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 $10.13 $22.25 $25.97 $32.60 $17.19 $20.06 $23.05 $25.12 $15.56 $8.29 $12.00 $14.54 $16.62
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 $8.30 $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 $3,050 $4,489 $6,755 $8,966 $5,592 $6,953 $8,975 $10,932 $5,592 $6,953 $8,975 $10,932
Child Care $0 $6,994 $10,683 $14,371 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,994 $10,683 $14,371
Medical $2,361 $5,946 $5,665 $5,723 $5,050 $5,665 $5,723 $5,393 $5,050 $5,665 $5,723 $5,393
Housing $5,808 $9,132 $9,132 $11,664 $6,912 $9,132 $9,132 $11,664 $5,808 $9,132 $9,132 $11,664
Transportation $4,173 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $10,827 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $10,827
Other $2,877 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $6,088 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $6,088
Required annual income after taxes $18,269 $39,837 $46,420 $58,155 $30,830 $35,935 $41,262 $44,903 $29,726 $42,929 $51,945 $59,274
Annual taxes $2,810 $6,450 $7,593 $9,658 $4,926 $5,786 $6,690 $7,340 $4,772 $6,983 $8,558 $9,853
Required annual income before taxes $21,079 $46,287 $54,013 $67,813 $35,756 $41,721 $47,952 $52,243 $48,540 $34,498 $49,911 $60,502 $69,127

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $85,116
Business & Financial Operations $54,520
Computer & Mathematical $62,904
Architecture & Engineering $65,334
Life, Physical, & Social Science $51,937
Community & Social Service $38,335
Legal $0
Education, Training, & Library $48,595
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $39,965
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $56,836
Healthcare Support $24,139
Protective Service $33,579
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,649
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,580
Personal Care & Service $21,013
Sales & Related $24,272
Office & Administrative Support $31,099
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $31,375
Construction & Extraction $45,777
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $41,226
Production $33,774
Transportation & Material Moving $31,621