Living Wage Calculation for Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

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 $10.89 $23.34 $28.45 $35.71 $17.53 $22.07 $24.43 $27.72 $13.18 $8.47 $13.18 $15.46 $18.21
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 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05

*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 $2,983 $4,516 $6,722 $8,882 $5,469 $6,921 $8,888 $10,799 $5,469 $6,921 $8,888 $10,799
Child Care $0 $7,818 $11,857 $15,896 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,818 $11,857 $15,896
Medical $2,235 $7,282 $6,995 $7,156 $5,299 $6,995 $7,156 $7,014 $5,299 $6,995 $7,156 $7,014
Housing $7,831 $10,709 $10,709 $15,453 $8,927 $10,709 $10,709 $15,453 $7,831 $10,709 $10,709 $15,453
Transportation $4,401 $8,358 $10,918 $11,911 $8,358 $10,918 $11,911 $11,951 $8,358 $10,918 $11,911 $11,951
Other $2,458 $4,008 $4,826 $6,010 $4,008 $4,826 $6,010 $5,474 $4,008 $4,826 $6,010 $5,474
Required annual income after taxes $19,907 $42,691 $52,027 $65,307 $32,061 $40,369 $44,673 $50,691 $30,965 $48,187 $56,530 $66,587
Annual taxes $2,735 $5,866 $7,149 $8,974 $4,405 $5,547 $6,138 $6,965 $4,255 $6,621 $7,768 $9,149
Required annual income before taxes $22,643 $48,557 $59,176 $74,281 $36,466 $45,916 $50,812 $57,656 $54,808 $35,220 $54,808 $64,298 $75,736

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $87,570
Business & Financial Operations $66,550
Computer & Mathematical $78,320
Architecture & Engineering $77,220
Life, Physical, & Social Science $64,440
Community & Social Service $36,080
Legal $53,790
Education, Training, & Library $40,200
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $47,470
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $53,290
Healthcare Support $25,950
Protective Service $35,630
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,590
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $22,430
Personal Care & Service $20,730
Sales & Related $23,510
Office & Administrative Support $29,070
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $33,980
Construction & Extraction $31,360
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $39,550
Production $32,300
Transportation & Material Moving $24,580