What Salary Equals $10.50/Hour?

Hourly Wage
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$10.50 per hour =
$21,000 per year
($420 per week)
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10.50 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 $10.50 hourly wage is about $21,000 per year, or $1,750 a month.
Is $10.50 an hour good pay?
No. We estimate that only 11% of workers in the United States earn less than $10.50/hour.
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
$11 / hr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Wage
2020 $10.36
2019 $10.13
2018 $9.94
2017 $9.73
2016 $9.53
2015 $9.47
2014 $9.39
2013 $9.26
2012 $9.10
2011 $8.84
2010 $8.71
2009 $8.47
2008 $8.47
2007 $8.13
2006 $7.93
2005 $7.67
2004 $7.43
2003 $7.29
2002 $7.12
2001 $7.01
2000 $6.78
1999 $6.61
1998 $6.50
1997 $6.39
1996 $6.19
1995 $6.03
1994 $5.88
Year Wage
1993 $5.72
1992 $5.56
1991 $5.39
1990 $5.08
1989 $4.86
1988 $4.65
1987 $4.45
1986 $4.41
1985 $4.24
1984 $4.08
1983 $3.93
1982 $3.79
1981 $3.48
1980 $3.09
1979 $2.73
1978 $2.50
1977 $2.35
1976 $2.24
1975 $2.09
1974 $1.86
1973 $1.71
1972 $1.66
1971 $1.60
1970 $1.52
1969 $1.43
1968 $1.37
1967 $1.33
Year Wage
1966 $1.28
1965 $1.26
1964 $1.25
1963 $1.23
1962 $1.21
1961 $1.20
1960 $1.19
1959 $1.16
1958 $1.14
1957 $1.11
1956 $1.08
1955 $1.08
1954 $1.08
1953 $1.08
1952 $1.07
1951 $1.01
1950 $0.95
1949 $0.97
1948 $0.94
1947 $0.87
1946 $0.73
1945 $0.72
1944 $0.70
1943 $0.68
1942 $0.62
1941 $0.57
1940 $0.56
Year Wage
1939 $0.56
1938 $0.58
1937 $0.56
1936 $0.56
1935 $0.54
1934 $0.53
1933 $0.53
1932 $0.59
1931 $0.65
1930 $0.69
1929 $0.69
1928 $0.70
1927 $0.71
1926 $0.72
1925 $0.70
1924 $0.70
1923 $0.68
1922 $0.70
1921 $0.78
1920 $0.76
1919 $0.67
1918 $0.55
1917 $0.47
1916 $0.42
1915 $0.41
1914 $0.40