Living Wage Calculation for Glens Falls, NY

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 $11.60 $26.30 $35.86 $47.72 $18.80 $22.55 $25.17 $27.97 $27.68 $9.02 $14.34 $19.30 $24.36
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 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40

*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 $10,602 $23,215 $35,828 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,602 $23,215 $35,828
Medical $2,338 $6,811 $6,468 $6,550 $5,469 $6,468 $6,550 $6,269 $5,469 $6,468 $6,550 $6,269
Housing $7,476 $11,088 $11,088 $14,112 $8,844 $11,088 $11,088 $14,112 $7,476 $11,088 $11,088 $14,112
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 $19,969 $45,352 $61,857 $82,228 $32,413 $38,860 $43,387 $48,124 $31,045 $49,462 $66,602 $83,952
Annual taxes $4,155 $9,361 $12,728 $17,034 $6,685 $8,037 $8,960 $10,052 $6,494 $10,199 $13,696 $17,390
Required annual income before taxes $24,124 $54,713 $74,585 $99,262 $39,098 $46,897 $52,347 $58,176 $57,582 $37,539 $59,662 $80,298 $101,342

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $94,837
Business & Financial Operations $56,662
Computer & Mathematical $63,513
Architecture & Engineering $70,354
Life, Physical, & Social Science $58,719
Community & Social Service $42,671
Legal $94,066
Education, Training, & Library $47,455
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $34,657
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $61,239
Healthcare Support $25,358
Protective Service $55,911
Food Preparation & Serving Related $24,041
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $27,086
Personal Care & Service $25,440
Sales & Related $26,788
Office & Administrative Support $34,050
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $35,789
Construction & Extraction $44,533
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $43,926
Production $38,824
Transportation & Material Moving $30,491