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 $10.83 $23.61 $28.02 $36.23 $18.25 $22.09 $25.30 $28.49 $16.71 $8.96 $12.82 $15.68 $18.54
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 $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 $6,062 $10,383 $14,705 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,062 $10,383 $14,705
Medical $1,870 $7,178 $6,897 $6,955 $5,150 $6,897 $6,955 $6,625 $5,150 $6,897 $6,955 $6,625
Housing $6,696 $9,696 $9,696 $13,728 $7,296 $9,696 $9,696 $13,728 $6,696 $9,696 $9,696 $13,728
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 $18,792 $40,689 $48,241 $62,310 $31,487 $38,090 $43,584 $49,070 $30,887 $44,152 $53,967 $63,775
Annual taxes $3,735 $8,430 $10,049 $13,039 $6,478 $7,867 $9,044 $10,190 $6,394 $9,170 $11,276 $13,351
Required annual income before taxes $22,527 $49,119 $58,290 $75,349 $37,965 $45,956 $52,628 $59,260 $52,133 $37,281 $53,321 $65,243 $77,126

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $69,710
Business & Financial Operations $57,082
Computer & Mathematical $52,613
Architecture & Engineering $63,950
Life, Physical, & Social Science $56,098
Community & Social Service $36,572
Legal $58,856
Education, Training, & Library $36,787
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $35,188
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $68,911
Healthcare Support $29,817
Protective Service $46,812
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,854
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,395
Personal Care & Service $23,339
Sales & Related $25,728
Office & Administrative Support $30,258
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $40,836
Construction & Extraction $38,438
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $38,735
Production $30,463
Transportation & Material Moving $29,233