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 $11.86 $24.42 $27.85 $34.86 $19.02 $22.36 $25.21 $27.99 $16.95 $9.28 $13.03 $15.40 $17.73
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 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25

*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 $6,778 $10,216 $13,654 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,778 $10,216 $13,654
Medical $2,583 $8,332 $8,051 $8,109 $6,161 $8,051 $8,109 $7,779 $6,161 $8,051 $8,109 $7,779
Housing $9,192 $12,024 $12,024 $15,996 $10,044 $12,024 $12,024 $15,996 $9,192 $12,024 $12,024 $15,996
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 $21,653 $44,576 $50,830 $63,626 $34,727 $40,808 $46,010 $51,086 $33,875 $47,586 $56,226 $64,740
Annual taxes $3,021 $6,218 $7,091 $8,876 $4,844 $5,693 $6,418 $7,126 $4,726 $6,638 $7,843 $9,031
Required annual income before taxes $24,673 $50,795 $57,921 $72,502 $39,572 $46,501 $52,428 $58,212 $52,895 $38,601 $54,224 $64,069 $73,771

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $103,576
Business & Financial Operations $61,193
Computer & Mathematical $75,727
Architecture & Engineering $71,422
Life, Physical, & Social Science $52,931
Community & Social Service $40,498
Legal $77,244
Education, Training, & Library $45,500
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $45,356
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $61,500
Healthcare Support $28,208
Protective Service $30,484
Food Preparation & Serving Related $21,443
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $23,298
Personal Care & Service $22,181
Sales & Related $25,082
Office & Administrative Support $31,355
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $19,598
Construction & Extraction $36,142
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $39,678
Production $29,274
Transportation & Material Moving $28,505