What Salary Equals $6/Hour?

Hourly Wage
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$6 per hour =
$12,000 per year
($240 per week)
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6 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 $6 hourly wage is about $12,000 per year, or $1,000 a month.
Is $6 an hour good pay?
No. $6/hour is in the bottom 10% of wages 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
$6 / hr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Wage
2020 $5.92
2019 $5.79
2018 $5.68
2017 $5.56
2016 $5.45
2015 $5.41
2014 $5.37
2013 $5.29
2012 $5.20
2011 $5.05
2010 $4.97
2009 $4.84
2008 $4.84
2007 $4.65
2006 $4.53
2005 $4.38
2004 $4.25
2003 $4.17
2002 $4.07
2001 $4.01
2000 $3.88
1999 $3.78
1998 $3.72
1997 $3.65
1996 $3.54
1995 $3.45
1994 $3.36
Year Wage
1993 $3.27
1992 $3.18
1991 $3.08
1990 $2.90
1989 $2.78
1988 $2.66
1987 $2.55
1986 $2.52
1985 $2.43
1984 $2.33
1983 $2.25
1982 $2.17
1981 $1.99
1980 $1.77
1979 $1.56
1978 $1.43
1977 $1.34
1976 $1.28
1975 $1.20
1974 $1.06
1973 $0.98
1972 $0.95
1971 $0.92
1970 $0.87
1969 $0.82
1968 $0.78
1967 $0.76
Year Wage
1966 $0.73
1965 $0.72
1964 $0.71
1963 $0.70
1962 $0.69
1961 $0.69
1960 $0.68
1959 $0.67
1958 $0.65
1957 $0.64
1956 $0.62
1955 $0.62
1954 $0.62
1953 $0.62
1952 $0.61
1951 $0.58
1950 $0.54
1949 $0.56
1948 $0.54
1947 $0.50
1946 $0.42
1945 $0.41
1944 $0.40
1943 $0.39
1942 $0.36
1941 $0.32
1940 $0.32
Year Wage
1939 $0.32
1938 $0.33
1937 $0.32
1936 $0.32
1935 $0.31
1934 $0.30
1933 $0.30
1932 $0.34
1931 $0.37
1930 $0.40
1929 $0.39
1928 $0.40
1927 $0.41
1926 $0.41
1925 $0.40
1924 $0.40
1923 $0.39
1922 $0.40
1921 $0.45
1920 $0.44
1919 $0.38
1918 $0.32
1917 $0.27
1916 $0.24
1915 $0.23
1914 $0.23
Nearby Values
Per Hour Per Year
$6.00 $12,000
$6.01 $12,020
$6.02 $12,040
$6.03 $12,060
$6.04 $12,080
$6.05 $12,100
$6.06 $12,120
$6.07 $12,140
$6.08 $12,160
$6.09 $12,180
$6.10 $12,200
$6.11 $12,220
$6.12 $12,240
$6.13 $12,260
$6.14 $12,280
$6.15 $12,300
$6.16 $12,320
$6.17 $12,340
$6.18 $12,360
$6.19 $12,380
$6.20 $12,400
$6.21 $12,420
$6.22 $12,440
$6.23 $12,460
$6.24 $12,480
Per Hour Per Year
$6.25 $12,500
$6.26 $12,520
$6.27 $12,540
$6.28 $12,560
$6.29 $12,580
$6.30 $12,600
$6.31 $12,620
$6.32 $12,640
$6.33 $12,660
$6.34 $12,680
$6.35 $12,700
$6.36 $12,720
$6.37 $12,740
$6.38 $12,760
$6.39 $12,780
$6.40 $12,800
$6.41 $12,820
$6.42 $12,840
$6.43 $12,860
$6.44 $12,880
$6.45 $12,900
$6.46 $12,920
$6.47 $12,940
$6.48 $12,960
$6.49 $12,980
Per Hour Per Year
$6.50 $13,000
$6.51 $13,020
$6.52 $13,040
$6.53 $13,060
$6.54 $13,080
$6.55 $13,100
$6.56 $13,120
$6.57 $13,140
$6.58 $13,160
$6.59 $13,180
$6.60 $13,200
$6.61 $13,220
$6.62 $13,240
$6.63 $13,260
$6.64 $13,280
$6.65 $13,300
$6.66 $13,320
$6.67 $13,340
$6.68 $13,360
$6.69 $13,380
$6.70 $13,400
$6.71 $13,420
$6.72 $13,440
$6.73 $13,460
$6.74 $13,480
Per Hour Per Year
$6.75 $13,500
$6.76 $13,520
$6.77 $13,540
$6.78 $13,560
$6.79 $13,580
$6.80 $13,600
$6.81 $13,620
$6.82 $13,640
$6.83 $13,660
$6.84 $13,680
$6.85 $13,700
$6.86 $13,720
$6.87 $13,740
$6.88 $13,760
$6.89 $13,780
$6.90 $13,800
$6.91 $13,820
$6.92 $13,840
$6.93 $13,860
$6.94 $13,880
$6.95 $13,900
$6.96 $13,920
$6.97 $13,940
$6.98 $13,960
$6.99 $13,980