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 $13.71 $29.59 $34.86 $46.71 $21.94 $26.78 $30.00 $35.97 $20.58 $10.27 $15.82 $19.13 $23.79
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 $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 $3,564 $5,245 $7,893 $10,476 $6,533 $8,124 $10,487 $12,773 $6,533 $8,124 $10,487 $12,773
Child Care $0 $8,260 $13,911 $19,562 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,260 $13,911 $19,562
Medical $2,150 $6,828 $6,547 $6,604 $5,139 $6,547 $6,604 $6,274 $5,139 $6,547 $6,604 $6,274
Housing $12,168 $19,176 $19,176 $27,912 $14,736 $19,176 $19,176 $27,912 $12,168 $19,176 $19,176 $27,912
Transportation $3,860 $7,975 $8,373 $10,051 $7,975 $8,373 $10,051 $10,013 $7,975 $8,373 $10,051 $10,013
Other $2,803 $4,533 $4,999 $6,395 $4,533 $4,999 $6,395 $5,932 $4,533 $4,999 $6,395 $5,932
Required annual income after taxes $24,545 $52,017 $60,899 $81,000 $38,917 $47,219 $52,713 $62,904 $36,349 $55,479 $66,624 $82,466
Annual taxes $3,967 $9,538 $11,609 $16,161 $6,725 $8,473 $9,686 $11,917 $6,367 $10,339 $12,946 $16,500
Required annual income before taxes $28,513 $61,555 $72,508 $97,161 $45,642 $55,692 $62,400 $74,820 $64,198 $42,716 $65,818 $79,570 $98,966

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $109,398
Business & Financial Operations $76,568
Computer & Mathematical $82,256
Architecture & Engineering $87,689
Life, Physical, & Social Science $91,984
Community & Social Service $59,665
Legal $82,113
Education, Training, & Library $54,940
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $50,399
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $98,482
Healthcare Support $35,967
Protective Service $48,575
Food Preparation & Serving Related $26,404
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $28,311
Personal Care & Service $25,810
Sales & Related $35,506
Office & Administrative Support $40,416
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $28,926
Construction & Extraction $60,885
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $51,629
Production $39,422
Transportation & Material Moving $31,867