Living Wage Calculation for Canton-Massillon, OH

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 $9.42 $20.75 $26.38 $32.90 $15.95 $20.07 $22.52 $24.54 $11.92 $7.67 $11.92 $14.48 $16.81
Poverty Wage $5.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $13.00 $3.00 $4.00 $5.00 $6.00
Minimum Wage $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10

*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 $3,047 $4,613 $6,867 $9,073 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031
Child Care $0 $6,692 $11,415 $16,139 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,692 $11,415 $16,139
Medical $2,105 $5,501 $5,214 $5,375 $4,677 $5,214 $5,375 $5,233 $4,677 $5,214 $5,375 $5,233
Housing $5,064 $8,208 $8,208 $10,476 $6,192 $8,208 $8,208 $10,476 $5,064 $8,208 $8,208 $10,476
Transportation $4,235 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498
Other $2,560 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702
Required annual income after taxes $17,011 $37,230 $47,235 $58,782 $28,672 $36,023 $40,382 $43,940 $27,544 $42,715 $51,797 $60,079
Annual taxes $2,573 $5,934 $7,637 $9,646 $4,504 $5,732 $6,460 $7,093 $4,349 $6,859 $8,422 $9,869
Required annual income before taxes $19,584 $43,164 $54,872 $68,429 $33,176 $41,755 $46,842 $51,033 $49,574 $31,893 $49,574 $60,218 $69,949

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $77,060
Business & Financial Operations $51,660
Computer & Mathematical $56,520
Architecture & Engineering $59,470
Life, Physical, & Social Science $48,750
Community & Social Service $37,520
Legal $0
Education, Training, & Library $49,090
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $34,310
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $54,900
Healthcare Support $23,130
Protective Service $29,790
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,780
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $22,400
Personal Care & Service $19,440
Sales & Related $22,420
Office & Administrative Support $29,590
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $19,880
Construction & Extraction $44,910
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $39,320
Production $31,210
Transportation & Material Moving $31,030