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 $11.11 $24.37 $29.63 $38.87 $17.97 $21.55 $24.77 $28.13 $17.09 $8.97 $13.21 $16.51 $19.87
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 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00

*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 $3,564 $5,245 $7,893 $10,476 $6,533 $8,124 $10,487 $12,773 $6,533 $8,124 $10,487 $12,773
Child Care $0 $8,260 $13,911 $19,562 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,260 $13,911 $19,562
Medical $2,150 $6,828 $6,547 $6,604 $5,139 $6,547 $6,604 $6,274 $5,139 $6,547 $6,604 $6,274
Housing $7,428 $9,636 $9,636 $13,596 $7,476 $9,636 $9,636 $13,596 $7,428 $9,636 $9,636 $13,596
Transportation $3,860 $7,975 $8,373 $10,051 $7,975 $8,373 $10,051 $10,013 $7,975 $8,373 $10,051 $10,013
Other $2,803 $4,533 $4,999 $6,395 $4,533 $4,999 $6,395 $5,932 $4,533 $4,999 $6,395 $5,932
Required annual income after taxes $19,805 $42,477 $51,359 $66,684 $31,657 $37,679 $43,173 $48,588 $31,609 $45,939 $57,084 $68,150
Annual taxes $3,306 $8,208 $10,278 $14,164 $5,713 $7,142 $8,355 $9,920 $5,706 $9,008 $11,615 $14,503
Required annual income before taxes $23,111 $50,684 $61,637 $80,848 $37,370 $44,821 $51,529 $58,507 $53,328 $37,315 $54,947 $68,699 $82,653

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $93,398
Business & Financial Operations $60,731
Computer & Mathematical $65,785
Architecture & Engineering $78,935
Life, Physical, & Social Science $73,923
Community & Social Service $56,211
Legal $49,036
Education, Training, & Library $56,898
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $42,333
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $62,986
Healthcare Support $29,120
Protective Service $84,952
Food Preparation & Serving Related $22,981
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $29,787
Personal Care & Service $23,329
Sales & Related $25,707
Office & Administrative Support $34,717
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $21,330
Construction & Extraction $52,080
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $43,614
Production $36,972
Transportation & Material Moving $27,460