Living Wage Calculation for Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

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 $11.68 $22.62 $28.42 $36.45 $17.67 $22.93 $25.38 $28.80 $12.88 $8.72 $12.88 $15.49 $18.59
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 $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 $4,966 $9,820 $14,674 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,966 $9,820 $14,674
Medical $2,112 $7,416 $7,130 $7,290 $4,180 $7,130 $7,290 $7,148 $4,180 $7,130 $7,290 $7,148
Housing $8,628 $10,476 $10,476 $15,264 $9,048 $10,476 $10,476 $15,264 $8,628 $10,476 $10,476 $15,264
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 $20,582 $39,740 $49,892 $64,031 $31,063 $40,270 $44,575 $50,636 $30,643 $45,236 $54,395 $65,310
Annual taxes $3,707 $7,316 $9,219 $11,776 $5,684 $7,416 $8,222 $9,266 $5,626 $8,346 $10,063 $12,016
Required annual income before taxes $24,290 $47,056 $59,110 $75,807 $36,747 $47,686 $52,797 $59,902 $53,583 $36,269 $53,583 $64,457 $77,326

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $78,390
Business & Financial Operations $53,860
Computer & Mathematical $65,060
Architecture & Engineering $60,310
Life, Physical, & Social Science $53,230
Community & Social Service $40,160
Legal $47,810
Education, Training, & Library $41,680
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $29,130
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $49,300
Healthcare Support $23,960
Protective Service $36,930
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,900
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $22,940
Personal Care & Service $19,430
Sales & Related $22,620
Office & Administrative Support $28,210
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $19,820
Construction & Extraction $33,910
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $35,400
Production $28,680
Transportation & Material Moving $24,520