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 $10.45 $22.12 $26.49 $32.36 $17.42 $22.23 $24.58 $27.21 $12.56 $8.25 $12.56 $14.48 $16.53
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 $2,983 $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 $5,301 $7,999 $10,697 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,301 $7,999 $10,697
Medical $2,158 $7,216 $6,929 $7,090 $5,239 $6,929 $7,090 $6,947 $5,239 $6,929 $7,090 $6,947
Housing $7,102 $11,050 $11,050 $14,582 $8,783 $11,050 $11,050 $14,582 $7,102 $11,050 $11,050 $14,582
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 $19,102 $40,448 $48,444 $59,171 $31,857 $40,644 $44,948 $49,754 $30,177 $45,945 $52,947 $60,451
Annual taxes $2,625 $5,558 $6,656 $8,130 $4,377 $5,585 $6,176 $6,836 $4,146 $6,313 $7,275 $8,306
Required annual income before taxes $21,727 $46,006 $55,100 $67,301 $36,234 $46,228 $51,124 $56,590 $52,258 $34,323 $52,258 $60,222 $68,757

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $95,790
Business & Financial Operations $66,360
Computer & Mathematical $76,340
Architecture & Engineering $66,880
Life, Physical, & Social Science $61,480
Community & Social Service $40,440
Legal $64,180
Education, Training, & Library $51,590
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $36,970
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $58,160
Healthcare Support $25,630
Protective Service $38,030
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,090
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $21,520
Personal Care & Service $18,600
Sales & Related $25,950
Office & Administrative Support $31,020
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $21,760
Construction & Extraction $35,280
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $38,900
Production $28,730
Transportation & Material Moving $28,140