Living Wage Calculation for Peoria, IL

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 $10.75 $23.98 $27.89 $34.73 $18.06 $21.15 $24.16 $26.22 $16.64 $8.77 $12.86 $15.51 $17.68
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 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25

*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 $3,050 $4,489 $6,755 $8,966 $5,592 $6,953 $8,975 $10,932 $5,592 $6,953 $8,975 $10,932
Child Care $0 $8,085 $12,110 $16,136 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,085 $12,110 $16,136
Medical $2,501 $7,090 $6,809 $6,866 $5,684 $6,809 $6,866 $6,536 $5,684 $6,809 $6,866 $6,536
Housing $6,300 $9,300 $9,300 $11,796 $7,248 $9,300 $9,300 $11,796 $6,300 $9,300 $9,300 $11,796
Transportation $4,173 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $10,827 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $10,827
Other $2,877 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $6,088 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $6,088
Required annual income after taxes $18,902 $42,240 $49,158 $61,196 $31,799 $37,247 $42,574 $46,179 $30,851 $45,332 $54,684 $62,315
Annual taxes $3,465 $7,630 $8,858 $11,038 $5,772 $6,741 $7,686 $8,368 $5,640 $8,178 $9,838 $11,236
Required annual income before taxes $22,367 $49,870 $58,016 $72,234 $37,572 $43,987 $50,259 $54,547 $51,924 $36,492 $53,509 $64,522 $73,550

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $98,697
Business & Financial Operations $73,400
Computer & Mathematical $83,722
Architecture & Engineering $92,373
Life, Physical, & Social Science $64,790
Community & Social Service $34,584
Legal $63,140
Education, Training, & Library $42,507
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $38,089
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $57,790
Healthcare Support $27,019
Protective Service $38,663
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,121
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $25,656
Personal Care & Service $21,771
Sales & Related $26,291
Office & Administrative Support $32,482
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $30,924
Construction & Extraction $61,203
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $47,324
Production $39,760
Transportation & Material Moving $33,548