What Salary Equals $12.25/Hour?

Hourly Wage
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$12.25 per hour =
$24,500 per year
($490 per week)
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12.25 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 $12.25 hourly wage is about $24,500 per year, or $2,042 a month.
Is $12.25 an hour good pay?
No. We estimate that only 22% of workers in the United States earn less than $12.25/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 $12.09
2019 $11.82
2018 $11.59
2017 $11.35
2016 $11.12
2015 $11.04
2014 $10.96
2013 $10.80
2012 $10.61
2011 $10.31
2010 $10.16
2009 $9.89
2008 $9.88
2007 $9.49
2006 $9.26
2005 $8.95
2004 $8.67
2003 $8.51
2002 $8.31
2001 $8.18
2000 $7.92
1999 $7.71
1998 $7.59
1997 $7.46
1996 $7.22
1995 $7.04
1994 $6.86
Year Wage
1993 $6.67
1992 $6.49
1991 $6.29
1990 $5.93
1989 $5.67
1988 $5.43
1987 $5.20
1986 $5.14
1985 $4.95
1984 $4.76
1983 $4.59
1982 $4.42
1981 $4.06
1980 $3.61
1979 $3.18
1978 $2.92
1977 $2.74
1976 $2.61
1975 $2.44
1974 $2.17
1973 $2.00
1972 $1.93
1971 $1.87
1970 $1.77
1969 $1.67
1968 $1.59
1967 $1.55
Year Wage
1966 $1.50
1965 $1.47
1964 $1.45
1963 $1.43
1962 $1.41
1961 $1.40
1960 $1.38
1959 $1.36
1958 $1.34
1957 $1.30
1956 $1.26
1955 $1.26
1954 $1.27
1953 $1.26
1952 $1.25
1951 $1.18
1950 $1.11
1949 $1.13
1948 $1.10
1947 $1.01
1946 $0.86
1945 $0.84
1944 $0.82
1943 $0.79
1942 $0.73
1941 $0.66
1940 $0.66
Year Wage
1939 $0.66
1938 $0.68
1937 $0.66
1936 $0.65
1935 $0.63
1934 $0.62
1933 $0.62
1932 $0.69
1931 $0.76
1930 $0.81
1929 $0.80
1928 $0.81
1927 $0.83
1926 $0.84
1925 $0.81
1924 $0.81
1923 $0.79
1922 $0.81
1921 $0.91
1920 $0.89
1919 $0.78
1918 $0.64
1917 $0.55
1916 $0.48
1915 $0.47
1914 $0.47