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 $11.25 $22.75 $27.99 $35.52 $17.26 $20.86 $23.34 $26.11 $24.29 $8.61 $12.50 $15.30 $18.23
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 $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 $3,477 $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 $7,567 $13,236 $18,905 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,567 $13,236 $18,905
Medical $2,321 $6,689 $6,345 $6,427 $5,283 $6,345 $6,427 $6,147 $5,283 $6,345 $6,427 $6,147
Housing $8,064 $10,428 $10,428 $13,764 $8,124 $10,428 $10,428 $13,764 $8,064 $10,428 $10,428 $13,764
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 $20,540 $41,535 $51,096 $64,834 $31,508 $38,078 $42,605 $47,654 $31,448 $45,645 $55,841 $66,559
Annual taxes $2,865 $5,794 $7,128 $9,044 $4,395 $5,312 $5,943 $6,648 $4,387 $6,367 $7,790 $9,285
Required annual income before taxes $23,405 $47,329 $58,223 $73,879 $35,903 $43,390 $48,548 $54,301 $50,527 $35,835 $52,012 $63,631 $75,844

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $92,019
Business & Financial Operations $62,186
Computer & Mathematical $63,996
Architecture & Engineering $73,553
Life, Physical, & Social Science $70,714
Community & Social Service $46,364
Legal $45,480
Education, Training, & Library $58,071
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $46,056
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $63,698
Healthcare Support $28,835
Protective Service $35,552
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,862
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $26,675
Personal Care & Service $23,208
Sales & Related $27,271
Office & Administrative Support $35,275
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $33,948
Construction & Extraction $44,749
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $46,138
Production $35,234
Transportation & Material Moving $31,551