What Salary Equals $13.50/Hour?

Hourly Wage
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$13.50 per hour =
$27,000 per year
($540 per week)
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13.50 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 $13.50 hourly wage is about $27,000 per year, or $2,250 a month.
Is $13.50 an hour good pay?
No. We estimate that only 28% of workers in the United States earn less than $13.50/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
$14 / hr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Wage
2020 $13.32
2019 $13.02
2018 $12.78
2017 $12.51
2016 $12.26
2015 $12.17
2014 $12.08
2013 $11.90
2012 $11.70
2011 $11.36
2010 $11.19
2009 $10.90
2008 $10.89
2007 $10.46
2006 $10.20
2005 $9.86
2004 $9.55
2003 $9.38
2002 $9.16
2001 $9.02
2000 $8.72
1999 $8.49
1998 $8.36
1997 $8.22
1996 $7.96
1995 $7.76
1994 $7.56
Year Wage
1993 $7.35
1992 $7.15
1991 $6.93
1990 $6.54
1989 $6.25
1988 $5.98
1987 $5.73
1986 $5.66
1985 $5.46
1984 $5.25
1983 $5.06
1982 $4.87
1981 $4.47
1980 $3.98
1979 $3.51
1978 $3.22
1977 $3.02
1976 $2.88
1975 $2.69
1974 $2.39
1973 $2.20
1972 $2.13
1971 $2.06
1970 $1.95
1969 $1.84
1968 $1.76
1967 $1.71
Year Wage
1966 $1.65
1965 $1.62
1964 $1.60
1963 $1.58
1962 $1.55
1961 $1.54
1960 $1.52
1959 $1.50
1958 $1.47
1957 $1.43
1956 $1.39
1955 $1.38
1954 $1.39
1953 $1.38
1952 $1.37
1951 $1.30
1950 $1.22
1949 $1.25
1948 $1.21
1947 $1.11
1946 $0.94
1945 $0.92
1944 $0.90
1943 $0.88
1942 $0.80
1941 $0.73
1940 $0.73
Year Wage
1939 $0.73
1938 $0.75
1937 $0.73
1936 $0.72
1935 $0.69
1934 $0.68
1933 $0.68
1932 $0.76
1931 $0.83
1930 $0.89
1929 $0.89
1928 $0.90
1927 $0.92
1926 $0.93
1925 $0.90
1924 $0.90
1923 $0.88
1922 $0.90
1921 $1.01
1920 $0.98
1919 $0.86
1918 $0.71
1917 $0.60
1916 $0.53
1915 $0.52
1914 $0.52