Living Wage Calculation for Tulsa, OK

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 $10.12 $21.80 $26.89 $33.38 $17.12 $22.29 $24.75 $27.33 $12.47 $8.20 $12.47 $14.73 $17.06
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 $4,633 $8,254 $11,875 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,633 $8,254 $11,875
Medical $2,180 $7,542 $7,256 $7,416 $5,130 $7,256 $7,416 $7,274 $5,130 $7,256 $7,416 $7,274
Housing $5,862 $9,309 $9,309 $12,563 $7,199 $9,309 $9,309 $12,563 $5,862 $9,309 $9,309 $12,563
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 $17,884 $38,366 $47,285 $58,657 $30,164 $39,229 $43,534 $48,062 $28,827 $43,862 $51,788 $59,937
Annual taxes $3,170 $6,980 $8,651 $10,778 $5,448 $7,142 $7,949 $8,792 $5,265 $8,010 $9,495 $11,017
Required annual income before taxes $21,053 $45,346 $55,936 $69,434 $35,613 $46,371 $51,482 $56,853 $51,873 $34,092 $51,873 $61,283 $70,954

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $82,020
Business & Financial Operations $58,100
Computer & Mathematical $64,250
Architecture & Engineering $73,350
Life, Physical, & Social Science $57,210
Community & Social Service $37,020
Legal $66,610
Education, Training, & Library $38,910
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $41,840
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $54,540
Healthcare Support $26,180
Protective Service $32,950
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,660
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $21,830
Personal Care & Service $18,970
Sales & Related $23,890
Office & Administrative Support $30,940
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $24,190
Construction & Extraction $37,140
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $38,680
Production $35,030
Transportation & Material Moving $31,280