What Salary Equals $19.50/Hour?

If you make $19.50 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:
$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 a little below average. We estimate that only 41% of workers in the United States earn less than $19.50/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
Head Chefs $27.17
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
Alaska 4 $25.00
Arizona 25 $21.77
Arkansas 49 $17.92
California 9 $23.91
Colorado 8 $24.16
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
Nebraska 29 $21.20
Nevada 38 $19.62
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
$19.50 / hr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Wage
2022 $18.32
2021 $17.11
2020 $16.88
2019 $16.51
2018 $16.20
2017 $15.86
2016 $15.54
2015 $15.43
2014 $15.31
2013 $15.09
2012 $14.83
2011 $14.40
2010 $14.19
2009 $13.81
2008 $13.80
2007 $13.26
2006 $12.93
2005 $12.50
2004 $12.11
2003 $11.89
2002 $11.61
2001 $11.43
2000 $11.06
1999 $10.77
1998 $10.60
1997 $10.42
1996 $10.09
1995 $9.84
1994 $9.58
1993 $9.32
1992 $9.06
1991 $8.79
1990 $8.28
1989 $7.92
1988 $7.58
1987 $7.26
1986 $7.18
Year Wage
1985 $6.92
1984 $6.66
1983 $6.41
1982 $6.18
1981 $5.67
1980 $5.04
1979 $4.45
1978 $4.08
1977 $3.82
1976 $3.65
1975 $3.41
1974 $3.04
1973 $2.79
1972 $2.70
1971 $2.61
1970 $2.48
1969 $2.33
1968 $2.23
1967 $2.16
1966 $2.09
1965 $2.05
1964 $2.03
1963 $2.00
1962 $1.97
1961 $1.96
1960 $1.93
1959 $1.90
1958 $1.87
1957 $1.81
1956 $1.76
1955 $1.75
1954 $1.77
1953 $1.75
1952 $1.74
1951 $1.64
1950 $1.55
1949 $1.58
Year Wage
1948 $1.54
1947 $1.41
1946 $1.20
1945 $1.17
1944 $1.14
1943 $1.11
1942 $1.02
1941 $0.93
1940 $0.92
1939 $0.92
1938 $0.95
1937 $0.92
1936 $0.91
1935 $0.88
1934 $0.87
1933 $0.86
1932 $0.96
1931 $1.06
1930 $1.13
1929 $1.12
1928 $1.14
1927 $1.16
1926 $1.18
1925 $1.14
1924 $1.14
1923 $1.11
1922 $1.14
1921 $1.27
1920 $1.24
1919 $1.08
1918 $0.90
1917 $0.76
1916 $0.68
1915 $0.66
1914 $0.66