What Salary Equals $55/Hour?

Hourly Wage
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$55 per hour =
$110,000 per year
($2,200 per week)
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55 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 $55 hourly wage is about $110,000 per year, or $9,167 a month.
Is $55 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
$55 / hr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Wage
2020 $54.26
2019 $53.05
2018 $52.05
2017 $50.98
2016 $49.94
2015 $49.58
2014 $49.21
2013 $48.48
2012 $47.65
2011 $46.28
2010 $45.60
2009 $44.39
2008 $44.35
2007 $42.61
2006 $41.56
2005 $40.18
2004 $38.92
2003 $38.20
2002 $37.31
2001 $36.74
2000 $35.54
1999 $34.61
1998 $34.06
1997 $33.49
1996 $32.41
1995 $31.61
1994 $30.79
Year Wage
1993 $29.96
1992 $29.12
1991 $28.25
1990 $26.63
1989 $25.44
1988 $24.37
1987 $23.33
1986 $23.08
1985 $22.23
1984 $21.39
1983 $20.61
1982 $19.85
1981 $18.22
1980 $16.20
1979 $14.30
1978 $13.11
1977 $12.29
1976 $11.72
1975 $10.96
1974 $9.76
1973 $8.97
1972 $8.68
1971 $8.40
1970 $7.96
1969 $7.50
1968 $7.16
1967 $6.95
Year Wage
1966 $6.71
1965 $6.59
1964 $6.52
1963 $6.42
1962 $6.33
1961 $6.29
1960 $6.21
1959 $6.10
1958 $6.00
1957 $5.83
1956 $5.66
1955 $5.64
1954 $5.68
1953 $5.64
1952 $5.60
1951 $5.28
1950 $4.98
1949 $5.09
1948 $4.94
1947 $4.54
1946 $3.84
1945 $3.76
1944 $3.67
1943 $3.57
1942 $3.27
1941 $2.98
1940 $2.96
Year Wage
1939 $2.96
1938 $3.04
1937 $2.96
1936 $2.91
1935 $2.83
1934 $2.79
1933 $2.77
1932 $3.08
1931 $3.40
1930 $3.63
1929 $3.61
1928 $3.65
1927 $3.74
1926 $3.78
1925 $3.65
1924 $3.65
1923 $3.57
1922 $3.65
1921 $4.10
1920 $3.99
1919 $3.48
1918 $2.89
1917 $2.45
1916 $2.17
1915 $2.13
1914 $2.11
Nearby Values
Per Hour Per Year
$55.00 $110,000
$55.01 $110,020
$55.02 $110,040
$55.03 $110,060
$55.04 $110,080
$55.05 $110,100
$55.06 $110,120
$55.07 $110,140
$55.08 $110,160
$55.09 $110,180
$55.10 $110,200
$55.11 $110,220
$55.12 $110,240
$55.13 $110,260
$55.14 $110,280
$55.15 $110,300
$55.16 $110,320
$55.17 $110,340
$55.18 $110,360
$55.19 $110,380
$55.20 $110,400
$55.21 $110,420
$55.22 $110,440
$55.23 $110,460
$55.24 $110,480
Per Hour Per Year
$55.25 $110,500
$55.26 $110,520
$55.27 $110,540
$55.28 $110,560
$55.29 $110,580
$55.30 $110,600
$55.31 $110,620
$55.32 $110,640
$55.33 $110,660
$55.34 $110,680
$55.35 $110,700
$55.36 $110,720
$55.37 $110,740
$55.38 $110,760
$55.39 $110,780
$55.40 $110,800
$55.41 $110,820
$55.42 $110,840
$55.43 $110,860
$55.44 $110,880
$55.45 $110,900
$55.46 $110,920
$55.47 $110,940
$55.48 $110,960
$55.49 $110,980
Per Hour Per Year
$55.50 $111,000
$55.51 $111,020
$55.52 $111,040
$55.53 $111,060
$55.54 $111,080
$55.55 $111,100
$55.56 $111,120
$55.57 $111,140
$55.58 $111,160
$55.59 $111,180
$55.60 $111,200
$55.61 $111,220
$55.62 $111,240
$55.63 $111,260
$55.64 $111,280
$55.65 $111,300
$55.66 $111,320
$55.67 $111,340
$55.68 $111,360
$55.69 $111,380
$55.70 $111,400
$55.71 $111,420
$55.72 $111,440
$55.73 $111,460
$55.74 $111,480
Per Hour Per Year
$55.75 $111,500
$55.76 $111,520
$55.77 $111,540
$55.78 $111,560
$55.79 $111,580
$55.80 $111,600
$55.81 $111,620
$55.82 $111,640
$55.83 $111,660
$55.84 $111,680
$55.85 $111,700
$55.86 $111,720
$55.87 $111,740
$55.88 $111,760
$55.89 $111,780
$55.90 $111,800
$55.91 $111,820
$55.92 $111,840
$55.93 $111,860
$55.94 $111,880
$55.95 $111,900
$55.96 $111,920
$55.97 $111,940
$55.98 $111,960
$55.99 $111,980