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 $12.50 $24.34 $28.30 $35.49 $19.10 $22.77 $25.22 $28.72 $25.87 $9.51 $13.25 $15.42 $18.13
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 $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 $2,994 $4,413 $6,644 $8,812 $5,489 $6,832 $8,822 $10,741 $5,489 $6,832 $8,822 $10,741
Child Care $0 $6,820 $10,280 $13,739 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,820 $10,280 $13,739
Medical $2,555 $8,476 $8,132 $8,214 $6,297 $8,132 $8,214 $7,933 $6,297 $8,132 $8,214 $7,933
Housing $9,820 $11,601 $11,601 $16,621 $9,963 $11,601 $11,601 $16,621 $9,820 $11,601 $11,601 $16,621
Transportation $4,623 $8,424 $9,905 $11,459 $8,424 $9,905 $11,459 $11,329 $8,424 $9,905 $11,459 $11,329
Other $2,824 $4,697 $5,099 $5,935 $4,697 $5,099 $5,935 $5,808 $4,697 $5,099 $5,935 $5,808
Required annual income after taxes $22,816 $44,430 $51,661 $64,780 $34,869 $41,569 $46,032 $52,432 $34,726 $48,389 $56,312 $66,171
Annual taxes $3,183 $6,198 $7,207 $9,037 $4,864 $5,799 $6,421 $7,314 $4,844 $6,750 $7,855 $9,231
Required annual income before taxes $25,999 $50,628 $58,868 $73,817 $39,733 $47,368 $52,453 $59,746 $53,802 $39,570 $55,139 $64,167 $75,402

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $87,554
Business & Financial Operations $70,200
Computer & Mathematical $86,031
Architecture & Engineering $86,124
Life, Physical, & Social Science $70,189
Community & Social Service $36,386
Legal $61,342
Education, Training, & Library $41,725
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $44,050
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $52,722
Healthcare Support $28,423
Protective Service $37,908
Food Preparation & Serving Related $21,490
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $26,582
Personal Care & Service $23,228
Sales & Related $24,854
Office & Administrative Support $31,756
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $33,886
Construction & Extraction $36,293
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $38,546
Production $34,236
Transportation & Material Moving $29,462