Living Wage Calculation for Eureka County, Nevada

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 $10.24 $23.55 $27.92 $35.88 $17.20 $20.89 $23.90 $26.92 $16.44 $8.60 $12.72 $15.53 $18.34
Poverty Wage $5.80 $7.81 $9.82 $11.83 $7.81 $9.82 $11.83 $13.84 $3.90 $4.91 $5.91 $6.92
Minimum Wage $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25

*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 $3,564 $5,245 $7,893 $10,476 $6,533 $8,124 $10,487 $12,773 $6,533 $8,124 $10,487 $12,773
Child Care $0 $8,326 $13,074 $17,821 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,326 $13,074 $17,821
Medical $2,242 $7,094 $6,813 $6,871 $4,968 $6,813 $6,871 $6,541 $4,968 $6,813 $6,871 $6,541
Housing $6,228 $9,816 $9,816 $13,872 $7,380 $9,816 $9,816 $13,872 $7,380 $9,816 $9,816 $13,872
Transportation $3,860 $7,975 $8,373 $10,051 $7,975 $8,373 $10,051 $10,013 $7,975 $8,373 $10,051 $10,013
Other $2,803 $4,533 $4,999 $6,395 $4,533 $4,999 $6,395 $5,932 $4,533 $4,999 $6,395 $5,932
Required annual income after taxes $18,696 $42,989 $50,968 $65,486 $31,390 $38,126 $43,620 $49,130 $31,390 $46,452 $56,694 $66,951
Annual taxes $2,608 $5,997 $7,110 $9,135 $4,379 $5,319 $6,085 $6,854 $4,379 $6,480 $7,909 $9,340
Required annual income before taxes $21,304 $48,986 $58,078 $74,621 $35,769 $43,444 $49,705 $55,984 $51,299 $35,769 $52,931 $64,603 $76,291

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $89,442
Business & Financial Operations $60,168
Computer & Mathematical $72,058
Architecture & Engineering $75,871
Life, Physical, & Social Science $61,316
Community & Social Service $50,194
Legal $87,658
Education, Training, & Library $47,304
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $44,905
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $79,417
Healthcare Support $33,169
Protective Service $34,297
Food Preparation & Serving Related $24,282
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $31,785
Personal Care & Service $22,314
Sales & Related $26,835
Office & Administrative Support $34,676
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $31,437
Construction & Extraction $47,078
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $48,729
Production $32,400
Transportation & Material Moving $30,986