Living Wage Calculation for San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

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 $11.15 $23.45 $27.05 $33.22 $18.65 $22.60 $25.04 $27.89 $25.10 $8.83 $12.81 $14.80 $16.99
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 $5,512 $8,317 $11,122 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,512 $8,317 $11,122
Medical $2,174 $7,820 $7,477 $7,559 $5,906 $7,477 $7,559 $7,278 $5,906 $7,477 $7,559 $7,278
Housing $7,738 $11,934 $11,934 $15,751 $9,531 $11,934 $11,934 $15,751 $7,738 $11,934 $11,934 $15,751
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 $20,352 $42,800 $49,376 $60,638 $34,045 $41,247 $45,710 $50,907 $32,253 $46,759 $54,027 $62,029
Annual taxes $2,839 $5,971 $6,888 $8,459 $4,749 $5,754 $6,376 $7,102 $4,499 $6,523 $7,537 $8,653
Required annual income before taxes $23,191 $48,770 $56,264 $69,097 $38,795 $47,001 $52,086 $58,009 $52,201 $36,752 $53,282 $61,563 $70,683

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $105,063
Business & Financial Operations $71,362
Computer & Mathematical $82,770
Architecture & Engineering $76,218
Life, Physical, & Social Science $69,263
Community & Social Service $43,391
Legal $65,941
Education, Training, & Library $55,489
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $42,887
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $61,939
Healthcare Support $27,559
Protective Service $39,462
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,729
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,720
Personal Care & Service $20,605
Sales & Related $27,539
Office & Administrative Support $33,968
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $23,331
Construction & Extraction $37,929
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $41,447
Production $31,849
Transportation & Material Moving $31,129