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 $10.02 $22.09 $28.93 $36.74 $16.72 $20.95 $23.41 $25.52 $12.59 $8.01 $12.59 $15.76 $18.74
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 $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 $3,047 $4,613 $6,867 $9,073 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031
Child Care $0 $7,505 $14,338 $21,172 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,505 $14,338 $21,172
Medical $2,126 $5,669 $5,382 $5,543 $4,762 $5,382 $5,543 $5,401 $4,762 $5,382 $5,543 $5,401
Housing $5,664 $9,000 $9,000 $11,400 $6,936 $9,000 $9,000 $11,400 $5,664 $9,000 $9,000 $11,400
Transportation $4,235 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498
Other $2,560 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702
Required annual income after taxes $17,631 $39,003 $51,118 $64,907 $29,502 $36,983 $41,342 $45,033 $28,230 $44,488 $55,680 $66,205
Annual taxes $3,201 $6,947 $9,066 $11,518 $5,283 $6,593 $7,356 $8,042 $5,108 $7,906 $9,863 $11,745
Required annual income before taxes $20,832 $45,950 $60,184 $76,426 $34,785 $43,577 $48,697 $53,075 $52,394 $33,338 $52,394 $65,543 $77,950

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $92,700
Business & Financial Operations $66,360
Computer & Mathematical $81,980
Architecture & Engineering $84,890
Life, Physical, & Social Science $64,430
Community & Social Service $34,880
Legal $64,820
Education, Training, & Library $41,810
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $44,060
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $56,430
Healthcare Support $25,300
Protective Service $36,700
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,300
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $22,440
Personal Care & Service $19,760
Sales & Related $23,880
Office & Administrative Support $30,500
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $28,860
Construction & Extraction $54,480
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $46,340
Production $37,190
Transportation & Material Moving $31,240