Living Wage Calculation for Pasquotank County, North Carolina

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 $11.22 $23.60 $27.01 $34.15 $18.14 $21.41 $24.41 $27.28 $16.46 $9.07 $12.67 $15.06 $17.39
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 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25

*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 $2,986 $4,394 $6,613 $8,777 $5,474 $6,807 $8,786 $10,702 $5,474 $6,807 $8,786 $10,702
Child Care $0 $6,804 $9,915 $13,026 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,804 $9,915 $13,026
Medical $2,195 $6,831 $6,550 $6,607 $5,501 $6,550 $6,607 $6,277 $5,501 $6,550 $6,607 $6,277
Housing $7,404 $9,912 $9,912 $13,836 $7,452 $9,912 $9,912 $13,836 $7,452 $9,912 $9,912 $13,836
Transportation $4,236 $8,754 $9,189 $11,032 $8,754 $9,189 $11,032 $10,989 $8,754 $9,189 $11,032 $10,989
Other $2,656 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $5,620 $4,294 $4,736 $6,059 $5,620
Required annual income after taxes $19,476 $40,989 $46,915 $59,336 $31,475 $37,194 $42,396 $47,424 $31,475 $43,998 $52,311 $60,450
Annual taxes $3,852 $8,096 $9,268 $11,690 $6,260 $7,341 $8,370 $9,328 $6,260 $8,689 $10,334 $11,909
Required annual income before taxes $23,328 $49,085 $56,183 $71,027 $37,735 $44,536 $50,765 $56,752 $51,354 $37,735 $52,688 $62,645 $72,359

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $107,072
Business & Financial Operations $65,662
Computer & Mathematical $83,835
Architecture & Engineering $73,626
Life, Physical, & Social Science $60,332
Community & Social Service $43,747
Legal $62,617
Education, Training, & Library $42,999
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $44,044
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $59,501
Healthcare Support $24,826
Protective Service $33,723
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,465
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $22,981
Personal Care & Service $21,494
Sales & Related $25,881
Office & Administrative Support $33,169
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $26,537
Construction & Extraction $36,787
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $42,538
Production $31,109
Transportation & Material Moving $28,741