What Salary Equals $18.50/Hour?

Hourly Wage
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$18.50 per hour =
$37,000 per year
($740 per week)
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18.50 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 $18.50 hourly wage is about $37,000 per year, or $3,083 a month.
Is $18.50 an hour good pay?
It's about average. We estimate a person earning $18.50/hour makes more than 48% 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
$19 / hr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Wage
2020 $18.25
2019 $17.84
2018 $17.51
2017 $17.15
2016 $16.80
2015 $16.68
2014 $16.55
2013 $16.31
2012 $16.03
2011 $15.57
2010 $15.34
2009 $14.93
2008 $14.92
2007 $14.33
2006 $13.98
2005 $13.52
2004 $13.09
2003 $12.85
2002 $12.55
2001 $12.36
2000 $11.95
1999 $11.64
1998 $11.46
1997 $11.26
1996 $10.90
1995 $10.63
1994 $10.36
Year Wage
1993 $10.08
1992 $9.79
1991 $9.50
1990 $8.96
1989 $8.56
1988 $8.20
1987 $7.85
1986 $7.76
1985 $7.48
1984 $7.19
1983 $6.93
1982 $6.68
1981 $6.13
1980 $5.45
1979 $4.81
1978 $4.41
1977 $4.13
1976 $3.94
1975 $3.69
1974 $3.28
1973 $3.02
1972 $2.92
1971 $2.83
1970 $2.68
1969 $2.52
1968 $2.41
1967 $2.34
Year Wage
1966 $2.26
1965 $2.22
1964 $2.19
1963 $2.16
1962 $2.13
1961 $2.12
1960 $2.09
1959 $2.05
1958 $2.02
1957 $1.96
1956 $1.90
1955 $1.90
1954 $1.91
1953 $1.90
1952 $1.88
1951 $1.78
1950 $1.68
1949 $1.71
1948 $1.66
1947 $1.53
1946 $1.29
1945 $1.26
1944 $1.24
1943 $1.20
1942 $1.10
1941 $1.00
1940 $0.99
Year Wage
1939 $0.99
1938 $1.02
1937 $0.99
1936 $0.98
1935 $0.95
1934 $0.94
1933 $0.93
1932 $1.04
1931 $1.14
1930 $1.22
1929 $1.21
1928 $1.23
1927 $1.26
1926 $1.27
1925 $1.23
1924 $1.23
1923 $1.20
1922 $1.23
1921 $1.38
1920 $1.34
1919 $1.17
1918 $0.97
1917 $0.82
1916 $0.73
1915 $0.72
1914 $0.71