What Salary Equals $42/Hour?

Hourly Wage
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$42 per hour =
$84,000 per year
($1,680 per week)
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42 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 $42 hourly wage is about $84,000 per year, or $7,000 a month.
Is $42 an hour good pay?
Yes. We estimate a person earning $42/hour makes more than 86% 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
$42 / hr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Wage
2020 $41.44
2019 $40.51
2018 $39.75
2017 $38.93
2016 $38.14
2015 $37.86
2014 $37.58
2013 $37.02
2012 $36.39
2011 $35.34
2010 $34.82
2009 $33.90
2008 $33.87
2007 $32.54
2006 $31.73
2005 $30.68
2004 $29.72
2003 $29.17
2002 $28.49
2001 $28.06
2000 $27.14
1999 $26.43
1998 $26.01
1997 $25.57
1996 $24.75
1995 $24.14
1994 $23.51
Year Wage
1993 $22.88
1992 $22.24
1991 $21.57
1990 $20.33
1989 $19.43
1988 $18.61
1987 $17.82
1986 $17.62
1985 $16.98
1984 $16.33
1983 $15.74
1982 $15.16
1981 $13.92
1980 $12.37
1979 $10.92
1978 $10.01
1977 $9.38
1976 $8.95
1975 $8.37
1974 $7.45
1973 $6.85
1972 $6.63
1971 $6.42
1970 $6.08
1969 $5.72
1968 $5.47
1967 $5.30
Year Wage
1966 $5.13
1965 $5.03
1964 $4.98
1963 $4.90
1962 $4.84
1961 $4.81
1960 $4.74
1959 $4.66
1958 $4.58
1957 $4.45
1956 $4.32
1955 $4.31
1954 $4.34
1953 $4.31
1952 $4.27
1951 $4.03
1950 $3.81
1949 $3.89
1948 $3.77
1947 $3.47
1946 $2.93
1945 $2.87
1944 $2.81
1943 $2.73
1942 $2.50
1941 $2.27
1940 $2.26
Year Wage
1939 $2.26
1938 $2.32
1937 $2.26
1936 $2.23
1935 $2.16
1934 $2.13
1933 $2.11
1932 $2.35
1931 $2.60
1930 $2.77
1929 $2.76
1928 $2.79
1927 $2.85
1926 $2.89
1925 $2.79
1924 $2.79
1923 $2.73
1922 $2.79
1921 $3.13
1920 $3.05
1919 $2.66
1918 $2.21
1917 $1.87
1916 $1.66
1915 $1.63
1914 $1.61
Nearby Values
Per Hour Per Year
$42.00 $84,000
$42.01 $84,020
$42.02 $84,040
$42.03 $84,060
$42.04 $84,080
$42.05 $84,100
$42.06 $84,120
$42.07 $84,140
$42.08 $84,160
$42.09 $84,180
$42.10 $84,200
$42.11 $84,220
$42.12 $84,240
$42.13 $84,260
$42.14 $84,280
$42.15 $84,300
$42.16 $84,320
$42.17 $84,340
$42.18 $84,360
$42.19 $84,380
$42.20 $84,400
$42.21 $84,420
$42.22 $84,440
$42.23 $84,460
$42.24 $84,480
Per Hour Per Year
$42.25 $84,500
$42.26 $84,520
$42.27 $84,540
$42.28 $84,560
$42.29 $84,580
$42.30 $84,600
$42.31 $84,620
$42.32 $84,640
$42.33 $84,660
$42.34 $84,680
$42.35 $84,700
$42.36 $84,720
$42.37 $84,740
$42.38 $84,760
$42.39 $84,780
$42.40 $84,800
$42.41 $84,820
$42.42 $84,840
$42.43 $84,860
$42.44 $84,880
$42.45 $84,900
$42.46 $84,920
$42.47 $84,940
$42.48 $84,960
$42.49 $84,980
Per Hour Per Year
$42.50 $85,000
$42.51 $85,020
$42.52 $85,040
$42.53 $85,060
$42.54 $85,080
$42.55 $85,100
$42.56 $85,120
$42.57 $85,140
$42.58 $85,160
$42.59 $85,180
$42.60 $85,200
$42.61 $85,220
$42.62 $85,240
$42.63 $85,260
$42.64 $85,280
$42.65 $85,300
$42.66 $85,320
$42.67 $85,340
$42.68 $85,360
$42.69 $85,380
$42.70 $85,400
$42.71 $85,420
$42.72 $85,440
$42.73 $85,460
$42.74 $85,480
Per Hour Per Year
$42.75 $85,500
$42.76 $85,520
$42.77 $85,540
$42.78 $85,560
$42.79 $85,580
$42.80 $85,600
$42.81 $85,620
$42.82 $85,640
$42.83 $85,660
$42.84 $85,680
$42.85 $85,700
$42.86 $85,720
$42.87 $85,740
$42.88 $85,760
$42.89 $85,780
$42.90 $85,800
$42.91 $85,820
$42.92 $85,840
$42.93 $85,860
$42.94 $85,880
$42.95 $85,900
$42.96 $85,920
$42.97 $85,940
$42.98 $85,960
$42.99 $85,980