Living Wage Calculation for Terre Haute, IN

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 $10.26 $22.26 $26.48 $33.69 $17.28 $20.38 $23.38 $25.50 $15.60 $8.26 $12.00 $14.80 $17.16
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 $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 $3,050 $4,489 $6,755 $8,966 $5,592 $6,953 $8,975 $10,932 $5,592 $6,953 $8,975 $10,932
Child Care $0 $6,424 $11,029 $15,634 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,424 $11,029 $15,634
Medical $2,297 $6,157 $5,876 $5,934 $4,600 $5,876 $5,934 $5,604 $4,600 $5,876 $5,934 $5,604
Housing $5,784 $9,114 $9,114 $11,756 $7,166 $9,114 $9,114 $11,756 $5,784 $9,114 $9,114 $11,756
Transportation $4,173 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $10,827 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $10,827
Other $2,877 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $6,088 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $6,088
Required annual income after taxes $18,181 $39,460 $46,958 $59,721 $30,634 $36,127 $41,455 $45,206 $29,252 $42,551 $52,484 $60,840
Annual taxes $3,163 $6,831 $8,128 $10,345 $5,305 $6,253 $7,174 $7,831 $5,112 $7,365 $9,083 $10,538
Required annual income before taxes $21,344 $46,291 $55,086 $70,066 $35,939 $42,380 $48,628 $53,037 $48,657 $34,364 $49,916 $61,567 $71,378

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $77,921
Business & Financial Operations $55,975
Computer & Mathematical $61,193
Architecture & Engineering $62,166
Life, Physical, & Social Science $51,865
Community & Social Service $37,085
Legal $47,232
Education, Training, & Library $47,499
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $31,519
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $54,950
Healthcare Support $25,266
Protective Service $37,013
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,137
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $23,421
Personal Care & Service $20,459
Sales & Related $21,976
Office & Administrative Support $29,623
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $27,573
Construction & Extraction $47,263
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $41,205
Production $35,117
Transportation & Material Moving $30,258