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 $10.47 $22.32 $26.63 $32.82 $17.40 $20.66 $23.24 $25.45 $23.97 $8.41 $12.32 $14.66 $16.81
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 $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 $3,058 $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 $7,037 $10,749 $14,461 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,037 $10,749 $14,461
Medical $2,332 $6,081 $5,737 $5,819 $5,182 $5,737 $5,819 $5,539 $5,182 $5,737 $5,819 $5,539
Housing $5,796 $8,772 $8,772 $11,232 $6,864 $8,772 $8,772 $11,232 $5,796 $8,772 $8,772 $11,232
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 $18,838 $39,897 $47,501 $58,431 $31,152 $36,944 $41,520 $45,397 $30,084 $43,981 $52,269 $59,858
Annual taxes $2,929 $6,538 $7,880 $9,830 $5,033 $6,029 $6,824 $7,529 $4,884 $7,258 $8,721 $10,082
Required annual income before taxes $21,767 $46,435 $55,381 $68,261 $36,185 $42,973 $48,344 $52,927 $49,859 $34,968 $51,240 $60,990 $69,940

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $84,982
Business & Financial Operations $62,494
Computer & Mathematical $0
Architecture & Engineering $62,896
Life, Physical, & Social Science $63,317
Community & Social Service $40,871
Legal $0
Education, Training, & Library $56,363
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $45,047
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $49,533
Healthcare Support $25,924
Protective Service $40,192
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,389
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $25,152
Personal Care & Service $22,004
Sales & Related $23,712
Office & Administrative Support $32,754
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $24,072
Construction & Extraction $42,074
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $46,323
Production $36,273
Transportation & Material Moving $30,440