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 $9.93 $21.56 $27.35 $34.58 $16.19 $20.52 $22.92 $25.51 $12.25 $7.69 $12.25 $14.94 $17.73
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 $3,464 $5,244 $7,806 $10,314 $6,351 $8,037 $10,321 $12,541 $6,351 $8,037 $10,321 $12,541
Child Care $0 $7,278 $12,731 $18,183 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,278 $12,731 $18,183
Medical $2,057 $5,580 $5,294 $5,454 $4,423 $5,294 $5,454 $5,312 $4,423 $5,294 $5,454 $5,312
Housing $6,720 $10,716 $10,716 $13,872 $8,208 $10,716 $10,716 $13,872 $6,720 $10,716 $10,716 $13,872
Transportation $3,568 $6,775 $8,850 $9,655 $6,775 $8,850 $9,655 $9,687 $6,775 $8,850 $9,655 $9,687
Other $2,355 $3,841 $4,625 $5,760 $3,841 $4,625 $5,760 $5,246 $3,841 $4,625 $5,760 $5,246
Required annual income after taxes $18,164 $39,434 $50,022 $63,238 $29,599 $37,522 $41,906 $46,659 $28,111 $44,800 $54,637 $64,842
Annual taxes $2,496 $5,419 $6,873 $8,689 $4,067 $5,156 $5,758 $6,411 $3,863 $6,156 $7,507 $8,910
Required annual income before taxes $20,660 $44,853 $56,895 $71,927 $33,666 $42,677 $47,664 $53,070 $50,956 $31,973 $50,956 $62,144 $73,751

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $94,900
Business & Financial Operations $62,160
Computer & Mathematical $67,540
Architecture & Engineering $67,620
Life, Physical, & Social Science $57,750
Community & Social Service $37,670
Legal $56,140
Education, Training, & Library $48,410
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $32,470
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $61,340
Healthcare Support $27,880
Protective Service $39,730
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,970
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $23,490
Personal Care & Service $21,810
Sales & Related $23,180
Office & Administrative Support $31,940
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $23,320
Construction & Extraction $42,490
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $43,380
Production $34,610
Transportation & Material Moving $34,190