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 $10.71 $23.95 $28.61 $35.09 $17.99 $21.17 $23.82 $25.96 $25.47 $8.61 $13.16 $15.68 $17.96
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 $5,616 $8,796 $8,796 $11,028 $7,032 $8,796 $8,796 $11,028 $5,616 $8,796 $8,796 $11,028
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 $18,709 $41,616 $49,675 $60,833 $31,314 $36,812 $41,388 $45,037 $29,898 $45,700 $54,443 $62,260
Annual taxes $3,576 $8,203 $9,832 $12,157 $6,098 $7,231 $8,157 $8,963 $5,901 $9,029 $10,796 $12,445
Required annual income before taxes $22,285 $49,819 $59,507 $72,989 $37,412 $44,043 $49,545 $54,000 $52,986 $35,799 $54,729 $65,239 $74,705

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $108,766
Business & Financial Operations $61,260
Computer & Mathematical $78,316
Architecture & Engineering $76,886
Life, Physical, & Social Science $56,816
Community & Social Service $43,155
Legal $60,128
Education, Training, & Library $51,425
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $43,978
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $66,404
Healthcare Support $31,705
Protective Service $50,242
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,132
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $27,096
Personal Care & Service $22,313
Sales & Related $25,543
Office & Administrative Support $35,069
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $0
Construction & Extraction $51,333
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $46,477
Production $41,879
Transportation & Material Moving $41,005