Living Wage Calculation for Coeur d'Alene, ID

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 $10.46 $22.36 $27.96 $35.37 $16.99 $22.40 $25.14 $28.17 $12.84 $8.24 $12.84 $15.42 $18.14
Poverty Wage $5.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $13.00 $3.00 $4.00 $5.00 $6.00
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 $3,560 $5,390 $8,023 $10,601 $6,527 $8,260 $10,608 $12,889 $6,527 $8,260 $10,608 $12,889
Child Care $0 $5,641 $9,786 $13,932 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,641 $9,786 $13,932
Medical $1,999 $6,652 $6,366 $6,526 $4,161 $6,366 $6,526 $6,384 $4,161 $6,366 $6,526 $6,384
Housing $6,048 $9,216 $9,216 $12,864 $6,984 $9,216 $9,216 $12,864 $6,048 $9,216 $9,216 $12,864
Transportation $3,768 $7,155 $9,346 $10,196 $7,155 $9,346 $10,196 $10,231 $7,155 $9,346 $10,196 $10,231
Other $2,799 $4,565 $5,497 $6,845 $4,565 $5,497 $6,845 $6,235 $4,565 $5,497 $6,845 $6,235
Required annual income after taxes $18,174 $38,619 $48,234 $60,964 $29,392 $38,685 $43,392 $48,603 $28,456 $44,326 $53,178 $62,535
Annual taxes $3,581 $7,886 $9,918 $12,603 $5,951 $7,900 $8,895 $9,989 $5,823 $9,092 $10,963 $12,935
Required annual income before taxes $21,756 $46,505 $58,152 $73,567 $35,343 $46,585 $52,286 $58,592 $53,418 $34,279 $53,418 $64,141 $75,470

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $67,670
Business & Financial Operations $52,890
Computer & Mathematical $54,370
Architecture & Engineering $62,560
Life, Physical, & Social Science $53,690
Community & Social Service $35,950
Legal $56,010
Education, Training, & Library $23,840
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $31,860
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $65,790
Healthcare Support $27,830
Protective Service $43,650
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,760
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $23,400
Personal Care & Service $20,840
Sales & Related $24,950
Office & Administrative Support $29,880
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $37,760
Construction & Extraction $36,470
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $38,120
Production $29,090
Transportation & Material Moving $27,720