# What Salary Equals \$15.90/Hour?

If you make \$15.90 an hour, how much do you make per year?
Hourly Wage
\$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
If you work 40 hours a week, 50 weeks a year:
\$15.90 per hour =
\$31,800 per year
(\$636 per week)
15.90 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 \$15.90 hourly wage is about \$31,800 per year, or \$2,650 a month.
Is \$15.90 an hour good pay?
No. We estimate that only 25% of workers in the United States earn less than \$15.90/hour.
Median Hourly Wage by Profession - United States
May 2022 data. Source
Profession Wage
Doctors (General Practice) \$103.11
Dentists \$76.70
Lawyers \$65.26
Pharmacists \$63.82
Air Traffic Controllers \$63.58
Physician Assistants \$60.58
Software Developers \$54.90
Actuaries \$54.80
Mathematicians \$53.90
Veterinarians \$49.64
Civil Engineers \$43.24
Psychologists \$41.02
Registered Nurses \$39.05
Accountants \$37.50
Police Officers \$31.64
Flight Attendants \$30.65
High School Teachers \$29.98
Electricians \$28.96
Plumbers \$28.89
Insurance Agents \$27.82
Clergy \$26.71
Mail Carriers \$26.08
Profession Wage
Real Estate Agents \$25.01
Firefighters \$24.85
Undertakers \$24.79
Carpenters \$24.71
Librarians \$24.63
Bus Drivers \$24.47
Prison Guards \$23.85
Machinists \$23.32
All Occupations \$22.26
Secretaries \$21.19
Models \$20.74
Construction Laborers \$19.59
Photographers \$19.31
Preschool Teachers \$17.79
Bank Tellers \$17.49
Butchers \$17.25
Security Guards \$16.71
Barbers and Hairdressers \$16.06
Cooks \$14.86
Taxi Drivers \$14.75
Nannies \$13.71
Cashiers \$13.58
Fast Food Workers \$13.43
Median Hourly Wage by U.S. State
May 2022 data. Source
State Rank Wage
Alabama 47 \$18.50
Arizona 25 \$21.77
Arkansas 49 \$17.92
California 9 \$23.91
Connecticut 5 \$24.90
Delaware 19 \$22.67
Florida 37 \$19.62
Georgia 31 \$20.62
Hawaii 12 \$23.35
Idaho 40 \$19.26
Illinois 16 \$22.83
Indiana 34 \$20.24
Iowa 28 \$21.32
Kansas 35 \$20.13
Kentucky 39 \$19.32
Louisiana 45 \$18.74
Maine 24 \$21.84
Maryland 6 \$24.72
Massachusetts 1 \$28.10
Michigan 22 \$21.88
Minnesota 11 \$23.44
Mississippi 50 \$17.36
Missouri 32 \$20.34
State Rank Wage
Montana 33 \$20.29
New Hampshire 14 \$23.04
New Jersey 7 \$24.56
New Mexico 42 \$19.19
New York 3 \$25.23
North Carolina 36 \$20.10
North Dakota 17 \$22.79
Ohio 26 \$21.52
Oklahoma 44 \$18.80
Oregon 15 \$22.97
Pennsylvania 20 \$22.02
Rhode Island 10 \$23.73
South Carolina 46 \$18.69
South Dakota 43 \$19.17
Tennessee 41 \$19.20
Texas 30 \$20.90
Utah 27 \$21.38
Vermont 18 \$22.75
Virginia 13 \$23.22
Washington 2 \$27.08
West Virginia 48 \$18.16
Wisconsin 21 \$21.95
Wyoming 23 \$21.85
\$15.90 / hr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Wage
2022 \$14.94
2021 \$13.95
2020 \$13.77
2019 \$13.46
2018 \$13.21
2017 \$12.93
2016 \$12.67
2015 \$12.58
2014 \$12.48
2013 \$12.30
2012 \$12.09
2011 \$11.74
2010 \$11.57
2009 \$11.26
2008 \$11.25
2007 \$10.81
2006 \$10.54
2005 \$10.19
2004 \$9.87
2003 \$9.69
2002 \$9.47
2001 \$9.32
2000 \$9.02
1999 \$8.78
1998 \$8.64
1997 \$8.50
1996 \$8.22
1995 \$8.02
1994 \$7.81
1993 \$7.60
1992 \$7.39
1991 \$7.17
1990 \$6.76
1989 \$6.46
1988 \$6.18
1987 \$5.92
1986 \$5.86
Year Wage
1985 \$5.64
1984 \$5.43
1983 \$5.23
1982 \$5.04
1981 \$4.62
1980 \$4.11
1979 \$3.63
1978 \$3.33
1977 \$3.12
1976 \$2.97
1975 \$2.78
1974 \$2.48
1973 \$2.28
1972 \$2.20
1971 \$2.13
1970 \$2.02
1969 \$1.90
1968 \$1.82
1967 \$1.76
1966 \$1.70
1965 \$1.67
1964 \$1.66
1963 \$1.63
1962 \$1.61
1961 \$1.60
1960 \$1.58
1959 \$1.55
1958 \$1.52
1957 \$1.48
1956 \$1.44
1955 \$1.43
1954 \$1.44
1953 \$1.43
1952 \$1.42
1951 \$1.34
1950 \$1.26
1949 \$1.29
Year Wage
1948 \$1.25
1947 \$1.15
1946 \$0.98
1945 \$0.95
1944 \$0.93
1943 \$0.91
1942 \$0.83
1941 \$0.76
1940 \$0.75
1939 \$0.75
1938 \$0.77
1937 \$0.75
1936 \$0.74
1935 \$0.72
1934 \$0.71
1933 \$0.70
1932 \$0.78
1931 \$0.86
1930 \$0.92
1929 \$0.92
1928 \$0.93
1927 \$0.95
1926 \$0.96
1925 \$0.93
1924 \$0.93
1923 \$0.91
1922 \$0.93
1921 \$1.04
1920 \$1.01
1919 \$0.88
1918 \$0.73
1917 \$0.62
1916 \$0.55
1915 \$0.54
1914 \$0.54