Living Wage Calculation for Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

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 $12.34 $26.40 $31.08 $39.52 $19.10 $23.25 $26.27 $29.50 $18.32 $9.32 $14.16 $17.11 $20.17
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 $8.60 $8.60 $8.60 $8.60 $8.60 $8.60 $8.60 $8.60 $8.60 $8.60 $8.60 $8.60

*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 $3,467 $5,103 $7,680 $10,192 $6,357 $7,905 $10,203 $12,428 $6,357 $7,905 $10,203 $12,428
Child Care $0 $8,808 $13,832 $18,856 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,808 $13,832 $18,856
Medical $2,764 $7,807 $7,527 $7,584 $5,661 $7,527 $7,584 $7,254 $5,661 $7,527 $7,584 $7,254
Housing $9,708 $13,560 $13,560 $17,736 $10,536 $13,560 $13,560 $17,736 $9,708 $13,560 $13,560 $17,736
Transportation $3,609 $7,457 $7,828 $9,398 $7,457 $7,828 $9,398 $9,361 $7,457 $7,828 $9,398 $9,361
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 $22,204 $47,029 $55,162 $69,824 $34,305 $41,556 $46,803 $52,399 $33,477 $50,364 $60,635 $71,255
Annual taxes $3,460 $7,884 $9,474 $12,381 $5,431 $6,809 $7,834 $8,966 $5,315 $8,534 $10,543 $12,669
Required annual income before taxes $25,665 $54,914 $64,637 $82,206 $39,736 $48,365 $54,638 $61,365 $57,171 $38,792 $58,898 $71,178 $83,924

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $105,493
Business & Financial Operations $69,393
Computer & Mathematical $103,648
Architecture & Engineering $75,471
Life, Physical, & Social Science $64,913
Community & Social Service $54,294
Legal $62,597
Education, Training, & Library $56,109
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $49,436
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $69,587
Healthcare Support $29,305
Protective Service $75,522
Food Preparation & Serving Related $22,540
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $28,516
Personal Care & Service $28,249
Sales & Related $24,436
Office & Administrative Support $36,541
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $24,457
Construction & Extraction $50,194
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $47,652
Production $34,860
Transportation & Material Moving $31,058