Living Wage Calculation for Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, 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 $10.51 $23.64 $27.07 $34.13 $18.10 $21.58 $24.43 $27.26 $16.44 $8.61 $12.65 $15.01 $17.37
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 $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 $6,732 $10,608 $10,608 $14,664 $8,364 $10,608 $10,608 $14,664 $6,732 $10,608 $10,608 $14,664
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 $19,193 $43,160 $49,414 $62,294 $33,047 $39,392 $44,594 $49,754 $31,415 $46,170 $54,810 $63,408
Annual taxes $2,677 $6,021 $6,893 $8,690 $4,610 $5,495 $6,221 $6,941 $4,382 $6,441 $7,646 $8,845
Required annual income before taxes $21,870 $49,181 $56,307 $70,984 $37,657 $44,887 $50,814 $56,694 $51,282 $35,798 $52,611 $62,455 $72,253

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $114,718
Business & Financial Operations $64,421
Computer & Mathematical $83,271
Architecture & Engineering $90,426
Life, Physical, & Social Science $70,377
Community & Social Service $43,552
Legal $61,644
Education, Training, & Library $43,973
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $44,793
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $63,878
Healthcare Support $28,331
Protective Service $40,652
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,695
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $23,298
Personal Care & Service $23,339
Sales & Related $24,385
Office & Administrative Support $30,617
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $22,171
Construction & Extraction $36,552
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $37,536
Production $30,894
Transportation & Material Moving $25,728