

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $97,870
Business & Financial Operations $59,970
Computer & Mathematical $71,760
Architecture & Engineering $68,070
Life, Physical, & Social Science $48,760
Community & Social Service $39,890
Legal $73,210
Education, Training, & Library $43,570
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $38,830
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $58,450
Healthcare Support $26,840
Protective Service $30,020
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,820
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $21,920
Personal Care & Service $21,000
Sales & Related $23,860
Office & Administrative Support $29,920
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $19,640
Construction & Extraction $34,250
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $38,180
Production $28,210
Transportation & Material Moving $26,430