Wallmart pays it’s associates an average of $11.38/hr. That is roughly $23,000 per year if they are working full time. So, say $2000 per month. Take 20% in taxes and they have $1600 take home. Form that $1600, take out an average rental housing rate for a 2-bedroom apartment of $1000, So $600 left for utilities, transportation and groceries. Yep, leading employer with employees recovering SNAP benefits.