What Salary Equals $20/Hour?

Hourly Wage
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$20 per hour =
$40,000 per year
($800 per week)
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20 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 $20 hourly wage is about $40,000 per year, or $3,333 a month.
Is $20 an hour good pay?
It's about average. We estimate a person earning $20/hour makes more than 53% 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 $19.73
2019 $19.29
2018 $18.93
2017 $18.54
2016 $18.16
2015 $18.03
2014 $17.89
2013 $17.63
2012 $17.33
2011 $16.83
2010 $16.58
2009 $16.14
2008 $16.13
2007 $15.49
2006 $15.11
2005 $14.61
2004 $14.15
2003 $13.89
2002 $13.57
2001 $13.36
2000 $12.92
1999 $12.58
1998 $12.39
1997 $12.18
1996 $11.79
1995 $11.49
1994 $11.19
Year Wage
1993 $10.90
1992 $10.59
1991 $10.27
1990 $9.68
1989 $9.25
1988 $8.86
1987 $8.48
1986 $8.39
1985 $8.09
1984 $7.78
1983 $7.49
1982 $7.22
1981 $6.63
1980 $5.89
1979 $5.20
1978 $4.77
1977 $4.47
1976 $4.26
1975 $3.99
1974 $3.55
1973 $3.26
1972 $3.16
1971 $3.06
1970 $2.89
1969 $2.73
1968 $2.60
1967 $2.53
Year Wage
1966 $2.44
1965 $2.40
1964 $2.37
1963 $2.33
1962 $2.30
1961 $2.29
1960 $2.26
1959 $2.22
1958 $2.18
1957 $2.12
1956 $2.06
1955 $2.05
1954 $2.07
1953 $2.05
1952 $2.03
1951 $1.92
1950 $1.81
1949 $1.85
1948 $1.80
1947 $1.65
1946 $1.40
1945 $1.37
1944 $1.34
1943 $1.30
1942 $1.19
1941 $1.08
1940 $1.07
Year Wage
1939 $1.07
1938 $1.11
1937 $1.07
1936 $1.06
1935 $1.03
1934 $1.01
1933 $1.01
1932 $1.12
1931 $1.24
1930 $1.32
1929 $1.31
1928 $1.33
1927 $1.36
1926 $1.37
1925 $1.33
1924 $1.33
1923 $1.30
1922 $1.33
1921 $1.49
1920 $1.45
1919 $1.27
1918 $1.05
1917 $0.89
1916 $0.79
1915 $0.78
1914 $0.77
Nearby Values
Per Hour Per Year
$20.00 $40,000
$20.01 $40,020
$20.02 $40,040
$20.03 $40,060
$20.04 $40,080
$20.05 $40,100
$20.06 $40,120
$20.07 $40,140
$20.08 $40,160
$20.09 $40,180
$20.10 $40,200
$20.11 $40,220
$20.12 $40,240
$20.13 $40,260
$20.14 $40,280
$20.15 $40,300
$20.16 $40,320
$20.17 $40,340
$20.18 $40,360
$20.19 $40,380
$20.20 $40,400
$20.21 $40,420
$20.22 $40,440
$20.23 $40,460
$20.24 $40,480
Per Hour Per Year
$20.25 $40,500
$20.26 $40,520
$20.27 $40,540
$20.28 $40,560
$20.29 $40,580
$20.30 $40,600
$20.31 $40,620
$20.32 $40,640
$20.33 $40,660
$20.34 $40,680
$20.35 $40,700
$20.36 $40,720
$20.37 $40,740
$20.38 $40,760
$20.39 $40,780
$20.40 $40,800
$20.41 $40,820
$20.42 $40,840
$20.43 $40,860
$20.44 $40,880
$20.45 $40,900
$20.46 $40,920
$20.47 $40,940
$20.48 $40,960
$20.49 $40,980
Per Hour Per Year
$20.50 $41,000
$20.51 $41,020
$20.52 $41,040
$20.53 $41,060
$20.54 $41,080
$20.55 $41,100
$20.56 $41,120
$20.57 $41,140
$20.58 $41,160
$20.59 $41,180
$20.60 $41,200
$20.61 $41,220
$20.62 $41,240
$20.63 $41,260
$20.64 $41,280
$20.65 $41,300
$20.66 $41,320
$20.67 $41,340
$20.68 $41,360
$20.69 $41,380
$20.70 $41,400
$20.71 $41,420
$20.72 $41,440
$20.73 $41,460
$20.74 $41,480
Per Hour Per Year
$20.75 $41,500
$20.76 $41,520
$20.77 $41,540
$20.78 $41,560
$20.79 $41,580
$20.80 $41,600
$20.81 $41,620
$20.82 $41,640
$20.83 $41,660
$20.84 $41,680
$20.85 $41,700
$20.86 $41,720
$20.87 $41,740
$20.88 $41,760
$20.89 $41,780
$20.90 $41,800
$20.91 $41,820
$20.92 $41,840
$20.93 $41,860
$20.94 $41,880
$20.95 $41,900
$20.96 $41,920
$20.97 $41,940
$20.98 $41,960
$20.99 $41,980