What Salary Equals $10/Hour?

Hourly Wage
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$10 per hour =
$20,000 per year
($400 per week)
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10 dollars an hour is what per year?
It depends on how many hours you work, but assuming a 40 hour work week, and working 50 weeks a year, then a $10 hourly wage is about $20,000 per year, or $1,667 a month.
Is $10 an hour good pay?
No. $10/hour is in the bottom 10% of wages in the United States.
Median Hourly Wage by Profession - United States
May 2019 data. Source
Profession Wage
Doctors (General Practice) $97.00
Dentists $74.81
Pharmacists $61.58
Air Traffic Controllers $59.13
Lawyers $59.11
Physician Assistants $53.97
Actuaries $52.09
Mathematicians $50.50
Veterinarians $45.90
Civil Engineers $41.86
Computer Programmers $41.61
Psychologists $37.59
Registered Nurses $35.24
Accountants $34.40
Profession Wage
Police Officers $30.36
Librarians $29.58
Electricians $27.01
Clergy $26.53
Plumbers $26.52
Undertakers $26.04
Head Chefs $24.78
Mail Carriers $24.67
Insurance Agents $24.49
Firefighters $24.45
Real Estate Agents $23.53
Carpenters $23.24
Bus Drivers $22.03
Prison Guards $21.72
Profession Wage
Machinists $21.36
All Occupations $19.14
Secretaries $18.12
Construction Laborers $17.72
Photographers $17.44
Butchers $15.62
Bank Tellers $15.02
Preschool Teachers $14.67
Barbers $14.50
Security Guards $14.27
Models $13.63
Cooks $13.36
Nannies $11.65
Cashiers $11.37
Median Hourly Wage by U.S. State
May 2019 data. Source
State Rank Wage
Alabama 44 $16.73
Alaska 2 $23.34
Arizona 25 $18.46
Arkansas 49 $15.84
California 10 $21.24
Colorado 9 $21.28
Connecticut 3 $23.33
Delaware 20 $19.66
Florida 39 $17.23
Georgia 34 $17.75
Hawaii 8 $21.35
Idaho 43 $17.00
Illinois 18 $19.74
Indiana 33 $17.77
Iowa 28 $18.41
Kansas 32 $17.79
Kentucky 41 $17.09
State Rank Wage
Louisiana 47 $16.66
Maine 27 $18.45
Maryland 6 $22.10
Massachusetts 1 $24.14
Michigan 23 $18.60
Minnesota 12 $21.21
Mississippi 50 $15.00
Missouri 31 $17.88
Montana 36 $17.51
Nebraska 26 $18.46
Nevada 37 $17.51
New Hampshire 16 $19.95
New Jersey 7 $21.64
New Mexico 42 $17.03
New York 5 $22.44
North Carolina 35 $17.75
North Dakota 13 $20.44
State Rank Wage
Ohio 24 $18.54
Oklahoma 40 $17.18
Oregon 17 $19.83
Pennsylvania 21 $18.99
Rhode Island 11 $21.24
South Carolina 46 $16.68
South Dakota 45 $16.71
Tennessee 38 $17.26
Texas 29 $18.28
Utah 30 $18.23
Vermont 19 $19.68
Virginia 14 $20.30
Washington 4 $23.15
West Virginia 48 $16.31
Wisconsin 22 $18.79
Wyoming 15 $20.02
$10 / hr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Wage
2020 $9.87
2019 $9.65
2018 $9.46
2017 $9.27
2016 $9.08
2015 $9.01
2014 $8.95
2013 $8.81
2012 $8.66
2011 $8.41
2010 $8.29
2009 $8.07
2008 $8.06
2007 $7.75
2006 $7.56
2005 $7.31
2004 $7.08
2003 $6.95
2002 $6.78
2001 $6.68
2000 $6.46
1999 $6.29
1998 $6.19
1997 $6.09
1996 $5.89
1995 $5.75
1994 $5.60
Year Wage
1993 $5.45
1992 $5.29
1991 $5.14
1990 $4.84
1989 $4.63
1988 $4.43
1987 $4.24
1986 $4.20
1985 $4.04
1984 $3.89
1983 $3.75
1982 $3.61
1981 $3.31
1980 $2.94
1979 $2.60
1978 $2.38
1977 $2.23
1976 $2.13
1975 $1.99
1974 $1.77
1973 $1.63
1972 $1.58
1971 $1.53
1970 $1.45
1969 $1.36
1968 $1.30
1967 $1.26
Year Wage
1966 $1.22
1965 $1.20
1964 $1.19
1963 $1.17
1962 $1.15
1961 $1.14
1960 $1.13
1959 $1.11
1958 $1.09
1957 $1.06
1956 $1.03
1955 $1.03
1954 $1.03
1953 $1.03
1952 $1.02
1951 $0.96
1950 $0.91
1949 $0.93
1948 $0.90
1947 $0.83
1946 $0.70
1945 $0.68
1944 $0.67
1943 $0.65
1942 $0.60
1941 $0.54
1940 $0.54
Year Wage
1939 $0.54
1938 $0.55
1937 $0.54
1936 $0.53
1935 $0.51
1934 $0.51
1933 $0.50
1932 $0.56
1931 $0.62
1930 $0.66
1929 $0.66
1928 $0.66
1927 $0.68
1926 $0.69
1925 $0.66
1924 $0.66
1923 $0.65
1922 $0.66
1921 $0.74
1920 $0.73
1919 $0.63
1918 $0.53
1917 $0.45
1916 $0.40
1915 $0.39
1914 $0.38
Nearby Values
Per Hour Per Year
$10.00 $20,000
$10.01 $20,020
$10.02 $20,040
$10.03 $20,060
$10.04 $20,080
$10.05 $20,100
$10.06 $20,120
$10.07 $20,140
$10.08 $20,160
$10.09 $20,180
$10.10 $20,200
$10.11 $20,220
$10.12 $20,240
$10.13 $20,260
$10.14 $20,280
$10.15 $20,300
$10.16 $20,320
$10.17 $20,340
$10.18 $20,360
$10.19 $20,380
$10.20 $20,400
$10.21 $20,420
$10.22 $20,440
$10.23 $20,460
$10.24 $20,480
Per Hour Per Year
$10.25 $20,500
$10.26 $20,520
$10.27 $20,540
$10.28 $20,560
$10.29 $20,580
$10.30 $20,600
$10.31 $20,620
$10.32 $20,640
$10.33 $20,660
$10.34 $20,680
$10.35 $20,700
$10.36 $20,720
$10.37 $20,740
$10.38 $20,760
$10.39 $20,780
$10.40 $20,800
$10.41 $20,820
$10.42 $20,840
$10.43 $20,860
$10.44 $20,880
$10.45 $20,900
$10.46 $20,920
$10.47 $20,940
$10.48 $20,960
$10.49 $20,980
Per Hour Per Year
$10.50 $21,000
$10.51 $21,020
$10.52 $21,040
$10.53 $21,060
$10.54 $21,080
$10.55 $21,100
$10.56 $21,120
$10.57 $21,140
$10.58 $21,160
$10.59 $21,180
$10.60 $21,200
$10.61 $21,220
$10.62 $21,240
$10.63 $21,260
$10.64 $21,280
$10.65 $21,300
$10.66 $21,320
$10.67 $21,340
$10.68 $21,360
$10.69 $21,380
$10.70 $21,400
$10.71 $21,420
$10.72 $21,440
$10.73 $21,460
$10.74 $21,480
Per Hour Per Year
$10.75 $21,500
$10.76 $21,520
$10.77 $21,540
$10.78 $21,560
$10.79 $21,580
$10.80 $21,600
$10.81 $21,620
$10.82 $21,640
$10.83 $21,660
$10.84 $21,680
$10.85 $21,700
$10.86 $21,720
$10.87 $21,740
$10.88 $21,760
$10.89 $21,780
$10.90 $21,800
$10.91 $21,820
$10.92 $21,840
$10.93 $21,860
$10.94 $21,880
$10.95 $21,900
$10.96 $21,920
$10.97 $21,940
$10.98 $21,960
$10.99 $21,980