Living Wage Calculation for York-Hanover, PA

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 $10.37 $22.81 $27.60 $35.48 $17.25 $20.51 $23.39 $25.97 $15.95 $8.24 $12.32 $15.30 $18.13
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 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25

*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 $3,467 $5,103 $7,680 $10,192 $6,357 $7,905 $10,203 $12,428 $6,357 $7,905 $10,203 $12,428
Child Care $0 $7,521 $13,155 $18,789 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,521 $13,155 $18,789
Medical $2,349 $6,552 $6,271 $6,328 $5,152 $6,271 $6,328 $5,998 $5,152 $6,271 $6,328 $5,998
Housing $6,840 $10,704 $10,704 $14,004 $8,232 $10,704 $10,704 $14,004 $6,840 $10,704 $10,704 $14,004
Transportation $3,609 $7,457 $7,828 $9,398 $7,457 $7,828 $9,398 $9,361 $7,457 $7,828 $9,398 $9,361
Other $2,656 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $5,620 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $5,620
Required annual income after taxes $18,921 $41,631 $50,374 $64,770 $31,492 $37,444 $42,692 $47,411 $30,100 $44,965 $55,847 $66,200
Annual taxes $2,639 $5,808 $7,027 $9,035 $4,393 $5,223 $5,956 $6,614 $4,199 $6,273 $7,791 $9,235
Required annual income before taxes $21,561 $47,438 $57,401 $73,805 $35,885 $42,667 $48,647 $54,025 $49,763 $34,298 $51,238 $63,638 $75,435

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $102,111
Business & Financial Operations $65,826
Computer & Mathematical $74,999
Architecture & Engineering $67,660
Life, Physical, & Social Science $58,487
Community & Social Service $39,545
Legal $59,358
Education, Training, & Library $49,754
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $37,956
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $64,442
Healthcare Support $30,104
Protective Service $45,654
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,121
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $23,278
Personal Care & Service $23,104
Sales & Related $24,118
Office & Administrative Support $33,559
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $24,416
Construction & Extraction $44,229
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $45,828
Production $35,496
Transportation & Material Moving $34,194