What Salary Equals $17/Hour?

Hourly Wage
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$17 per hour =
$34,000 per year
($680 per week)
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17 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 $17 hourly wage is about $34,000 per year, or $2,833 a month.
Is $17 an hour good pay?
It's about average. We estimate a person earning $17/hour makes more than 43% of workers in the United States.
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
$17 / hr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Wage
2020 $16.77
2019 $16.40
2018 $16.09
2017 $15.76
2016 $15.44
2015 $15.33
2014 $15.21
2013 $14.99
2012 $14.73
2011 $14.30
2010 $14.09
2009 $13.72
2008 $13.71
2007 $13.17
2006 $12.84
2005 $12.42
2004 $12.03
2003 $11.81
2002 $11.53
2001 $11.36
2000 $10.98
1999 $10.70
1998 $10.53
1997 $10.35
1996 $10.02
1995 $9.77
1994 $9.52
Year Wage
1993 $9.26
1992 $9.00
1991 $8.73
1990 $8.23
1989 $7.86
1988 $7.53
1987 $7.21
1986 $7.13
1985 $6.87
1984 $6.61
1983 $6.37
1982 $6.13
1981 $5.63
1980 $5.01
1979 $4.42
1978 $4.05
1977 $3.80
1976 $3.62
1975 $3.39
1974 $3.02
1973 $2.77
1972 $2.68
1971 $2.60
1970 $2.46
1969 $2.32
1968 $2.21
1967 $2.15
Year Wage
1966 $2.08
1965 $2.04
1964 $2.02
1963 $1.98
1962 $1.96
1961 $1.94
1960 $1.92
1959 $1.89
1958 $1.85
1957 $1.80
1956 $1.75
1955 $1.74
1954 $1.76
1953 $1.74
1952 $1.73
1951 $1.63
1950 $1.54
1949 $1.57
1948 $1.53
1947 $1.40
1946 $1.19
1945 $1.16
1944 $1.14
1943 $1.10
1942 $1.01
1941 $0.92
1940 $0.91
Year Wage
1939 $0.91
1938 $0.94
1937 $0.91
1936 $0.90
1935 $0.87
1934 $0.86
1933 $0.85
1932 $0.95
1931 $1.05
1930 $1.12
1929 $1.12
1928 $1.13
1927 $1.16
1926 $1.17
1925 $1.13
1924 $1.13
1923 $1.10
1922 $1.13
1921 $1.27
1920 $1.23
1919 $1.08
1918 $0.89
1917 $0.76
1916 $0.67
1915 $0.66
1914 $0.65
Nearby Values
Per Hour Per Year
$17.00 $34,000
$17.01 $34,020
$17.02 $34,040
$17.03 $34,060
$17.04 $34,080
$17.05 $34,100
$17.06 $34,120
$17.07 $34,140
$17.08 $34,160
$17.09 $34,180
$17.10 $34,200
$17.11 $34,220
$17.12 $34,240
$17.13 $34,260
$17.14 $34,280
$17.15 $34,300
$17.16 $34,320
$17.17 $34,340
$17.18 $34,360
$17.19 $34,380
$17.20 $34,400
$17.21 $34,420
$17.22 $34,440
$17.23 $34,460
$17.24 $34,480
Per Hour Per Year
$17.25 $34,500
$17.26 $34,520
$17.27 $34,540
$17.28 $34,560
$17.29 $34,580
$17.30 $34,600
$17.31 $34,620
$17.32 $34,640
$17.33 $34,660
$17.34 $34,680
$17.35 $34,700
$17.36 $34,720
$17.37 $34,740
$17.38 $34,760
$17.39 $34,780
$17.40 $34,800
$17.41 $34,820
$17.42 $34,840
$17.43 $34,860
$17.44 $34,880
$17.45 $34,900
$17.46 $34,920
$17.47 $34,940
$17.48 $34,960
$17.49 $34,980
Per Hour Per Year
$17.50 $35,000
$17.51 $35,020
$17.52 $35,040
$17.53 $35,060
$17.54 $35,080
$17.55 $35,100
$17.56 $35,120
$17.57 $35,140
$17.58 $35,160
$17.59 $35,180
$17.60 $35,200
$17.61 $35,220
$17.62 $35,240
$17.63 $35,260
$17.64 $35,280
$17.65 $35,300
$17.66 $35,320
$17.67 $35,340
$17.68 $35,360
$17.69 $35,380
$17.70 $35,400
$17.71 $35,420
$17.72 $35,440
$17.73 $35,460
$17.74 $35,480
Per Hour Per Year
$17.75 $35,500
$17.76 $35,520
$17.77 $35,540
$17.78 $35,560
$17.79 $35,580
$17.80 $35,600
$17.81 $35,620
$17.82 $35,640
$17.83 $35,660
$17.84 $35,680
$17.85 $35,700
$17.86 $35,720
$17.87 $35,740
$17.88 $35,760
$17.89 $35,780
$17.90 $35,800
$17.91 $35,820
$17.92 $35,840
$17.93 $35,860
$17.94 $35,880
$17.95 $35,900
$17.96 $35,920
$17.97 $35,940
$17.98 $35,960
$17.99 $35,980