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 $10.85 $23.40 $27.10 $32.99 $17.84 $21.69 $24.35 $26.83 $25.11 $8.62 $12.89 $14.94 $16.91
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 $3,058 $4,508 $6,786 $9,001 $5,607 $6,979 $9,012 $10,972 $5,607 $6,979 $9,012 $10,972
Child Care $0 $7,028 $9,485 $11,942 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,028 $9,485 $11,942
Medical $2,237 $6,427 $6,084 $6,166 $4,828 $6,084 $6,166 $5,885 $4,828 $6,084 $6,166 $5,885
Housing $6,180 $9,336 $9,336 $12,156 $7,284 $9,336 $9,336 $12,156 $6,180 $9,336 $9,336 $12,156
Transportation $4,866 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $11,925 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $11,925
Other $2,785 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $5,729 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $5,729
Required annual income after taxes $19,127 $40,799 $47,148 $57,183 $31,219 $37,855 $42,431 $46,668 $30,115 $44,883 $51,916 $58,610
Annual taxes $3,440 $7,877 $9,213 $11,432 $5,891 $7,266 $8,216 $9,132 $5,737 $8,725 $10,255 $11,744
Required annual income before taxes $22,567 $48,676 $56,360 $68,615 $37,110 $45,121 $50,647 $55,800 $52,230 $35,852 $53,608 $62,171 $70,354

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $88,449
Business & Financial Operations $69,654
Computer & Mathematical $81,155
Architecture & Engineering $79,283
Life, Physical, & Social Science $58,873
Community & Social Service $40,747
Legal $82,462
Education, Training, & Library $49,492
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $33,958
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $54,522
Healthcare Support $28,557
Protective Service $41,673
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,204
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,257
Personal Care & Service $22,477
Sales & Related $25,378
Office & Administrative Support $33,598
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $30,522
Construction & Extraction $51,858
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $46,097
Production $35,367
Transportation & Material Moving $32,837