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 $10.81 $24.16 $29.02 $36.75 $17.66 $21.93 $24.54 $27.90 $25.73 $8.83 $13.26 $15.87 $18.86
Poverty Wage $5.84 $7.91 $9.99 $12.07 $7.91 $9.99 $12.07 $14.14 $3.96 $5.00 $6.03 $7.07
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 $3,573 $5,267 $7,929 $10,517 $6,551 $8,154 $10,529 $12,820 $6,551 $8,154 $10,529 $12,820
Child Care $0 $8,378 $13,155 $17,932 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,378 $13,155 $17,932
Medical $2,213 $7,233 $6,889 $6,972 $5,099 $6,889 $6,972 $6,691 $5,099 $6,889 $6,972 $6,691
Housing $6,768 $10,608 $10,608 $14,988 $7,980 $10,608 $10,608 $14,988 $7,980 $10,608 $10,608 $14,988
Transportation $4,206 $7,664 $9,011 $10,425 $7,664 $9,011 $10,425 $10,307 $7,664 $9,011 $10,425 $10,307
Other $2,976 $4,951 $5,375 $6,256 $4,951 $5,375 $6,256 $6,121 $4,951 $5,375 $6,256 $6,121
Required annual income after taxes $19,736 $44,100 $52,968 $67,090 $32,244 $40,037 $44,790 $50,928 $32,244 $48,415 $57,945 $68,860
Annual taxes $2,753 $6,152 $7,389 $9,359 $4,498 $5,585 $6,248 $7,104 $4,498 $6,754 $8,083 $9,606
Required annual income before taxes $22,489 $50,252 $60,357 $76,449 $36,742 $45,623 $51,038 $58,032 $53,526 $36,742 $55,169 $66,028 $78,465

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $95,640
Business & Financial Operations $62,649
Computer & Mathematical $74,335
Architecture & Engineering $76,598
Life, Physical, & Social Science $62,124
Community & Social Service $51,055
Legal $94,035
Education, Training, & Library $48,576
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $48,288
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $80,816
Healthcare Support $34,411
Protective Service $36,756
Food Preparation & Serving Related $24,329
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $31,376
Personal Care & Service $22,724
Sales & Related $27,066
Office & Administrative Support $35,234
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $31,191
Construction & Extraction $47,835
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $50,006
Production $33,053
Transportation & Material Moving $31,654