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Ohio Lifestyle Calculator

The lifestyle calculator can be used to help you approximate your target salary based on your location and the estimated expenses of your desired lifestyle.

Lifestyle Calculator

Easy to Use

Lots of Options

Very Helpful

Select a region or Town to Get Started

Where you live will determine the cost of your expenses

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Your Expenses

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Total Monthly Expenses
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Adding it All Up

Based on the options you have selected, below is a breakdown of what your target salary should be to achieve your desired lifestyle. You can use the buttons below to search for jobs that match your target salary.

Use the Industry Search or Keyword Search on this page to research potential occupations that fit your budget.

If your expenses change, don't worry. You can update these amounts at any time.

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Your Target Numbers
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Gross Annual Target Salary
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Net Annual Target Salary
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Target Hourly Rate
Budget Breakdown

Category

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Total Monthly Expenses
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Annual Expenses
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Taxes (15% of Total Annual Expenses)
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Not what you expected? Edit your monthly expenses

Hover over chart region for details.
Note the chart doesn't show categories with balances of zero or less.

Click View Jobs to search potential jobs within your Gross Annual Target Salary. View jobs
Search for Potential Careers
Type in a keyword below and click View Occupations to search for potential careers.

Please enter a keyword.
Search for Industry Information
Select an Industry below and click View Industry to search for industry specific information

Please select an industry.
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You have chosen a new region and your selections will be updated with new values that correspond to this region.