Living Wage Calculation for Napa, CA

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 $13.95 $29.69 $35.49 $46.81 $21.91 $27.34 $30.14 $36.20 $31.47 $10.33 $16.12 $19.22 $23.93
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 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00

*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 $8,311 $13,997 $19,683 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,311 $13,997 $19,683
Medical $2,121 $6,965 $6,622 $6,704 $5,271 $6,622 $6,704 $6,423 $5,271 $6,622 $6,704 $6,423
Housing $12,060 $18,900 $18,900 $27,432 $14,352 $18,900 $18,900 $27,432 $12,060 $18,900 $18,900 $27,432
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 $24,936 $52,057 $61,834 $81,018 $38,788 $48,062 $52,815 $63,104 $36,496 $56,373 $66,812 $82,787
Annual taxes $4,079 $9,703 $11,976 $16,349 $6,789 $8,798 $9,879 $12,184 $6,470 $10,706 $13,133 $16,760
Required annual income before taxes $29,016 $61,760 $73,810 $97,366 $45,578 $56,860 $62,694 $75,288 $65,450 $42,966 $67,079 $79,945 $99,547

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $113,797
Business & Financial Operations $75,765
Computer & Mathematical $80,559
Architecture & Engineering $88,963
Life, Physical, & Social Science $85,723
Community & Social Service $61,620
Legal $118,158
Education, Training, & Library $56,641
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $47,239
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $98,808
Healthcare Support $38,711
Protective Service $44,657
Food Preparation & Serving Related $27,395
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $29,987
Personal Care & Service $24,987
Sales & Related $36,139
Office & Administrative Support $41,622
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $31,036
Construction & Extraction $60,530
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $52,629
Production $43,113
Transportation & Material Moving $34,699