Living Wage Calculation for Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, 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 $12.10 $25.67 $30.48 $38.48 $19.51 $24.68 $27.43 $31.83 $14.51 $9.27 $14.51 $16.70 $19.71
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 $9,576 $14,244 $14,244 $20,064 $11,340 $14,244 $14,244 $20,064 $9,576 $14,244 $14,244 $20,064
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 $21,701 $45,203 $53,373 $66,830 $34,653 $43,499 $48,206 $55,589 $32,889 $50,910 $58,317 $68,401
Annual taxes $3,471 $8,195 $10,024 $13,217 $5,922 $7,825 $8,848 $10,627 $5,680 $9,456 $11,163 $13,579
Required annual income before taxes $25,172 $53,399 $63,397 $80,047 $40,575 $51,324 $57,054 $66,216 $60,366 $38,569 $60,366 $69,480 $81,980

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $90,850
Business & Financial Operations $62,800
Computer & Mathematical $73,930
Architecture & Engineering $76,460
Life, Physical, & Social Science $70,930
Community & Social Service $50,500
Legal $80,320
Education, Training, & Library $52,930
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $37,830
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $77,970
Healthcare Support $29,450
Protective Service $36,620
Food Preparation & Serving Related $20,260
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,350
Personal Care & Service $21,890
Sales & Related $24,650
Office & Administrative Support $33,750
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $19,680
Construction & Extraction $47,100
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $43,880
Production $28,310
Transportation & Material Moving $30,560