What Salary Equals $15.75/Hour?

Hourly Wage
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$15.75 per hour =
$31,500 per year
($630 per week)
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15.75 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 $15.75 hourly wage is about $31,500 per year, or $2,625 a month.
Is $15.75 an hour good pay?
No. We estimate that only 38% of workers in the United States earn less than $15.75/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
$16 / hr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Wage
2020 $15.54
2019 $15.19
2018 $14.91
2017 $14.60
2016 $14.30
2015 $14.20
2014 $14.09
2013 $13.88
2012 $13.65
2011 $13.25
2010 $13.06
2009 $12.71
2008 $12.70
2007 $12.20
2006 $11.90
2005 $11.51
2004 $11.14
2003 $10.94
2002 $10.68
2001 $10.52
2000 $10.18
1999 $9.91
1998 $9.75
1997 $9.59
1996 $9.28
1995 $9.05
1994 $8.82
Year Wage
1993 $8.58
1992 $8.34
1991 $8.09
1990 $7.62
1989 $7.29
1988 $6.98
1987 $6.68
1986 $6.61
1985 $6.37
1984 $6.13
1983 $5.90
1982 $5.68
1981 $5.22
1980 $4.64
1979 $4.09
1978 $3.75
1977 $3.52
1976 $3.36
1975 $3.14
1974 $2.79
1973 $2.57
1972 $2.49
1971 $2.41
1970 $2.28
1969 $2.15
1968 $2.05
1967 $1.99
Year Wage
1966 $1.92
1965 $1.89
1964 $1.87
1963 $1.84
1962 $1.81
1961 $1.80
1960 $1.78
1959 $1.75
1958 $1.72
1957 $1.67
1956 $1.62
1955 $1.61
1954 $1.63
1953 $1.61
1952 $1.60
1951 $1.51
1950 $1.43
1949 $1.46
1948 $1.41
1947 $1.30
1946 $1.10
1945 $1.08
1944 $1.05
1943 $1.02
1942 $0.94
1941 $0.85
1940 $0.85
Year Wage
1939 $0.85
1938 $0.87
1937 $0.85
1936 $0.83
1935 $0.81
1934 $0.80
1933 $0.79
1932 $0.88
1931 $0.97
1930 $1.04
1929 $1.03
1928 $1.05
1927 $1.07
1926 $1.08
1925 $1.05
1924 $1.05
1923 $1.02
1922 $1.05
1921 $1.17
1920 $1.14
1919 $1.00
1918 $0.83
1917 $0.70
1916 $0.62
1915 $0.61
1914 $0.60