Living Wage Calculation for Toledo, 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 $10.01 $22.05 $25.76 $32.79 $17.08 $19.85 $22.85 $25.30 $15.42 $8.23 $11.90 $14.44 $16.71
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 $5,580 $8,760 $8,760 $12,000 $6,708 $8,760 $8,760 $12,000 $5,580 $8,760 $8,760 $12,000
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 $18,041 $39,465 $46,048 $58,491 $30,626 $35,563 $40,890 $45,239 $29,498 $42,557 $51,573 $59,610
Annual taxes $2,778 $6,398 $7,541 $9,705 $4,898 $5,734 $6,638 $7,387 $4,740 $6,931 $8,506 $9,900
Required annual income before taxes $20,819 $45,863 $53,589 $68,196 $35,524 $41,297 $47,528 $52,626 $48,116 $34,238 $49,488 $60,078 $69,510

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $89,319
Business & Financial Operations $58,353
Computer & Mathematical $62,976
Architecture & Engineering $69,649
Life, Physical, & Social Science $58,087
Community & Social Service $41,287
Legal $67,220
Education, Training, & Library $47,140
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $31,837
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $60,772
Healthcare Support $25,953
Protective Service $41,062
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,649
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $22,817
Personal Care & Service $21,884
Sales & Related $25,328
Office & Administrative Support $32,810
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $37,095
Construction & Extraction $52,337
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $43,450
Production $37,443
Transportation & Material Moving $29,520