Living Wage Calculation for Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

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 $11.27 $24.16 $28.82 $35.75 $18.10 $21.39 $24.03 $26.62 $25.68 $8.88 $13.26 $15.79 $18.29
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 $3,058 $4,508 $6,786 $9,001 $5,607 $6,979 $9,012 $10,972 $5,607 $6,979 $9,012 $10,972
Child Care $0 $8,888 $13,055 $17,223 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,888 $13,055 $17,223
Medical $2,384 $5,924 $5,581 $5,663 $5,175 $5,581 $5,663 $5,382 $5,175 $5,581 $5,663 $5,382
Housing $6,636 $9,180 $9,180 $12,228 $7,236 $9,180 $9,180 $12,228 $6,636 $9,180 $9,180 $12,228
Transportation $4,866 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $11,925 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $11,925
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 $19,729 $42,000 $50,059 $62,033 $31,518 $37,196 $41,772 $46,237 $30,918 $46,084 $54,827 $63,460
Annual taxes $3,718 $8,256 $9,886 $12,324 $6,127 $7,285 $8,210 $9,130 $6,043 $9,082 $10,850 $12,613
Required annual income before taxes $23,448 $50,256 $59,945 $74,357 $37,645 $44,481 $49,982 $55,367 $53,423 $36,961 $55,166 $65,677 $76,073

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $102,285
Business & Financial Operations $57,238
Computer & Mathematical $66,188
Architecture & Engineering $71,660
Life, Physical, & Social Science $48,278
Community & Social Service $44,698
Legal $54,337
Education, Training, & Library $44,924
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $47,352
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $59,974
Healthcare Support $30,635
Protective Service $42,908
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,811
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,710
Personal Care & Service $24,545
Sales & Related $28,115
Office & Administrative Support $35,038
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $31,684
Construction & Extraction $50,181
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $47,259
Production $39,462
Transportation & Material Moving $34,534