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 $11.31 $24.63 $29.48 $36.22 $18.29 $23.15 $25.66 $28.76 $13.85 $8.54 $13.85 $16.06 $18.57
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 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38 $8.38

*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 $3,464 $5,244 $7,806 $10,314 $6,351 $8,037 $10,321 $12,541 $6,351 $8,037 $10,321 $12,541
Child Care $0 $7,942 $11,274 $14,605 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,942 $11,274 $14,605
Medical $2,460 $6,713 $6,427 $6,587 $5,228 $6,427 $6,587 $6,445 $5,228 $6,427 $6,587 $6,445
Housing $8,544 $13,548 $13,548 $17,304 $10,752 $13,548 $13,548 $17,304 $8,544 $13,548 $13,548 $17,304
Transportation $3,568 $6,775 $8,850 $9,655 $6,775 $8,850 $9,655 $9,687 $6,775 $8,850 $9,655 $9,687
Other $2,355 $3,841 $4,625 $5,760 $3,841 $4,625 $5,760 $5,246 $3,841 $4,625 $5,760 $5,246
Required annual income after taxes $20,391 $44,064 $52,530 $64,225 $32,947 $41,487 $45,871 $51,224 $30,739 $49,429 $57,145 $65,829
Annual taxes $3,142 $7,158 $8,789 $11,102 $5,095 $6,662 $7,506 $8,597 $4,792 $8,192 $9,678 $11,411
Required annual income before taxes $23,533 $51,222 $61,320 $75,327 $38,042 $48,149 $53,378 $59,821 $57,621 $35,531 $57,621 $66,824 $77,240

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $101,640
Business & Financial Operations $66,940
Computer & Mathematical $83,220
Architecture & Engineering $72,490
Life, Physical, & Social Science $62,470
Community & Social Service $50,660
Legal $59,350
Education, Training, & Library $52,720
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $36,680
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $67,050
Healthcare Support $27,740
Protective Service $73,480
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,650
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $27,050
Personal Care & Service $28,860
Sales & Related $22,230
Office & Administrative Support $34,050
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $23,690
Construction & Extraction $45,500
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $45,210
Production $33,000
Transportation & Material Moving $27,190