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 $12.94 $27.73 $32.53 $41.86 $20.82 $26.73 $29.48 $35.21 $15.54 $9.69 $15.54 $17.73 $21.39
Poverty Wage $5.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $13.00 $3.00 $4.00 $5.00 $6.00
Minimum Wage $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00

*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 $3,560 $5,390 $8,023 $10,601 $6,527 $8,260 $10,608 $12,889 $6,527 $8,260 $10,608 $12,889
Child Care $0 $7,411 $10,111 $12,812 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,411 $10,111 $12,812
Medical $1,998 $6,439 $6,152 $6,313 $5,066 $6,152 $6,313 $6,170 $5,066 $6,152 $6,313 $6,170
Housing $11,100 $18,000 $18,000 $26,232 $13,740 $18,000 $18,000 $26,232 $11,100 $18,000 $18,000 $26,232
Transportation $3,768 $7,155 $9,346 $10,196 $7,155 $9,346 $10,196 $10,231 $7,155 $9,346 $10,196 $10,231
Other $2,799 $4,565 $5,497 $6,845 $4,565 $5,497 $6,845 $6,235 $4,565 $5,497 $6,845 $6,235
Required annual income after taxes $23,225 $48,959 $57,129 $72,998 $37,053 $47,255 $51,962 $61,757 $34,413 $54,666 $62,073 $74,569
Annual taxes $3,680 $8,712 $10,540 $14,064 $6,252 $8,341 $9,364 $11,474 $5,889 $9,972 $11,679 $14,426
Required annual income before taxes $26,906 $57,671 $67,669 $87,063 $43,305 $55,596 $61,326 $73,231 $64,639 $40,302 $64,639 $73,752 $88,995

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $99,630
Business & Financial Operations $70,710
Computer & Mathematical $76,740
Architecture & Engineering $80,560
Life, Physical, & Social Science $80,460
Community & Social Service $51,530
Legal $76,500
Education, Training, & Library $51,580
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $47,470
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $88,990
Healthcare Support $34,530
Protective Service $40,190
Food Preparation & Serving Related $24,610
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $27,190
Personal Care & Service $24,090
Sales & Related $33,470
Office & Administrative Support $37,620
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $25,380
Construction & Extraction $55,310
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $48,820
Production $37,330
Transportation & Material Moving $29,680