Living Wage Calculation for Warren County, Mississippi

The living wage shown is the hourly rate that an individual in a household must earn to support his or herself and their family. The assumption is the sole provider is working full-time (2080 hours per year). The tool provides information for individuals, and households with one or two working adults and zero to three children. In the case of households with two working adults, all values are per working adult, single or in a family unless otherwise noted.

The state minimum wage is the same for all individuals, regardless of how many dependents they may have. Data are updated annually, in the first quarter of the new year. State minimum wages are determined based on the posted value of the minimum wage as of January one of the coming year (National Conference of State Legislatures, 2019). The poverty rate reflects a person's 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.

1 ADULT 2 ADULTS

(1 WORKING)

2 ADULTS

(BOTH WORKING)

0 Children 1 Child 2 Children 3 Children 0 Children 1 Child 2 Children 3 Children 0 Children 1 Child 2 Children 3 Children
Living Wage $15.27 $29.16 $35.26 $45.80 $23.90 $29.80 $35.22 $38.36 $11.95 $16.30 $20.41 $23.38
Poverty Wage $6.19 $8.38 $10.56 $12.74 $8.38 $10.56 $12.74 $14.92 $4.19 $5.28 $6.37 $7.46
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

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.

1 ADULT 2 ADULTS

(1 WORKING)

2 ADULTS

(BOTH WORKING)

0 Children 1 Child 2 Children 3 Children 0 Children 1 Child 2 Children 3 Children 0 Children 1 Child 2 Children 3 Children
Food $3,351 $4,937 $7,417 $9,838 $6,143 $7,645 $9,856 $11,999 $6,143 $7,645 $9,856 $11,999
Child Care $0 $4,722 $9,445 $14,167 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,722 $9,445 $14,167
Medical $2,620 $9,402 $9,189 $9,499 $6,334 $9,189 $9,499 $9,288 $6,334 $9,189 $9,499 $9,288
Housing $7,128 $9,452 $9,452 $13,140 $7,167 $9,452 $9,452 $13,140 $7,167 $9,452 $9,452 $13,140
Transportation $5,509 $9,776 $12,709 $15,012 $9,776 $12,709 $15,012 $16,304 $9,776 $12,709 $15,012 $16,304
Civic $2,503 $4,019 $4,965 $6,483 $4,019 $4,965 $6,483 $5,153 $4,019 $4,965 $6,483 $5,153
Other $4,508 $6,723 $6,150 $8,948 $6,723 $6,150 $8,948 $8,655 $6,723 $6,150 $8,948 $8,655
Required annual income after taxes $25,742 $49,155 $59,451 $77,210 $40,284 $50,234 $59,374 $64,661 $40,284 $54,956 $68,819 $78,828
Annual taxes $6,019 $11,493 $13,900 $18,052 $9,419 $11,745 $13,882 $15,118 $9,419 $12,849 $16,090 $18,431
Required annual income before taxes $31,760 $60,647 $73,351 $95,262 $49,703 $61,979 $73,256 $79,780 $49,703 $67,805 $84,909 $97,259

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $79,341
Business & Financial Operations $62,253
Computer & Mathematical $69,753
Architecture & Engineering $78,581
Life, Physical, & Social Science $61,504
Community & Social Service $40,393
Legal $61,140
Education, Training, & Library $45,315
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $40,671
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $58,005
Healthcare Support $24,781
Protective Service $33,823
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,694
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,032
Personal Care & Service $22,235
Sales & Related $25,627
Office & Administrative Support $33,652
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $36,562
Construction & Extraction $41,441
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $44,812
Production $36,669
Transportation & Material Moving $32,378