Living Wage Calculation for Seneca County, Ohio

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 $10.70 $22.09 $26.39 $32.86 $17.07 $20.42 $23.01 $25.49 $23.73 $8.54 $12.20 $14.54 $16.84
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 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30

*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 $3,058 $4,508 $6,786 $9,001 $5,607 $6,979 $9,012 $10,972 $5,607 $6,979 $9,012 $10,972
Child Care $0 $7,037 $10,749 $14,461 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,037 $10,749 $14,461
Medical $2,332 $6,081 $5,737 $5,819 $5,182 $5,737 $5,819 $5,539 $5,182 $5,737 $5,819 $5,539
Housing $6,228 $8,340 $8,340 $11,316 $6,276 $8,340 $8,340 $11,316 $6,276 $8,340 $8,340 $11,316
Transportation $4,866 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $11,925 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $11,925
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 $19,270 $39,465 $47,069 $58,515 $30,564 $36,512 $41,088 $45,481 $30,564 $43,549 $51,837 $59,942
Annual taxes $2,990 $6,478 $7,819 $9,841 $4,951 $5,969 $6,764 $7,541 $4,951 $7,198 $8,661 $10,093
Required annual income before taxes $22,260 $45,943 $54,889 $68,356 $35,515 $42,481 $47,852 $53,023 $49,367 $35,515 $50,748 $60,498 $70,036

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $97,903
Business & Financial Operations $64,624
Computer & Mathematical $78,933
Architecture & Engineering $76,187
Life, Physical, & Social Science $61,867
Community & Social Service $43,906
Legal $67,515
Education, Training, & Library $52,392
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $40,593
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $61,579
Healthcare Support $26,366
Protective Service $41,046
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,225
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $25,029
Personal Care & Service $22,807
Sales & Related $26,654
Office & Administrative Support $34,709
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $28,897
Construction & Extraction $47,835
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $44,986
Production $36,550
Transportation & Material Moving $31,314