What Salary Equals $19.50/Hour?

Hourly Wage
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$19.50 per hour =
$39,000 per year
($780 per week)
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19.50 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 $19.50 hourly wage is about $39,000 per year, or $3,250 a month.
Is $19.50 an hour good pay?
It's about average. We estimate a person earning $19.50/hour makes more than 52% 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
$20 / hr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Wage
2020 $19.24
2019 $18.81
2018 $18.46
2017 $18.07
2016 $17.71
2015 $17.58
2014 $17.45
2013 $17.19
2012 $16.89
2011 $16.41
2010 $16.17
2009 $15.74
2008 $15.72
2007 $15.11
2006 $14.73
2005 $14.25
2004 $13.80
2003 $13.54
2002 $13.23
2001 $13.03
2000 $12.60
1999 $12.27
1998 $12.08
1997 $11.87
1996 $11.49
1995 $11.21
1994 $10.92
Year Wage
1993 $10.62
1992 $10.32
1991 $10.02
1990 $9.44
1989 $9.02
1988 $8.64
1987 $8.27
1986 $8.18
1985 $7.88
1984 $7.58
1983 $7.31
1982 $7.04
1981 $6.46
1980 $5.74
1979 $5.07
1978 $4.65
1977 $4.36
1976 $4.15
1975 $3.89
1974 $3.46
1973 $3.18
1972 $3.08
1971 $2.98
1970 $2.82
1969 $2.66
1968 $2.54
1967 $2.46
Year Wage
1966 $2.38
1965 $2.34
1964 $2.31
1963 $2.28
1962 $2.25
1961 $2.23
1960 $2.20
1959 $2.16
1958 $2.13
1957 $2.07
1956 $2.01
1955 $2.00
1954 $2.01
1953 $2.00
1952 $1.98
1951 $1.87
1950 $1.77
1949 $1.80
1948 $1.75
1947 $1.61
1946 $1.36
1945 $1.33
1944 $1.30
1943 $1.27
1942 $1.16
1941 $1.06
1940 $1.05
Year Wage
1939 $1.05
1938 $1.08
1937 $1.05
1936 $1.03
1935 $1.00
1934 $0.99
1933 $0.98
1932 $1.09
1931 $1.21
1930 $1.29
1929 $1.28
1928 $1.30
1927 $1.33
1926 $1.34
1925 $1.30
1924 $1.30
1923 $1.27
1922 $1.30
1921 $1.45
1920 $1.41
1919 $1.24
1918 $1.03
1917 $0.87
1916 $0.77
1915 $0.76
1914 $0.75