Living Wage Calculation for Springfield, OH

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 $10.15 $21.79 $25.51 $32.06 $16.91 $19.60 $22.59 $24.58 $15.25 $8.30 $11.77 $14.31 $16.35
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 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30

*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 $6,994 $10,683 $14,371 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,994 $10,683 $14,371
Medical $2,361 $5,946 $5,665 $5,723 $5,050 $5,665 $5,723 $5,393 $5,050 $5,665 $5,723 $5,393
Housing $5,832 $8,292 $8,292 $10,680 $6,408 $8,292 $8,292 $10,680 $5,832 $8,292 $8,292 $10,680
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 $18,293 $38,997 $45,580 $57,171 $30,326 $35,095 $40,422 $43,919 $29,750 $42,089 $51,105 $58,290
Annual taxes $2,813 $6,333 $7,476 $9,521 $4,856 $5,669 $6,573 $7,203 $4,776 $6,866 $8,440 $9,716
Required annual income before taxes $21,106 $45,330 $53,056 $66,692 $35,182 $40,764 $46,994 $51,122 $47,583 $34,526 $48,954 $59,545 $68,006

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $79,499
Business & Financial Operations $59,009
Computer & Mathematical $69,577
Architecture & Engineering $59,081
Life, Physical, & Social Science $65,990
Community & Social Service $38,243
Legal $0
Education, Training, & Library $48,626
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $43,235
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $47,478
Healthcare Support $24,621
Protective Service $37,618
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,947
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $23,360
Personal Care & Service $20,664
Sales & Related $23,432
Office & Administrative Support $31,181
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $0
Construction & Extraction $39,944
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $42,179
Production $33,866
Transportation & Material Moving $29,489