Living Wage Calculation for Canton-Massillon, OH

The living wage shown is the hourly rate that an individual in a household must earn to support his or herself and their family. The assumption is the sole provider is working full-time (2080 hours per year). The tool provides information for individuals, and households with one or two working adults and zero to three children. In the case of households with two working adults, all values are per working adult, single or in a family unless otherwise noted.

The state minimum wage is the same for all individuals, regardless of how many dependents they may have. Data are updated annually, in the first quarter of the new year. State minimum wages are determined based on the posted value of the minimum wage as of January one of the coming year (National Conference of State Legislatures, 2019). The poverty rate reflects a person's 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.

1 ADULT 2 ADULTS

(1 WORKING)

2 ADULTS

(BOTH WORKING)

0 Children 1 Child 2 Children 3 Children 0 Children 1 Child 2 Children 3 Children 0 Children 1 Child 2 Children 3 Children
Living Wage $10.56 $23.08 $27.72 $33.92 $17.54 $21.65 $24.15 $26.99 $8.50 $12.85 $15.16 $17.65
Poverty Wage $6.00 $8.13 $10.25 $12.38 $8.13 $10.25 $12.38 $14.50 $4.06 $5.13 $6.19 $7.25
Minimum Wage $8.55 $8.55 $8.55 $8.55 $8.55 $8.55 $8.55 $8.55 $8.55 $8.55 $8.55 $8.55

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.

1 ADULT 2 ADULTS

(1 WORKING)

2 ADULTS

(BOTH WORKING)

0 Children 1 Child 2 Children 3 Children 0 Children 1 Child 2 Children 3 Children 0 Children 1 Child 2 Children 3 Children
Food $3,075 $4,541 $6,826 $9,053 $5,637 $7,025 $9,063 $11,035 $5,637 $7,025 $9,063 $11,035
Child Care $0 $7,153 $10,926 $14,699 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,153 $10,926 $14,699
Medical $2,648 $6,998 $6,710 $6,830 $5,482 $6,710 $6,830 $6,731 $5,482 $6,710 $6,830 $6,731
Housing $6,072 $9,300 $9,300 $11,868 $7,032 $9,300 $9,300 $11,868 $6,072 $9,300 $9,300 $11,868
Transportation $4,289 $8,362 $10,608 $11,557 $8,362 $10,608 $11,557 $12,115 $8,362 $10,608 $11,557 $12,115
Other $2,929 $4,883 $5,070 $6,378 $4,883 $5,070 $6,378 $6,381 $4,883 $5,070 $6,378 $6,381
Required annual income after taxes $19,013 $41,238 $49,440 $60,385 $31,396 $38,713 $43,128 $48,130 $30,436 $45,866 $54,054 $62,829
Annual taxes $2,957 $6,765 $8,213 $10,163 $5,077 $6,324 $7,099 $8,000 $4,943 $7,582 $9,027 $10,594
Required annual income before taxes $21,971 $48,003 $57,653 $70,548 $36,473 $45,038 $50,226 $56,130 $35,379 $53,448 $63,081 $73,423

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $90,162
Business & Financial Operations $57,675
Computer & Mathematical $63,571
Architecture & Engineering $67,210
Life, Physical, & Social Science $55,439
Community & Social Service $40,446
Legal $59,434
Education, Training, & Library $50,611
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $41,269
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $58,763
Healthcare Support $25,321
Protective Service $37,092
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,035
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $25,778
Personal Care & Service $22,373
Sales & Related $27,038
Office & Administrative Support $32,395
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $31,064
Construction & Extraction $47,338
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $41,107
Production $34,439
Transportation & Material Moving $29,732