What Salary Equals $48/Hour?

Hourly Wage
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$48 per hour =
$96,000 per year
($1,920 per week)
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48 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 $48 hourly wage is about $96,000 per year, or $8,000 a month.
Is $48 an hour good pay?
Yes. We estimate a person earning $48/hour makes more than 90% 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
$48 / hr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Wage
2020 $47.36
2019 $46.30
2018 $45.43
2017 $44.49
2016 $43.59
2015 $43.27
2014 $42.95
2013 $42.31
2012 $41.59
2011 $40.39
2010 $39.79
2009 $38.74
2008 $38.71
2007 $37.19
2006 $36.27
2005 $35.07
2004 $33.96
2003 $33.34
2002 $32.56
2001 $32.06
2000 $31.01
1999 $30.20
1998 $29.72
1997 $29.23
1996 $28.29
1995 $27.59
1994 $26.87
Year Wage
1993 $26.15
1992 $25.41
1991 $24.66
1990 $23.24
1989 $22.21
1988 $21.27
1987 $20.36
1986 $20.14
1985 $19.40
1984 $18.67
1983 $17.99
1982 $17.32
1981 $15.90
1980 $14.13
1979 $12.48
1978 $11.44
1977 $10.73
1976 $10.23
1975 $9.56
1974 $8.51
1973 $7.83
1972 $7.57
1971 $7.33
1970 $6.95
1969 $6.54
1968 $6.25
1967 $6.06
Year Wage
1966 $5.86
1965 $5.75
1964 $5.69
1963 $5.60
1962 $5.53
1961 $5.49
1960 $5.42
1959 $5.33
1958 $5.23
1957 $5.09
1956 $4.94
1955 $4.92
1954 $4.96
1953 $4.92
1952 $4.88
1951 $4.61
1950 $4.35
1949 $4.44
1948 $4.31
1947 $3.96
1946 $3.35
1945 $3.28
1944 $3.21
1943 $3.11
1942 $2.86
1941 $2.60
1940 $2.58
Year Wage
1939 $2.58
1938 $2.65
1937 $2.58
1936 $2.54
1935 $2.47
1934 $2.43
1933 $2.41
1932 $2.69
1931 $2.97
1930 $3.17
1929 $3.15
1928 $3.19
1927 $3.26
1926 $3.30
1925 $3.19
1924 $3.19
1923 $3.11
1922 $3.19
1921 $3.58
1920 $3.48
1919 $3.04
1918 $2.52
1917 $2.14
1916 $1.90
1915 $1.86
1914 $1.84
Nearby Values
Per Hour Per Year
$48.00 $96,000
$48.01 $96,020
$48.02 $96,040
$48.03 $96,060
$48.04 $96,080
$48.05 $96,100
$48.06 $96,120
$48.07 $96,140
$48.08 $96,160
$48.09 $96,180
$48.10 $96,200
$48.11 $96,220
$48.12 $96,240
$48.13 $96,260
$48.14 $96,280
$48.15 $96,300
$48.16 $96,320
$48.17 $96,340
$48.18 $96,360
$48.19 $96,380
$48.20 $96,400
$48.21 $96,420
$48.22 $96,440
$48.23 $96,460
$48.24 $96,480
Per Hour Per Year
$48.25 $96,500
$48.26 $96,520
$48.27 $96,540
$48.28 $96,560
$48.29 $96,580
$48.30 $96,600
$48.31 $96,620
$48.32 $96,640
$48.33 $96,660
$48.34 $96,680
$48.35 $96,700
$48.36 $96,720
$48.37 $96,740
$48.38 $96,760
$48.39 $96,780
$48.40 $96,800
$48.41 $96,820
$48.42 $96,840
$48.43 $96,860
$48.44 $96,880
$48.45 $96,900
$48.46 $96,920
$48.47 $96,940
$48.48 $96,960
$48.49 $96,980
Per Hour Per Year
$48.50 $97,000
$48.51 $97,020
$48.52 $97,040
$48.53 $97,060
$48.54 $97,080
$48.55 $97,100
$48.56 $97,120
$48.57 $97,140
$48.58 $97,160
$48.59 $97,180
$48.60 $97,200
$48.61 $97,220
$48.62 $97,240
$48.63 $97,260
$48.64 $97,280
$48.65 $97,300
$48.66 $97,320
$48.67 $97,340
$48.68 $97,360
$48.69 $97,380
$48.70 $97,400
$48.71 $97,420
$48.72 $97,440
$48.73 $97,460
$48.74 $97,480
Per Hour Per Year
$48.75 $97,500
$48.76 $97,520
$48.77 $97,540
$48.78 $97,560
$48.79 $97,580
$48.80 $97,600
$48.81 $97,620
$48.82 $97,640
$48.83 $97,660
$48.84 $97,680
$48.85 $97,700
$48.86 $97,720
$48.87 $97,740
$48.88 $97,760
$48.89 $97,780
$48.90 $97,800
$48.91 $97,820
$48.92 $97,840
$48.93 $97,860
$48.94 $97,880
$48.95 $97,900
$48.96 $97,920
$48.97 $97,940
$48.98 $97,960
$48.99 $97,980