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 $11.77 $24.10 $29.33 $37.70 $18.39 $22.20 $24.68 $28.29 $25.63 $8.87 $13.17 $15.97 $19.32
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 $9,000 $12,876 $12,876 $17,748 $10,188 $12,876 $12,876 $17,748 $9,000 $12,876 $12,876 $17,748
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 $21,476 $43,983 $53,544 $68,818 $33,572 $40,526 $45,053 $51,638 $32,384 $48,093 $58,289 $70,543
Annual taxes $2,996 $6,136 $7,469 $9,600 $4,683 $5,653 $6,285 $7,203 $4,518 $6,709 $8,131 $9,841
Required annual income before taxes $24,472 $50,118 $61,013 $78,418 $38,255 $46,179 $51,338 $58,841 $53,317 $36,902 $54,802 $66,420 $80,384

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $87,924
Business & Financial Operations $69,490
Computer & Mathematical $64,079
Architecture & Engineering $73,851
Life, Physical, & Social Science $55,972
Community & Social Service $39,276
Legal $57,495
Education, Training, & Library $54,861
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $36,293
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $67,288
Healthcare Support $28,650
Protective Service $31,119
Food Preparation & Serving Related $21,027
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,854
Personal Care & Service $21,891
Sales & Related $23,825
Office & Administrative Support $31,386
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $20,307
Construction & Extraction $46,436
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $48,350
Production $36,077
Transportation & Material Moving $33,351