Living Wage Calculation for Clallam County, Washington

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 $10.68 $24.33 $29.11 $37.01 $17.85 $21.93 $24.53 $28.14 $25.88 $8.92 $13.35 $15.92 $18.99
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 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50 $11.50

*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 $8,712 $13,336 $17,959 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,712 $13,336 $17,959
Medical $1,955 $7,170 $6,827 $6,909 $5,397 $6,827 $6,909 $6,628 $5,397 $6,827 $6,909 $6,628
Housing $6,792 $10,656 $10,656 $15,492 $8,016 $10,656 $10,656 $15,492 $8,016 $10,656 $10,656 $15,492
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 $19,502 $44,419 $53,134 $67,558 $32,578 $40,023 $44,775 $51,369 $32,578 $48,735 $58,111 $69,328
Annual taxes $2,720 $6,196 $7,412 $9,424 $4,545 $5,583 $6,246 $7,166 $4,545 $6,798 $8,107 $9,671
Required annual income before taxes $22,222 $50,615 $60,546 $76,983 $37,122 $45,606 $51,021 $58,535 $53,825 $37,122 $55,533 $66,218 $78,999

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $114,702
Business & Financial Operations $73,347
Computer & Mathematical $107,357
Architecture & Engineering $92,800
Life, Physical, & Social Science $69,099
Community & Social Service $49,039
Legal $84,427
Education, Training, & Library $51,755
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $51,559
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $77,205
Healthcare Support $34,349
Protective Service $53,452
Food Preparation & Serving Related $26,376
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $31,571
Personal Care & Service $28,794
Sales & Related $32,775
Office & Administrative Support $39,935
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $29,822
Construction & Extraction $55,612
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $52,228
Production $41,046
Transportation & Material Moving $37,003