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 $10.08 $20.84 $26.63 $33.66 $15.77 $19.80 $22.19 $24.59 $11.89 $7.76 $11.89 $14.58 $17.27
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 $6,984 $9,396 $9,396 $12,180 $7,440 $9,396 $9,396 $12,180 $6,984 $9,396 $9,396 $12,180
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 $18,428 $38,114 $48,702 $61,546 $28,831 $36,202 $40,586 $44,967 $28,375 $43,480 $53,317 $63,150
Annual taxes $2,532 $5,237 $6,692 $8,457 $3,962 $4,974 $5,577 $6,179 $3,899 $5,974 $7,326 $8,677
Required annual income before taxes $20,961 $43,352 $55,394 $70,003 $32,792 $41,176 $46,163 $51,145 $49,454 $32,273 $49,454 $60,643 $71,827

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $91,810
Business & Financial Operations $58,560
Computer & Mathematical $62,770
Architecture & Engineering $65,830
Life, Physical, & Social Science $62,370
Community & Social Service $38,800
Legal $39,870
Education, Training, & Library $57,100
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $43,300
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $58,240
Healthcare Support $28,010
Protective Service $40,370
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,820
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,620
Personal Care & Service $21,110
Sales & Related $24,380
Office & Administrative Support $32,230
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $32,770
Construction & Extraction $39,020
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $41,690
Production $32,920
Transportation & Material Moving $33,010