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 $9.50 $20.82 $26.45 $33.40 $16.05 $20.15 $22.59 $25.03 $11.95 $7.71 $11.95 $14.51 $17.06
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 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10

*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 $3,047 $4,613 $6,867 $9,073 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031
Child Care $0 $6,692 $11,415 $16,139 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,692 $11,415 $16,139
Medical $2,105 $5,501 $5,214 $5,375 $4,677 $5,214 $5,375 $5,233 $4,677 $5,214 $5,375 $5,233
Housing $5,220 $8,340 $8,340 $11,388 $6,372 $8,340 $8,340 $11,388 $5,220 $8,340 $8,340 $11,388
Transportation $4,235 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498
Other $2,560 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702
Required annual income after taxes $17,167 $37,362 $47,367 $59,694 $28,852 $36,155 $40,514 $44,852 $27,700 $42,847 $51,929 $60,991
Annual taxes $2,595 $5,952 $7,655 $9,771 $4,528 $5,750 $6,479 $7,218 $4,370 $6,877 $8,440 $9,995
Required annual income before taxes $19,762 $43,314 $55,022 $69,466 $33,380 $41,906 $46,992 $52,070 $49,724 $32,070 $49,724 $60,368 $70,986

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $84,480
Business & Financial Operations $55,690
Computer & Mathematical $60,520
Architecture & Engineering $66,690
Life, Physical, & Social Science $56,130
Community & Social Service $39,550
Legal $67,110
Education, Training, & Library $46,060
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $31,970
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $58,900
Healthcare Support $24,770
Protective Service $40,690
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,900
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $20,730
Personal Care & Service $19,720
Sales & Related $24,490
Office & Administrative Support $31,000
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $33,000
Construction & Extraction $52,940
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $41,020
Production $35,360
Transportation & Material Moving $28,300