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 $12.55 $23.37 $27.85 $36.80 $19.17 $22.15 $25.13 $28.76 $16.40 $9.45 $12.54 $15.47 $18.72
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 $2,986 $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 $5,131 $10,147 $15,162 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,131 $10,147 $15,162
Medical $2,524 $6,681 $6,400 $6,458 $4,966 $6,400 $6,458 $6,127 $4,966 $6,400 $6,458 $6,127
Housing $9,684 $11,724 $11,724 $17,064 $10,164 $11,724 $11,724 $17,064 $9,684 $11,724 $11,724 $17,064
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 $22,085 $40,978 $48,810 $64,551 $33,652 $38,857 $44,058 $50,502 $33,172 $43,988 $54,205 $65,664
Annual taxes $4,017 $7,622 $9,111 $11,990 $6,223 $7,215 $8,204 $9,312 $6,157 $8,192 $10,136 $12,200
Required annual income before taxes $26,102 $48,600 $57,921 $76,540 $39,875 $46,072 $52,262 $59,814 $51,174 $39,328 $52,180 $64,342 $77,864

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $81,283
Business & Financial Operations $55,319
Computer & Mathematical $62,443
Architecture & Engineering $60,834
Life, Physical, & Social Science $54,305
Community & Social Service $39,647
Legal $49,354
Education, Training, & Library $44,003
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $27,890
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $51,148
Healthcare Support $25,000
Protective Service $36,603
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,049
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $23,473
Personal Care & Service $19,567
Sales & Related $24,272
Office & Administrative Support $29,848
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $19,588
Construction & Extraction $36,070
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $36,039
Production $31,252
Transportation & Material Moving $26,158