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 $10.69 $23.06 $26.13 $32.64 $18.32 $21.71 $24.56 $27.19 $16.13 $8.69 $12.35 $14.54 $16.63
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 $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 $2,986 $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 $5,478 $8,266 $11,054 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,478 $8,266 $11,054
Medical $2,203 $7,679 $7,398 $7,456 $5,772 $7,398 $7,456 $7,126 $5,772 $7,398 $7,456 $7,126
Housing $7,426 $11,490 $11,490 $15,204 $9,143 $11,490 $11,490 $15,204 $7,426 $11,490 $11,490 $15,204
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 $19,506 $42,089 $47,693 $59,581 $33,436 $39,621 $44,823 $49,640 $31,719 $45,099 $53,089 $60,694
Annual taxes $2,721 $5,871 $6,653 $8,312 $4,664 $5,527 $6,253 $6,925 $4,425 $6,291 $7,406 $8,467
Required annual income before taxes $22,227 $47,961 $54,346 $67,892 $38,100 $45,148 $51,075 $56,565 $50,316 $36,144 $51,390 $60,494 $69,161

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $101,178
Business & Financial Operations $69,895
Computer & Mathematical $80,340
Architecture & Engineering $70,858
Life, Physical, & Social Science $66,799
Community & Social Service $42,876
Legal $64,903
Education, Training, & Library $54,079
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $40,805
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $59,922
Healthcare Support $27,501
Protective Service $37,997
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,947
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $23,022
Personal Care & Service $19,649
Sales & Related $27,593
Office & Administrative Support $33,313
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $22,663
Construction & Extraction $36,900
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $40,354
Production $31,078
Transportation & Material Moving $29,910