Living Wage Calculation for Utica-Rome, NY

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 $11.26 $25.36 $34.91 $46.42 $17.90 $21.60 $24.22 $26.67 $26.74 $8.85 $13.87 $18.83 $23.71
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 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40 $10.40

*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 $3,477 $5,124 $7,715 $10,233 $6,374 $7,933 $10,245 $12,474 $6,374 $7,933 $10,245 $12,474
Child Care $0 $10,602 $23,215 $35,828 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,602 $23,215 $35,828
Medical $2,338 $6,811 $6,468 $6,550 $5,469 $6,468 $6,550 $6,269 $5,469 $6,468 $6,550 $6,269
Housing $6,852 $9,360 $9,360 $11,736 $7,200 $9,360 $9,360 $11,736 $6,852 $9,360 $9,360 $11,736
Transportation $3,893 $7,094 $8,341 $9,650 $7,094 $8,341 $9,650 $9,540 $7,094 $8,341 $9,650 $9,540
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 $19,345 $43,624 $60,129 $79,852 $30,769 $37,132 $41,659 $45,748 $30,421 $47,734 $64,874 $81,576
Annual taxes $4,068 $9,120 $12,487 $16,703 $6,456 $7,795 $8,719 $9,721 $6,407 $9,958 $13,455 $17,058
Required annual income before taxes $23,413 $52,744 $72,616 $96,555 $37,225 $44,928 $50,378 $55,469 $55,613 $36,828 $57,693 $78,329 $98,635

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $96,442
Business & Financial Operations $61,558
Computer & Mathematical $75,436
Architecture & Engineering $75,960
Life, Physical, & Social Science $67,556
Community & Social Service $46,354
Legal $112,634
Education, Training, & Library $52,794
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $39,225
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $62,433
Healthcare Support $27,878
Protective Service $55,417
Food Preparation & Serving Related $23,362
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,895
Personal Care & Service $24,761
Sales & Related $25,162
Office & Administrative Support $33,732
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $39,184
Construction & Extraction $46,179
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $41,529
Production $32,950
Transportation & Material Moving $31,880