What Salary Equals $9/Hour?

Hourly Wage
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per 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 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
$9 / hr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Wage
2020 $8.88
2019 $8.68
2018 $8.52
2017 $8.34
2016 $8.17
2015 $8.11
2014 $8.05
2013 $7.93
2012 $7.80
2011 $7.57
2010 $7.46
2009 $7.26
2008 $7.26
2007 $6.97
2006 $6.80
2005 $6.58
2004 $6.37
2003 $6.25
2002 $6.11
2001 $6.01
2000 $5.82
1999 $5.66
1998 $5.57
1997 $5.48
1996 $5.30
1995 $5.17
1994 $5.04
Year Wage
1993 $4.90
1992 $4.76
1991 $4.62
1990 $4.36
1989 $4.16
1988 $3.99
1987 $3.82
1986 $3.78
1985 $3.64
1984 $3.50
1983 $3.37
1982 $3.25
1981 $2.98
1980 $2.65
1979 $2.34
1978 $2.15
1977 $2.01
1976 $1.92
1975 $1.79
1974 $1.60
1973 $1.47
1972 $1.42
1971 $1.38
1970 $1.30
1969 $1.23
1968 $1.17
1967 $1.14
Year Wage
1966 $1.10
1965 $1.08
1964 $1.07
1963 $1.05
1962 $1.04
1961 $1.03
1960 $1.02
1959 $1.00
1958 $0.98
1957 $0.95
1956 $0.93
1955 $0.92
1954 $0.93
1953 $0.92
1952 $0.92
1951 $0.86
1950 $0.82
1949 $0.83
1948 $0.81
1947 $0.74
1946 $0.63
1945 $0.62
1944 $0.60
1943 $0.58
1942 $0.54
1941 $0.49
1940 $0.48
Year Wage
1939 $0.48
1938 $0.50
1937 $0.48
1936 $0.48
1935 $0.46
1934 $0.46
1933 $0.45
1932 $0.50
1931 $0.56
1930 $0.59
1929 $0.59
1928 $0.60
1927 $0.61
1926 $0.62
1925 $0.60
1924 $0.60
1923 $0.58
1922 $0.60
1921 $0.67
1920 $0.65
1919 $0.57
1918 $0.47
1917 $0.40
1916 $0.36
1915 $0.35
1914 $0.35
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
Per Hour Per Year
$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
$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
Per Hour Per Year
$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
$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
Per Hour Per Year
$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