What Salary Equals $11.50/Hour?

Hourly Wage
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$11.50 per hour =
$23,000 per year
($460 per week)
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11.50 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 $11.50 hourly wage is about $23,000 per year, or $1,917 a month.
Is $11.50 an hour good pay?
No. We estimate that only 17% of workers in the United States earn less than $11.50/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
$12 / hr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Wage
2020 $11.35
2019 $11.09
2018 $10.88
2017 $10.66
2016 $10.44
2015 $10.37
2014 $10.29
2013 $10.14
2012 $9.96
2011 $9.68
2010 $9.53
2009 $9.28
2008 $9.27
2007 $8.91
2006 $8.69
2005 $8.40
2004 $8.14
2003 $7.99
2002 $7.80
2001 $7.68
2000 $7.43
1999 $7.24
1998 $7.12
1997 $7.00
1996 $6.78
1995 $6.61
1994 $6.44
Year Wage
1993 $6.26
1992 $6.09
1991 $5.91
1990 $5.57
1989 $5.32
1988 $5.09
1987 $4.88
1986 $4.83
1985 $4.65
1984 $4.47
1983 $4.31
1982 $4.15
1981 $3.81
1980 $3.39
1979 $2.99
1978 $2.74
1977 $2.57
1976 $2.45
1975 $2.29
1974 $2.04
1973 $1.88
1972 $1.81
1971 $1.76
1970 $1.66
1969 $1.57
1968 $1.50
1967 $1.45
Year Wage
1966 $1.40
1965 $1.38
1964 $1.36
1963 $1.34
1962 $1.32
1961 $1.32
1960 $1.30
1959 $1.28
1958 $1.25
1957 $1.22
1956 $1.18
1955 $1.18
1954 $1.19
1953 $1.18
1952 $1.17
1951 $1.10
1950 $1.04
1949 $1.06
1948 $1.03
1947 $0.95
1946 $0.80
1945 $0.79
1944 $0.77
1943 $0.75
1942 $0.68
1941 $0.62
1940 $0.62
Year Wage
1939 $0.62
1938 $0.64
1937 $0.62
1936 $0.61
1935 $0.59
1934 $0.58
1933 $0.58
1932 $0.64
1931 $0.71
1930 $0.76
1929 $0.75
1928 $0.76
1927 $0.78
1926 $0.79
1925 $0.76
1924 $0.76
1923 $0.75
1922 $0.76
1921 $0.86
1920 $0.83
1919 $0.73
1918 $0.60
1917 $0.51
1916 $0.45
1915 $0.45
1914 $0.44