Living Wage Calculation for Flagstaff, AZ

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 $25.69 $31.37 $39.74 $19.77 $24.22 $26.92 $30.11 $27.49 $9.43 $14.07 $17.10 $20.37
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 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50

*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 $3,573 $5,267 $7,929 $10,517 $6,551 $8,154 $10,529 $12,820 $6,551 $8,154 $10,529 $12,820
Child Care $0 $6,904 $12,809 $18,714 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,904 $12,809 $18,714
Medical $2,262 $7,455 $7,112 $7,194 $5,156 $7,112 $7,194 $6,913 $5,156 $7,112 $7,194 $6,913
Housing $9,384 $13,548 $13,548 $17,352 $11,040 $13,548 $13,548 $17,352 $9,384 $13,548 $13,548 $17,352
Transportation $4,206 $7,664 $9,011 $10,425 $7,664 $9,011 $10,425 $10,307 $7,664 $9,011 $10,425 $10,307
Other $2,976 $4,951 $5,375 $6,256 $4,951 $5,375 $6,256 $6,121 $4,951 $5,375 $6,256 $6,121
Required annual income after taxes $22,401 $45,788 $55,784 $70,458 $35,361 $43,200 $47,952 $53,514 $33,705 $50,104 $60,761 $72,228
Annual taxes $3,696 $7,652 $9,471 $12,195 $5,762 $7,181 $8,046 $9,113 $5,531 $8,437 $10,376 $12,517
Required annual income before taxes $26,097 $53,440 $65,255 $82,654 $41,123 $50,381 $55,998 $62,627 $57,187 $39,236 $58,541 $71,137 $84,745

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $77,174
Business & Financial Operations $56,034
Computer & Mathematical $65,642
Architecture & Engineering $67,741
Life, Physical, & Social Science $48,854
Community & Social Service $39,328
Legal $0
Education, Training, & Library $47,115
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $33,783
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $71,167
Healthcare Support $31,468
Protective Service $41,735
Food Preparation & Serving Related $22,056
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,627
Personal Care & Service $23,671
Sales & Related $24,370
Office & Administrative Support $33,083
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $40,778
Construction & Extraction $41,200
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $40,552
Production $24,874
Transportation & Material Moving $32,281