What Salary Equals $500/Hour?

Hourly Wage
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$500 per hour =
$1,000,000 per year
($20,000 per week)
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500 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 $500 hourly wage is about $1,000,000 per year, or $83,333 a month.
Is $500 an hour good pay?
Yes. Any wage above $48.75/hour puts you in the top 10% of U.S. workers.
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
$500 / hr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Wage
2020 $493
2019 $482
2018 $473
2017 $463
2016 $454
2015 $451
2014 $447
2013 $441
2012 $433
2011 $421
2010 $415
2009 $404
2008 $403
2007 $387
2006 $378
2005 $365
2004 $354
2003 $347
2002 $339
2001 $334
2000 $323
1999 $315
1998 $310
1997 $304
1996 $295
1995 $287
1994 $280
Year Wage
1993 $272
1992 $265
1991 $257
1990 $242
1989 $231
1988 $222
1987 $212
1986 $210
1985 $202
1984 $194
1983 $187
1982 $180
1981 $166
1980 $147
1979 $130
1978 $119
1977 $112
1976 $107
1975 $99.63
1974 $88.68
1973 $81.58
1972 $78.89
1971 $76.40
1970 $72.37
1969 $68.14
1968 $65.07
1967 $63.15
Year Wage
1966 $61.04
1965 $59.89
1964 $59.31
1963 $58.36
1962 $57.59
1961 $57.20
1960 $56.44
1959 $55.48
1958 $54.52
1957 $52.98
1956 $51.44
1955 $51.25
1954 $51.64
1953 $51.25
1952 $50.87
1951 $47.99
1950 $45.30
1949 $46.26
1948 $44.92
1947 $41.27
1946 $34.94
1945 $34.17
1944 $33.40
1943 $32.44
1942 $29.75
1941 $27.07
1940 $26.87
Year Wage
1939 $26.87
1938 $27.64
1937 $26.87
1936 $26.49
1935 $25.72
1934 $25.34
1933 $25.15
1932 $28.03
1931 $30.91
1930 $33.02
1929 $32.82
1928 $33.21
1927 $33.98
1926 $34.36
1925 $33.21
1924 $33.21
1923 $32.44
1922 $33.21
1921 $37.24
1920 $36.28
1919 $31.67
1918 $26.30
1917 $22.27
1916 $19.77
1915 $19.39
1914 $19.20
Nearby Values
Per Hour Per Year
$500 $1,000,000
$501 $1,002,000
$502 $1,004,000
$503 $1,006,000
$504 $1,008,000
$505 $1,010,000
$506 $1,012,000
$507 $1,014,000
$508 $1,016,000
$509 $1,018,000
$510 $1,020,000
$511 $1,022,000
$512 $1,024,000
$513 $1,026,000
$514 $1,028,000
$515 $1,030,000
$516 $1,032,000
$517 $1,034,000
$518 $1,036,000
$519 $1,038,000
$520 $1,040,000
$521 $1,042,000
$522 $1,044,000
$523 $1,046,000
$524 $1,048,000
Per Hour Per Year
$525 $1,050,000
$526 $1,052,000
$527 $1,054,000
$528 $1,056,000
$529 $1,058,000
$530 $1,060,000
$531 $1,062,000
$532 $1,064,000
$533 $1,066,000
$534 $1,068,000
$535 $1,070,000
$536 $1,072,000
$537 $1,074,000
$538 $1,076,000
$539 $1,078,000
$540 $1,080,000
$541 $1,082,000
$542 $1,084,000
$543 $1,086,000
$544 $1,088,000
$545 $1,090,000
$546 $1,092,000
$547 $1,094,000
$548 $1,096,000
$549 $1,098,000
Per Hour Per Year
$550 $1,100,000
$551 $1,102,000
$552 $1,104,000
$553 $1,106,000
$554 $1,108,000
$555 $1,110,000
$556 $1,112,000
$557 $1,114,000
$558 $1,116,000
$559 $1,118,000
$560 $1,120,000
$561 $1,122,000
$562 $1,124,000
$563 $1,126,000
$564 $1,128,000
$565 $1,130,000
$566 $1,132,000
$567 $1,134,000
$568 $1,136,000
$569 $1,138,000
$570 $1,140,000
$571 $1,142,000
$572 $1,144,000
$573 $1,146,000
$574 $1,148,000
Per Hour Per Year
$575 $1,150,000
$576 $1,152,000
$577 $1,154,000
$578 $1,156,000
$579 $1,158,000
$580 $1,160,000
$581 $1,162,000
$582 $1,164,000
$583 $1,166,000
$584 $1,168,000
$585 $1,170,000
$586 $1,172,000
$587 $1,174,000
$588 $1,176,000
$589 $1,178,000
$590 $1,180,000
$591 $1,182,000
$592 $1,184,000
$593 $1,186,000
$594 $1,188,000
$595 $1,190,000
$596 $1,192,000
$597 $1,194,000
$598 $1,196,000
$599 $1,198,000