What Salary Equals $26.50/Hour?

If you make $26.50 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:
$26.50 per hour =
$53,000 per year
($1,060 per week)
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26.50 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 $26.50 hourly wage is about $53,000 per year, or $4,417 a month.
Is $26.50 an hour good pay?
It's above average. We estimate a person earning $26.50/hour makes more than 60% of workers in the United States.
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
$26.50 / hr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Wage
2022 $24.89
2021 $23.26
2020 $22.94
2019 $22.43
2018 $22.01
2017 $21.56
2016 $21.12
2015 $20.97
2014 $20.81
2013 $20.50
2012 $20.15
2011 $19.57
2010 $19.28
2009 $18.77
2008 $18.75
2007 $18.02
2006 $17.57
2005 $16.99
2004 $16.46
2003 $16.15
2002 $15.78
2001 $15.54
2000 $15.03
1999 $14.63
1998 $14.40
1997 $14.16
1996 $13.71
1995 $13.37
1994 $13.02
1993 $12.67
1992 $12.31
1991 $11.95
1990 $11.26
1989 $10.76
1988 $10.30
1987 $9.87
1986 $9.76
Year Wage
1985 $9.40
1984 $9.04
1983 $8.71
1982 $8.39
1981 $7.71
1980 $6.85
1979 $6.04
1978 $5.54
1977 $5.20
1976 $4.96
1975 $4.63
1974 $4.13
1973 $3.79
1972 $3.67
1971 $3.55
1970 $3.37
1969 $3.17
1968 $3.03
1967 $2.94
1966 $2.84
1965 $2.79
1964 $2.76
1963 $2.71
1962 $2.68
1961 $2.66
1960 $2.63
1959 $2.58
1958 $2.54
1957 $2.46
1956 $2.39
1955 $2.38
1954 $2.40
1953 $2.38
1952 $2.37
1951 $2.23
1950 $2.11
1949 $2.15
Year Wage
1948 $2.09
1947 $1.92
1946 $1.63
1945 $1.59
1944 $1.55
1943 $1.51
1942 $1.38
1941 $1.26
1940 $1.25
1939 $1.25
1938 $1.29
1937 $1.25
1936 $1.23
1935 $1.20
1934 $1.18
1933 $1.17
1932 $1.30
1931 $1.44
1930 $1.54
1929 $1.53
1928 $1.54
1927 $1.58
1926 $1.60
1925 $1.54
1924 $1.54
1923 $1.51
1922 $1.54
1921 $1.73
1920 $1.69
1919 $1.47
1918 $1.22
1917 $1.04
1916 $0.92
1915 $0.90
1914 $0.89