What Salary Equals $79/Hour?

If you make $79 an hour, how much do you make per year?
Hourly Wage
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
If you work 40 hours a week, 50 weeks a year:
$79 per hour =
$158,000 per year
($3,160 per week)
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79 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 $79 hourly wage is about $158,000 per year, or $13,167 a month.
Is $79 an hour good pay?
Yes. Any wage above $53.03/hour puts you in the top 10% of U.S. workers.
Median Hourly Wage by Profession - United States
May 2022 data. Source
Profession Wage
Doctors (General Practice) $103.11
Dentists $76.70
Lawyers $65.26
Pharmacists $63.82
Air Traffic Controllers $63.58
Physician Assistants $60.58
Software Developers $54.90
Actuaries $54.80
Mathematicians $53.90
Veterinarians $49.64
Civil Engineers $43.24
Psychologists $41.02
Registered Nurses $39.05
Accountants $37.50
Police Officers $31.64
Flight Attendants $30.65
High School Teachers $29.98
Electricians $28.96
Plumbers $28.89
Insurance Agents $27.82
Head Chefs $27.17
Clergy $26.71
Mail Carriers $26.08
Profession Wage
Real Estate Agents $25.01
Firefighters $24.85
Undertakers $24.79
Carpenters $24.71
Librarians $24.63
Bus Drivers $24.47
Prison Guards $23.85
Machinists $23.32
All Occupations $22.26
Secretaries $21.19
Models $20.74
Construction Laborers $19.59
Photographers $19.31
Preschool Teachers $17.79
Bank Tellers $17.49
Butchers $17.25
Security Guards $16.71
Barbers and Hairdressers $16.06
Cooks $14.86
Taxi Drivers $14.75
Nannies $13.71
Cashiers $13.58
Fast Food Workers $13.43
Median Hourly Wage by U.S. State
May 2022 data. Source
State Rank Wage
Alabama 47 $18.50
Alaska 4 $25.00
Arizona 25 $21.77
Arkansas 49 $17.92
California 9 $23.91
Colorado 8 $24.16
Connecticut 5 $24.90
Delaware 19 $22.67
Florida 37 $19.62
Georgia 31 $20.62
Hawaii 12 $23.35
Idaho 40 $19.26
Illinois 16 $22.83
Indiana 34 $20.24
Iowa 28 $21.32
Kansas 35 $20.13
Kentucky 39 $19.32
Louisiana 45 $18.74
Maine 24 $21.84
Maryland 6 $24.72
Massachusetts 1 $28.10
Michigan 22 $21.88
Minnesota 11 $23.44
Mississippi 50 $17.36
Missouri 32 $20.34
State Rank Wage
Montana 33 $20.29
Nebraska 29 $21.20
Nevada 38 $19.62
New Hampshire 14 $23.04
New Jersey 7 $24.56
New Mexico 42 $19.19
New York 3 $25.23
North Carolina 36 $20.10
North Dakota 17 $22.79
Ohio 26 $21.52
Oklahoma 44 $18.80
Oregon 15 $22.97
Pennsylvania 20 $22.02
Rhode Island 10 $23.73
South Carolina 46 $18.69
South Dakota 43 $19.17
Tennessee 41 $19.20
Texas 30 $20.90
Utah 27 $21.38
Vermont 18 $22.75
Virginia 13 $23.22
Washington 2 $27.08
West Virginia 48 $18.16
Wisconsin 21 $21.95
Wyoming 23 $21.85
$79.00 / hr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Wage
2022 $74.21
2021 $69.33
2020 $68.40
2019 $66.87
2018 $65.62
2017 $64.26
2016 $62.96
2015 $62.50
2014 $62.03
2013 $61.11
2012 $60.07
2011 $58.34
2010 $57.48
2009 $55.96
2008 $55.91
2007 $53.71
2006 $52.38
2005 $50.65
2004 $49.06
2003 $48.15
2002 $47.03
2001 $46.31
2000 $44.80
1999 $43.63
1998 $42.93
1997 $42.22
1996 $40.86
1995 $39.85
1994 $38.81
1993 $37.77
1992 $36.71
1991 $35.61
1990 $33.56
1989 $32.07
1988 $30.72
1987 $29.41
1986 $29.09
Year Wage
1985 $28.03
1984 $26.96
1983 $25.98
1982 $25.02
1981 $22.97
1980 $20.42
1979 $18.02
1978 $16.53
1977 $15.49
1976 $14.77
1975 $13.81
1974 $12.30
1973 $11.31
1972 $10.94
1971 $10.59
1970 $10.03
1969 $9.45
1968 $9.02
1967 $8.76
1966 $8.46
1965 $8.30
1964 $8.22
1963 $8.09
1962 $7.99
1961 $7.93
1960 $7.83
1959 $7.69
1958 $7.56
1957 $7.35
1956 $7.13
1955 $7.11
1954 $7.16
1953 $7.11
1952 $7.05
1951 $6.65
1950 $6.28
1949 $6.41
Year Wage
1948 $6.23
1947 $5.72
1946 $4.84
1945 $4.74
1944 $4.63
1943 $4.50
1942 $4.13
1941 $3.75
1940 $3.73
1939 $3.73
1938 $3.83
1937 $3.73
1936 $3.67
1935 $3.57
1934 $3.51
1933 $3.49
1932 $3.89
1931 $4.29
1930 $4.58
1929 $4.55
1928 $4.60
1927 $4.71
1926 $4.76
1925 $4.60
1924 $4.60
1923 $4.50
1922 $4.60
1921 $5.16
1920 $5.03
1919 $4.39
1918 $3.65
1917 $3.09
1916 $2.74
1915 $2.69
1914 $2.66
Nearby Values
Per Hour Per Year
$79.00 $158,000
$79.01 $158,020
$79.02 $158,040
$79.03 $158,060
$79.04 $158,080
$79.05 $158,100
$79.06 $158,120
$79.07 $158,140
$79.08 $158,160
$79.09 $158,180
$79.10 $158,200
$79.11 $158,220
$79.12 $158,240
$79.13 $158,260
$79.14 $158,280
$79.15 $158,300
$79.16 $158,320
$79.17 $158,340
$79.18 $158,360
$79.19 $158,380
$79.20 $158,400
$79.21 $158,420
$79.22 $158,440
$79.23 $158,460
$79.24 $158,480
$79.25 $158,500
$79.26 $158,520
$79.27 $158,540
$79.28 $158,560
$79.29 $158,580
$79.30 $158,600
$79.31 $158,620
$79.32 $158,640
$79.33 $158,660
Per Hour Per Year
$79.34 $158,680
$79.35 $158,700
$79.36 $158,720
$79.37 $158,740
$79.38 $158,760
$79.39 $158,780
$79.40 $158,800
$79.41 $158,820
$79.42 $158,840
$79.43 $158,860
$79.44 $158,880
$79.45 $158,900
$79.46 $158,920
$79.47 $158,940
$79.48 $158,960
$79.49 $158,980
$79.50 $159,000
$79.51 $159,020
$79.52 $159,040
$79.53 $159,060
$79.54 $159,080
$79.55 $159,100
$79.56 $159,120
$79.57 $159,140
$79.58 $159,160
$79.59 $159,180
$79.60 $159,200
$79.61 $159,220
$79.62 $159,240
$79.63 $159,260
$79.64 $159,280
$79.65 $159,300
$79.66 $159,320
$79.67 $159,340
Per Hour Per Year
$79.68 $159,360
$79.69 $159,380
$79.70 $159,400
$79.71 $159,420
$79.72 $159,440
$79.73 $159,460
$79.74 $159,480
$79.75 $159,500
$79.76 $159,520
$79.77 $159,540
$79.78 $159,560
$79.79 $159,580
$79.80 $159,600
$79.81 $159,620
$79.82 $159,640
$79.83 $159,660
$79.84 $159,680
$79.85 $159,700
$79.86 $159,720
$79.87 $159,740
$79.88 $159,760
$79.89 $159,780
$79.90 $159,800
$79.91 $159,820
$79.92 $159,840
$79.93 $159,860
$79.94 $159,880
$79.95 $159,900
$79.96 $159,920
$79.97 $159,940
$79.98 $159,960
$79.99 $159,980