Program Budget Calculator

When travelling to the USA on your cultural exchange program, it is important to compare your pay against your expenses. By using this budget calculator, you can estimate how much excess money you will have each week and for the entire program. This will be the money you can either save and take home or spend travelling around the United States.

Use the budget calculator below to help plan your program J-1 summer work/travel cultural exchange experience. Simply enter your pay minus your expenses and then send it directly to your email as a point of reference.

United Work and Travel Budget Calculator

  • Your Pay

  • (After Estimated 10% Tax Withholding for J-1)
  • Your Expenses

  • (After $75 allotted for food and drink)
  • Enter your email if you want to send this to yourself.