Living Wage Calculation for Ogden-Clearfield, UT

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 $10.42 $22.14 $28.40 $36.64 $17.50 $22.07 $24.75 $27.94 $12.70 $8.31 $12.70 $15.61 $18.77
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 $3,560 $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 $5,836 $11,329 $16,822 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,836 $11,329 $16,822
Medical $2,084 $6,072 $5,786 $5,946 $4,762 $5,786 $5,946 $5,804 $4,762 $5,786 $5,946 $5,804
Housing $6,022 $9,750 $9,750 $13,752 $7,617 $9,750 $9,750 $13,752 $6,022 $9,750 $9,750 $13,752
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 $18,233 $38,768 $49,730 $64,162 $30,627 $38,639 $43,345 $48,911 $29,031 $44,475 $54,674 $65,733
Annual taxes $3,449 $7,283 $9,337 $12,059 $5,768 $7,259 $8,141 $9,201 $5,549 $8,352 $10,264 $12,353
Required annual income before taxes $21,682 $46,050 $59,068 $76,221 $36,395 $45,897 $51,486 $58,111 $52,827 $34,580 $52,827 $64,938 $78,086

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $73,100
Business & Financial Operations $59,680
Computer & Mathematical $72,550
Architecture & Engineering $74,180
Life, Physical, & Social Science $50,500
Community & Social Service $35,730
Legal $48,330
Education, Training, & Library $40,910
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $33,860
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $57,420
Healthcare Support $25,660
Protective Service $36,900
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,860
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $21,260
Personal Care & Service $20,970
Sales & Related $24,060
Office & Administrative Support $29,670
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $22,810
Construction & Extraction $37,220
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $46,570
Production $33,270
Transportation & Material Moving $30,470