Living Wage Calculation for Sheboygan, 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 $9.79 $22.77 $30.40 $38.81 $16.55 $21.13 $23.64 $25.60 $12.97 $7.94 $12.97 $16.51 $19.78
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 $3,047 $4,613 $6,867 $9,073 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031
Child Care $0 $8,331 $16,267 $24,203 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,331 $16,267 $24,203
Medical $2,231 $6,264 $5,978 $6,138 $4,764 $5,978 $6,138 $5,996 $4,764 $5,978 $6,138 $5,996
Housing $5,064 $8,208 $8,208 $10,248 $6,300 $8,208 $8,208 $10,248 $5,064 $8,208 $8,208 $10,248
Transportation $4,235 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498
Other $2,560 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702
Required annual income after taxes $17,137 $39,633 $52,851 $67,382 $28,868 $36,787 $41,145 $44,476 $27,632 $45,118 $57,412 $68,679
Annual taxes $3,234 $7,728 $10,373 $13,351 $5,558 $7,159 $8,031 $8,768 $5,389 $8,826 $11,286 $13,611
Required annual income before taxes $20,372 $47,361 $63,224 $80,733 $34,426 $43,946 $49,176 $53,244 $53,944 $33,020 $53,944 $68,698 $82,290

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $90,580
Business & Financial Operations $56,950
Computer & Mathematical $66,650
Architecture & Engineering $68,620
Life, Physical, & Social Science $51,070
Community & Social Service $40,350
Legal $58,850
Education, Training, & Library $47,760
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $43,990
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $61,340
Healthcare Support $29,900
Protective Service $44,000
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,680
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $23,750
Personal Care & Service $21,780
Sales & Related $22,890
Office & Administrative Support $32,460
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $24,390
Construction & Extraction $47,460
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $43,310
Production $37,090
Transportation & Material Moving $33,410