Living Wage Calculation for East Stroudsburg, PA

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 $12.09 $24.78 $29.57 $38.61 $18.94 $22.49 $25.36 $29.10 $17.26 $9.11 $13.30 $16.28 $19.70
Poverty Wage $5.80 $7.81 $9.82 $11.83 $7.81 $9.82 $11.83 $13.84 $3.90 $4.91 $5.91 $6.92
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 $3,467 $5,103 $7,680 $10,192 $6,357 $7,905 $10,203 $12,428 $6,357 $7,905 $10,203 $12,428
Child Care $0 $7,521 $13,155 $18,789 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,521 $13,155 $18,789
Medical $2,349 $6,552 $6,271 $6,328 $5,152 $6,271 $6,328 $5,998 $5,152 $6,271 $6,328 $5,998
Housing $9,996 $14,304 $14,304 $19,716 $11,316 $14,304 $14,304 $19,716 $9,996 $14,304 $14,304 $19,716
Transportation $3,609 $7,457 $7,828 $9,398 $7,457 $7,828 $9,398 $9,361 $7,457 $7,828 $9,398 $9,361
Other $2,656 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $5,620 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $5,620
Required annual income after taxes $22,077 $45,231 $53,974 $70,482 $34,576 $41,044 $46,292 $53,123 $33,256 $48,565 $59,447 $71,912
Annual taxes $3,080 $6,310 $7,529 $9,832 $4,823 $5,726 $6,458 $7,411 $4,639 $6,775 $8,293 $10,032
Required annual income before taxes $25,157 $51,541 $61,503 $80,314 $39,399 $46,770 $52,750 $60,534 $53,865 $37,895 $55,340 $67,740 $81,944

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $88,734
Business & Financial Operations $66,164
Computer & Mathematical $53,895
Architecture & Engineering $73,185
Life, Physical, & Social Science $55,688
Community & Social Service $40,508
Legal $65,323
Education, Training, & Library $57,636
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $35,301
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $64,719
Healthcare Support $27,716
Protective Service $31,058
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,008
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,149
Personal Care & Service $21,546
Sales & Related $23,667
Office & Administrative Support $30,063
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $19,670
Construction & Extraction $44,741
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $48,616
Production $36,336
Transportation & Material Moving $33,067