Living Wage Calculation for Hanford-Corcoran, CA

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 $10.85 $23.25 $28.06 $34.95 $17.32 $22.25 $25.01 $28.30 $13.30 $8.64 $13.30 $15.49 $17.94
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 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00

*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 $3,560 $5,390 $8,023 $10,601 $6,527 $8,260 $10,608 $12,889 $6,527 $8,260 $10,608 $12,889
Child Care $0 $7,411 $10,111 $12,812 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,411 $10,111 $12,812
Medical $1,998 $6,439 $6,152 $6,313 $5,066 $6,152 $6,313 $6,170 $5,066 $6,152 $6,313 $6,170
Housing $7,284 $9,816 $9,816 $13,596 $7,332 $9,816 $9,816 $13,596 $7,284 $9,816 $9,816 $13,596
Transportation $3,768 $7,155 $9,346 $10,196 $7,155 $9,346 $10,196 $10,231 $7,155 $9,346 $10,196 $10,231
Other $2,799 $4,565 $5,497 $6,845 $4,565 $5,497 $6,845 $6,235 $4,565 $5,497 $6,845 $6,235
Required annual income after taxes $19,409 $40,775 $48,945 $60,362 $30,645 $39,071 $43,778 $49,121 $30,597 $46,482 $53,889 $61,933
Annual taxes $3,156 $7,587 $9,415 $12,328 $5,371 $7,217 $8,240 $9,738 $5,365 $8,848 $10,554 $12,690
Required annual income before taxes $22,565 $48,362 $58,360 $72,691 $36,016 $46,288 $52,017 $58,859 $55,330 $35,962 $55,330 $64,443 $74,623

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $91,140
Business & Financial Operations $58,050
Computer & Mathematical $71,170
Architecture & Engineering $73,250
Life, Physical, & Social Science $73,610
Community & Social Service $52,370
Legal $49,140
Education, Training, & Library $48,310
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $45,030
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $84,110
Healthcare Support $28,800
Protective Service $78,800
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,670
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $30,750
Personal Care & Service $19,770
Sales & Related $23,490
Office & Administrative Support $33,930
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $19,560
Construction & Extraction $48,780
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $44,220
Production $37,990
Transportation & Material Moving $31,190