Living Wage Calculation for Lebanon, 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 $10.62 $22.06 $26.85 $34.53 $16.77 $19.77 $22.65 $25.02 $15.45 $8.37 $11.95 $14.93 $17.66
Poverty Wage $5.80 $7.81 $9.82 $11.83 $7.81 $9.82 $11.83 $13.84 $3.90 $4.91 $5.91 $6.92
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 $3,467 $5,103 $7,680 $10,192 $6,357 $7,905 $10,203 $12,428 $6,357 $7,905 $10,203 $12,428
Child Care $0 $7,521 $13,155 $18,789 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,521 $13,155 $18,789
Medical $2,349 $6,552 $6,271 $6,328 $5,152 $6,271 $6,328 $5,998 $5,152 $6,271 $6,328 $5,998
Housing $7,308 $9,348 $9,348 $12,264 $7,356 $9,348 $9,348 $12,264 $7,308 $9,348 $9,348 $12,264
Transportation $3,609 $7,457 $7,828 $9,398 $7,457 $7,828 $9,398 $9,361 $7,457 $7,828 $9,398 $9,361
Other $2,656 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $5,620 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $5,620
Required annual income after taxes $19,389 $40,275 $49,018 $63,030 $30,616 $36,088 $41,336 $45,671 $30,568 $43,609 $54,491 $64,460
Annual taxes $2,705 $5,618 $6,838 $8,793 $4,271 $5,034 $5,766 $6,371 $4,264 $6,083 $7,601 $8,992
Required annual income before taxes $22,094 $45,893 $55,856 $71,823 $34,886 $41,122 $47,102 $52,042 $48,218 $34,832 $49,692 $62,092 $73,452

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $92,609
Business & Financial Operations $60,250
Computer & Mathematical $64,657
Architecture & Engineering $70,633
Life, Physical, & Social Science $67,168
Community & Social Service $44,003
Legal $46,976
Education, Training, & Library $55,063
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $38,530
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $60,793
Healthcare Support $29,213
Protective Service $37,628
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,926
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $26,291
Personal Care & Service $22,458
Sales & Related $26,291
Office & Administrative Support $34,092
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $33,159
Construction & Extraction $44,598
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $44,239
Production $34,317
Transportation & Material Moving $30,863