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 $11.37 $24.50 $29.04 $35.59 $18.52 $22.18 $24.80 $27.12 $26.07 $9.06 $13.42 $15.88 $18.20
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 $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 $3,058 $4,508 $6,786 $9,001 $5,607 $6,979 $9,012 $10,972 $5,607 $6,979 $9,012 $10,972
Child Care $0 $8,135 $12,186 $16,236 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,135 $12,186 $16,236
Medical $2,473 $7,229 $6,885 $6,967 $5,817 $6,885 $6,967 $6,687 $5,817 $6,885 $6,967 $6,687
Housing $6,588 $9,336 $9,336 $11,928 $7,320 $9,336 $9,336 $11,928 $6,588 $9,336 $9,336 $11,928
Transportation $4,866 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $11,925 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $11,925
Other $2,785 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $5,729 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $5,729
Required annual income after taxes $19,771 $42,707 $50,650 $62,050 $32,244 $38,656 $43,232 $47,241 $31,512 $46,791 $55,418 $63,477
Annual taxes $3,875 $8,254 $9,760 $11,970 $6,270 $7,487 $8,354 $9,164 $6,168 $9,028 $10,663 $12,241
Required annual income before taxes $23,645 $50,962 $60,410 $74,020 $38,514 $46,143 $51,586 $56,405 $54,224 $37,680 $55,820 $66,081 $75,718

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $99,024
Business & Financial Operations $74,705
Computer & Mathematical $90,126
Architecture & Engineering $95,002
Life, Physical, & Social Science $63,132
Community & Social Service $38,793
Legal $71,547
Education, Training, & Library $41,972
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $34,719
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $59,285
Healthcare Support $27,642
Protective Service $37,301
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,389
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $26,387
Personal Care & Service $22,827
Sales & Related $25,800
Office & Administrative Support $32,795
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $33,341
Construction & Extraction $61,260
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $49,821
Production $42,651
Transportation & Material Moving $34,184