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 $9.68 $20.70 $25.43 $30.89 $16.47 $20.60 $23.05 $24.92 $11.89 $7.91 $11.89 $14.00 $15.81
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 $3,047 $4,613 $6,867 $9,073 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031
Child Care $0 $5,673 $8,789 $11,906 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,673 $8,789 $11,906
Medical $2,174 $5,891 $5,604 $5,765 $5,089 $5,604 $5,765 $5,623 $5,089 $5,604 $5,765 $5,623
Housing $5,167 $8,376 $8,376 $10,395 $6,355 $8,376 $8,376 $10,395 $5,167 $8,376 $8,376 $10,395
Transportation $4,235 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498
Other $2,560 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702
Required annual income after taxes $17,184 $36,769 $45,167 $54,858 $29,248 $36,581 $40,939 $44,249 $28,060 $42,254 $49,728 $56,155
Annual taxes $2,961 $6,292 $7,723 $9,402 $5,013 $6,260 $7,003 $7,594 $4,850 $7,227 $8,500 $9,623
Required annual income before taxes $20,145 $43,061 $52,890 $64,260 $34,260 $42,841 $47,942 $51,843 $49,481 $32,910 $49,481 $58,229 $65,778

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $70,850
Business & Financial Operations $52,680
Computer & Mathematical $56,370
Architecture & Engineering $61,190
Life, Physical, & Social Science $53,450
Community & Social Service $32,940
Legal $43,530
Education, Training, & Library $45,910
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $31,050
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $51,830
Healthcare Support $23,740
Protective Service $36,670
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,420
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $22,470
Personal Care & Service $19,440
Sales & Related $20,830
Office & Administrative Support $28,960
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $27,120
Construction & Extraction $46,450
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $39,080
Production $32,500
Transportation & Material Moving $28,720