Living Wage Calculation for Sebastian-Vero Beach, 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 $10.68 $23.40 $26.82 $34.09 $18.13 $21.33 $24.18 $27.22 $16.27 $8.69 $12.52 $14.89 $17.35
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 $7,032 $10,152 $10,152 $14,592 $8,412 $10,152 $10,152 $14,592 $7,032 $10,152 $10,152 $14,592
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 $19,493 $42,704 $48,958 $62,222 $33,095 $38,936 $44,138 $49,682 $31,715 $45,714 $54,354 $63,336
Annual taxes $2,719 $5,957 $6,830 $8,680 $4,617 $5,432 $6,157 $6,931 $4,424 $6,377 $7,582 $8,835
Required annual income before taxes $22,212 $48,662 $55,788 $70,902 $37,712 $44,368 $50,295 $56,612 $50,762 $36,139 $52,091 $61,936 $72,171

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $95,294
Business & Financial Operations $58,979
Computer & Mathematical $59,030
Architecture & Engineering $57,390
Life, Physical, & Social Science $51,404
Community & Social Service $40,447
Legal $0
Education, Training, & Library $46,033
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $38,817
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $61,418
Healthcare Support $28,587
Protective Service $43,378
Food Preparation & Serving Related $21,607
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,805
Personal Care & Service $23,831
Sales & Related $25,133
Office & Administrative Support $31,611
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $19,465
Construction & Extraction $36,613
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $35,086
Production $32,124
Transportation & Material Moving $25,912