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 $10.24 $23.53 $27.60 $34.44 $17.56 $20.21 $23.29 $25.19 $16.32 $8.43 $12.66 $15.40 $17.55
Poverty Wage $5.80 $7.81 $9.82 $11.83 $7.81 $9.82 $11.83 $13.84 $3.90 $4.91 $5.91 $6.92
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 $3,050 $4,489 $6,755 $8,966 $5,592 $6,953 $8,975 $10,932 $5,592 $6,953 $8,975 $10,932
Child Care $0 $8,833 $12,975 $17,117 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,833 $12,975 $17,117
Medical $2,412 $5,790 $5,509 $5,567 $5,044 $5,509 $5,567 $5,237 $5,044 $5,509 $5,567 $5,237
Housing $5,376 $8,472 $8,472 $10,596 $6,648 $8,472 $8,472 $10,596 $5,376 $8,472 $8,472 $10,596
Transportation $4,173 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $10,827 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $10,827
Other $2,877 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $6,088 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $6,088
Required annual income after taxes $17,888 $40,860 $47,896 $59,677 $30,560 $35,119 $40,446 $43,679 $29,288 $43,952 $53,421 $60,796
Annual taxes $3,419 $8,081 $9,510 $11,968 $5,970 $6,910 $7,991 $8,711 $5,793 $8,707 $10,631 $12,193
Required annual income before taxes $21,307 $48,941 $57,405 $71,645 $36,530 $42,029 $48,437 $52,390 $50,927 $35,081 $52,659 $64,051 $72,989

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $101,496
Business & Financial Operations $58,958
Computer & Mathematical $73,831
Architecture & Engineering $73,862
Life, Physical, & Social Science $56,898
Community & Social Service $42,261
Legal $65,118
Education, Training, & Library $49,005
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $40,303
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $62,833
Healthcare Support $32,206
Protective Service $49,241
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,711
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $25,154
Personal Care & Service $22,232
Sales & Related $24,815
Office & Administrative Support $33,979
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $0
Construction & Extraction $49,651
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $46,115
Production $38,581
Transportation & Material Moving $38,878