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 $10.87 $21.92 $27.71 $35.63 $16.68 $20.87 $23.27 $26.56 $12.43 $8.16 $12.43 $15.12 $18.25
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 $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 $3,464 $5,244 $7,806 $10,314 $6,351 $8,037 $10,321 $12,541 $6,351 $8,037 $10,321 $12,541
Child Care $0 $7,278 $12,731 $18,183 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,278 $12,731 $18,183
Medical $2,057 $5,580 $5,294 $5,454 $4,423 $5,294 $5,454 $5,312 $4,423 $5,294 $5,454 $5,312
Housing $8,436 $11,364 $11,364 $15,792 $9,108 $11,364 $11,364 $15,792 $8,436 $11,364 $11,364 $15,792
Transportation $3,568 $6,775 $8,850 $9,655 $6,775 $8,850 $9,655 $9,687 $6,775 $8,850 $9,655 $9,687
Other $2,355 $3,841 $4,625 $5,760 $3,841 $4,625 $5,760 $5,246 $3,841 $4,625 $5,760 $5,246
Required annual income after taxes $19,880 $40,082 $50,670 $65,158 $30,499 $38,170 $42,554 $48,579 $29,827 $45,448 $55,285 $66,762
Annual taxes $2,732 $5,508 $6,962 $8,953 $4,191 $5,245 $5,847 $6,675 $4,098 $6,245 $7,596 $9,173
Required annual income before taxes $22,612 $45,590 $57,632 $74,111 $34,689 $43,415 $48,401 $55,254 $51,693 $33,925 $51,693 $62,882 $75,935

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $99,390
Business & Financial Operations $60,040
Computer & Mathematical $62,050
Architecture & Engineering $72,940
Life, Physical, & Social Science $98,270
Community & Social Service $37,820
Legal $48,630
Education, Training, & Library $59,820
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $45,830
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $62,690
Healthcare Support $26,480
Protective Service $29,710
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,920
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $22,930
Personal Care & Service $19,180
Sales & Related $22,940
Office & Administrative Support $29,270
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $18,900
Construction & Extraction $43,500
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $47,240
Production $30,470
Transportation & Material Moving $30,040