What Salary Equals $9/Hour?

If you make $9 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:
$9 per hour =
$18,000 per year
($360 per week)
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9 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 $9 hourly wage is about $18,000 per year, or $1,500 a month.
Is $9 an hour good pay?
No. $9/hour is in the bottom 10% of wages in the United States.
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
$9.00 / hr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Wage
2022 $8.45
2021 $7.90
2020 $7.79
2019 $7.62
2018 $7.48
2017 $7.32
2016 $7.17
2015 $7.12
2014 $7.07
2013 $6.96
2012 $6.84
2011 $6.65
2010 $6.55
2009 $6.37
2008 $6.37
2007 $6.12
2006 $5.97
2005 $5.77
2004 $5.59
2003 $5.49
2002 $5.36
2001 $5.28
2000 $5.10
1999 $4.97
1998 $4.89
1997 $4.81
1996 $4.65
1995 $4.54
1994 $4.42
1993 $4.30
1992 $4.18
1991 $4.06
1990 $3.82
1989 $3.65
1988 $3.50
1987 $3.35
1986 $3.31
Year Wage
1985 $3.19
1984 $3.07
1983 $2.96
1982 $2.85
1981 $2.62
1980 $2.33
1979 $2.05
1978 $1.88
1977 $1.76
1976 $1.68
1975 $1.57
1974 $1.40
1973 $1.29
1972 $1.25
1971 $1.21
1970 $1.14
1969 $1.08
1968 $1.03
1967 $1.00
1966 $0.96
1965 $0.95
1964 $0.94
1963 $0.92
1962 $0.91
1961 $0.90
1960 $0.89
1959 $0.88
1958 $0.86
1957 $0.84
1956 $0.81
1955 $0.81
1954 $0.82
1953 $0.81
1952 $0.80
1951 $0.76
1950 $0.72
1949 $0.73
Year Wage
1948 $0.71
1947 $0.65
1946 $0.55
1945 $0.54
1944 $0.53
1943 $0.51
1942 $0.47
1941 $0.43
1940 $0.42
1939 $0.42
1938 $0.44
1937 $0.42
1936 $0.42
1935 $0.41
1934 $0.40
1933 $0.40
1932 $0.44
1931 $0.49
1930 $0.52
1929 $0.52
1928 $0.52
1927 $0.54
1926 $0.54
1925 $0.52
1924 $0.52
1923 $0.51
1922 $0.52
1921 $0.59
1920 $0.57
1919 $0.50
1918 $0.42
1917 $0.35
1916 $0.31
1915 $0.31
1914 $0.30
Nearby Values
Per Hour Per Year
$9.00 $18,000
$9.01 $18,020
$9.02 $18,040
$9.03 $18,060
$9.04 $18,080
$9.05 $18,100
$9.06 $18,120
$9.07 $18,140
$9.08 $18,160
$9.09 $18,180
$9.10 $18,200
$9.11 $18,220
$9.12 $18,240
$9.13 $18,260
$9.14 $18,280
$9.15 $18,300
$9.16 $18,320
$9.17 $18,340
$9.18 $18,360
$9.19 $18,380
$9.20 $18,400
$9.21 $18,420
$9.22 $18,440
$9.23 $18,460
$9.24 $18,480
$9.25 $18,500
$9.26 $18,520
$9.27 $18,540
$9.28 $18,560
$9.29 $18,580
$9.30 $18,600
$9.31 $18,620
$9.32 $18,640
$9.33 $18,660
Per Hour Per Year
$9.34 $18,680
$9.35 $18,700
$9.36 $18,720
$9.37 $18,740
$9.38 $18,760
$9.39 $18,780
$9.40 $18,800
$9.41 $18,820
$9.42 $18,840
$9.43 $18,860
$9.44 $18,880
$9.45 $18,900
$9.46 $18,920
$9.47 $18,940
$9.48 $18,960
$9.49 $18,980
$9.50 $19,000
$9.51 $19,020
$9.52 $19,040
$9.53 $19,060
$9.54 $19,080
$9.55 $19,100
$9.56 $19,120
$9.57 $19,140
$9.58 $19,160
$9.59 $19,180
$9.60 $19,200
$9.61 $19,220
$9.62 $19,240
$9.63 $19,260
$9.64 $19,280
$9.65 $19,300
$9.66 $19,320
$9.67 $19,340
Per Hour Per Year
$9.68 $19,360
$9.69 $19,380
$9.70 $19,400
$9.71 $19,420
$9.72 $19,440
$9.73 $19,460
$9.74 $19,480
$9.75 $19,500
$9.76 $19,520
$9.77 $19,540
$9.78 $19,560
$9.79 $19,580
$9.80 $19,600
$9.81 $19,620
$9.82 $19,640
$9.83 $19,660
$9.84 $19,680
$9.85 $19,700
$9.86 $19,720
$9.87 $19,740
$9.88 $19,760
$9.89 $19,780
$9.90 $19,800
$9.91 $19,820
$9.92 $19,840
$9.93 $19,860
$9.94 $19,880
$9.95 $19,900
$9.96 $19,920
$9.97 $19,940
$9.98 $19,960
$9.99 $19,980