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 $11.67 $23.94 $27.36 $34.89 $18.70 $21.87 $24.72 $28.02 $16.63 $9.18 $12.79 $15.16 $17.75
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 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25

*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 $6,778 $10,216 $13,654 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,778 $10,216 $13,654
Medical $2,583 $8,332 $8,051 $8,109 $6,161 $8,051 $8,109 $7,779 $6,161 $8,051 $8,109 $7,779
Housing $8,841 $11,142 $11,142 $16,065 $9,447 $11,142 $11,142 $16,065 $8,841 $11,142 $11,142 $16,065
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 $21,302 $43,694 $49,948 $63,695 $34,131 $39,926 $45,127 $51,154 $33,525 $46,704 $55,343 $64,808
Annual taxes $2,972 $6,095 $6,968 $8,885 $4,761 $5,570 $6,295 $7,136 $4,677 $6,515 $7,720 $9,041
Required annual income before taxes $24,274 $49,789 $56,916 $72,580 $38,892 $45,495 $51,423 $58,290 $51,890 $38,201 $53,219 $63,064 $73,849

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $95,202
Business & Financial Operations $70,079
Computer & Mathematical $82,492
Architecture & Engineering $81,467
Life, Physical, & Social Science $67,732
Community & Social Service $37,105
Legal $57,544
Education, Training, & Library $40,477
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $45,992
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $54,387
Healthcare Support $27,532
Protective Service $36,726
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,367
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,569
Personal Care & Service $22,120
Sales & Related $24,733
Office & Administrative Support $30,545
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $35,619
Construction & Extraction $35,127
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $39,914
Production $34,440
Transportation & Material Moving $28,495