Living Wage Calculation for Snyder County, Pennsylvania

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 $10.61 $22.03 $27.27 $34.24 $16.66 $20.14 $22.62 $24.82 $23.57 $8.33 $12.14 $14.93 $17.59
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 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25

*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 $7,567 $13,236 $18,905 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,567 $13,236 $18,905
Medical $2,321 $6,689 $6,345 $6,427 $5,283 $6,345 $6,427 $6,147 $5,283 $6,345 $6,427 $6,147
Housing $6,888 $9,108 $9,108 $11,424 $7,020 $9,108 $9,108 $11,424 $7,020 $9,108 $9,108 $11,424
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 $19,364 $40,215 $49,776 $62,494 $30,404 $36,758 $41,285 $45,314 $30,404 $44,325 $54,521 $64,219
Annual taxes $2,701 $5,610 $6,944 $8,718 $4,241 $5,128 $5,759 $6,321 $4,241 $6,183 $7,606 $8,959
Required annual income before taxes $22,065 $45,825 $56,719 $71,212 $34,645 $41,886 $47,044 $51,635 $49,023 $34,645 $50,508 $62,127 $73,177

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $110,721
Business & Financial Operations $67,916
Computer & Mathematical $80,836
Architecture & Engineering $75,539
Life, Physical, & Social Science $66,393
Community & Social Service $41,540
Legal $77,534
Education, Training, & Library $55,098
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $44,543
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $64,212
Healthcare Support $30,450
Protective Service $38,515
Food Preparation & Serving Related $21,058
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $26,983
Personal Care & Service $23,887
Sales & Related $27,395
Office & Administrative Support $35,563
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $30,090
Construction & Extraction $47,763
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $45,552
Production $37,528
Transportation & Material Moving $33,505