Living Wage Calculation for Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA

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 $9.82 $21.93 $27.44 $34.16 $16.52 $21.42 $23.95 $26.27 $12.55 $7.91 $12.55 $15.05 $17.46
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 $3,047 $4,613 $6,867 $9,073 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031
Child Care $0 $6,352 $10,570 $14,789 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,352 $10,570 $14,789
Medical $2,137 $6,599 $6,313 $6,473 $4,511 $6,313 $6,473 $6,331 $4,511 $6,313 $6,473 $6,331
Housing $5,388 $8,544 $8,544 $11,232 $6,672 $8,544 $8,544 $11,232 $5,388 $8,544 $8,544 $11,232
Transportation $4,235 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498
Other $2,560 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702
Required annual income after taxes $17,367 $38,325 $47,825 $59,287 $28,986 $37,458 $41,816 $45,795 $27,702 $43,810 $52,386 $60,584
Annual taxes $3,060 $7,283 $9,249 $11,756 $5,369 $7,105 $8,000 $8,838 $5,192 $8,410 $10,237 $12,037
Required annual income before taxes $20,427 $45,608 $57,075 $71,043 $34,355 $44,563 $49,817 $54,633 $52,220 $32,894 $52,220 $62,624 $72,621

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $80,520
Business & Financial Operations $64,420
Computer & Mathematical $71,550
Architecture & Engineering $74,180
Life, Physical, & Social Science $60,810
Community & Social Service $41,470
Legal $72,960
Education, Training, & Library $48,180
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $32,010
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $53,940
Healthcare Support $25,540
Protective Service $38,700
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,010
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $23,360
Personal Care & Service $20,490
Sales & Related $23,890
Office & Administrative Support $29,920
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $30,650
Construction & Extraction $48,420
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $40,980
Production $31,520
Transportation & Material Moving $30,110