Living Wage Calculation for Tioga County, New York

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 $11.17 $25.36 $34.92 $46.76 $17.94 $21.61 $24.23 $27.00 $26.74 $8.97 $13.87 $18.83 $23.88
Poverty Wage $5.84 $7.91 $9.99 $12.07 $7.91 $9.99 $12.07 $14.14 $3.96 $5.00 $6.03 $7.07
Minimum Wage $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40

*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 $3,477 $5,124 $7,715 $10,233 $6,374 $7,933 $10,245 $12,474 $6,374 $7,933 $10,245 $12,474
Child Care $0 $10,602 $23,215 $35,828 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,602 $23,215 $35,828
Medical $2,338 $6,811 $6,468 $6,550 $5,469 $6,468 $6,550 $6,269 $5,469 $6,468 $6,550 $6,269
Housing $6,696 $9,372 $9,372 $12,348 $7,284 $9,372 $9,372 $12,348 $7,284 $9,372 $9,372 $12,348
Transportation $3,893 $7,094 $8,341 $9,650 $7,094 $8,341 $9,650 $9,540 $7,094 $8,341 $9,650 $9,540
Other $2,785 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $5,729 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $5,729
Required annual income after taxes $19,189 $43,636 $60,141 $80,464 $30,853 $37,144 $41,671 $46,360 $30,853 $47,746 $64,886 $82,188
Annual taxes $4,046 $9,121 $12,488 $16,788 $6,467 $7,797 $8,721 $9,806 $6,467 $9,960 $13,456 $17,144
Required annual income before taxes $23,235 $52,758 $72,629 $97,252 $37,321 $44,942 $50,392 $56,166 $55,627 $37,321 $57,706 $78,343 $99,332

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $133,568
Business & Financial Operations $81,515
Computer & Mathematical $90,455
Architecture & Engineering $81,783
Life, Physical, & Social Science $68,461
Community & Social Service $49,317
Legal $106,215
Education, Training, & Library $59,367
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $65,663
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $79,088
Healthcare Support $28,146
Protective Service $46,292
Food Preparation & Serving Related $24,535
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $31,612
Personal Care & Service $25,975
Sales & Related $29,802
Office & Administrative Support $39,811
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $33,073
Construction & Extraction $59,203
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $50,232
Production $35,851
Transportation & Material Moving $36,242