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 $10.23 $22.89 $25.99 $32.29 $17.43 $20.63 $23.72 $25.99 $16.02 $8.37 $12.34 $14.61 $16.47
Poverty Wage $5.80 $7.81 $9.82 $11.83 $7.81 $9.82 $11.83 $13.84 $3.90 $4.91 $5.91 $6.92
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 $3,050 $4,489 $6,755 $8,966 $5,592 $6,953 $8,975 $10,932 $5,592 $6,953 $8,975 $10,932
Child Care $0 $6,985 $9,426 $11,868 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,985 $9,426 $11,868
Medical $2,266 $6,291 $6,011 $6,068 $4,698 $6,011 $6,068 $5,738 $4,698 $6,011 $6,068 $5,738
Housing $5,676 $8,856 $8,856 $11,628 $6,936 $8,856 $8,856 $11,628 $5,676 $8,856 $8,856 $11,628
Transportation $4,173 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $10,827 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $10,827
Other $2,877 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $6,088 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $6,088
Required annual income after taxes $18,043 $39,897 $45,232 $55,961 $30,501 $36,004 $41,331 $45,212 $29,241 $42,989 $50,757 $57,080
Annual taxes $3,241 $7,723 $8,834 $11,205 $5,760 $6,907 $8,016 $8,841 $5,584 $8,365 $10,039 $11,449
Required annual income before taxes $21,284 $47,620 $54,066 $67,167 $36,262 $42,911 $49,347 $54,054 $49,985 $34,826 $51,354 $60,796 $68,529

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $83,538
Business & Financial Operations $66,061
Computer & Mathematical $75,379
Architecture & Engineering $76,824
Life, Physical, & Social Science $59,122
Community & Social Service $41,133
Legal $78,464
Education, Training, & Library $49,282
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $33,395
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $54,633
Healthcare Support $27,644
Protective Service $43,440
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,752
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $23,831
Personal Care & Service $22,407
Sales & Related $25,287
Office & Administrative Support $32,277
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $30,115
Construction & Extraction $49,200
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $43,511
Production $34,010
Transportation & Material Moving $31,949