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 $12.34 $22.86 $27.90 $36.15 $18.73 $22.17 $24.72 $28.22 $24.63 $9.26 $12.56 $15.28 $18.47
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 $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 $2,994 $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 $5,163 $10,209 $15,256 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,163 $10,209 $15,256
Medical $2,496 $6,818 $6,475 $6,557 $5,097 $6,475 $6,557 $6,276 $5,097 $6,475 $6,557 $6,276
Housing $8,748 $10,548 $10,548 $15,360 $9,144 $10,548 $10,548 $15,360 $8,748 $10,548 $10,548 $15,360
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 $21,684 $40,062 $48,879 $63,379 $32,850 $38,859 $43,321 $49,514 $32,454 $44,022 $53,530 $64,770
Annual taxes $3,977 $7,479 $9,150 $11,807 $6,103 $7,251 $8,096 $9,180 $6,048 $8,229 $10,031 $12,071
Required annual income before taxes $25,661 $47,541 $58,029 $75,186 $38,953 $46,109 $51,417 $58,694 $51,239 $38,502 $52,251 $63,561 $76,841

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $82,493
Business & Financial Operations $57,032
Computer & Mathematical $54,337
Architecture & Engineering $62,659
Life, Physical, & Social Science $56,991
Community & Social Service $40,686
Legal $56,497
Education, Training, & Library $44,060
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $28,475
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $52,567
Healthcare Support $24,843
Protective Service $37,209
Food Preparation & Serving Related $21,202
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $25,646
Personal Care & Service $20,554
Sales & Related $24,319
Office & Administrative Support $30,491
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $20,009
Construction & Extraction $36,077
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $38,639
Production $32,199
Transportation & Material Moving $27,117