What is a $26,000 Salary on a Per-Hour Basis?

Yearly Salary
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$26,000 per year =
$13 per hour
($520 per week)
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$26,000 a year is what per hour?
It depends on how many hours you work, but assuming a 40 hour work week, and working 50 weeks a year, then a $26,000 yearly salary is about $13.00 per hour.
Is 26k a year good pay?
No. We estimate that only 23% of workers in the United States earn less than $26,000 a year.
Median Yearly Salary by Profession - United States
May 2019 data. Source
Profession Salary
Doctors (General Practice) $201,590
Dentists $155,600
Pharmacists $128,090
Air Traffic Controllers $122,990
Lawyers $122,960
Physician Assistants $112,260
Actuaries $108,350
Mathematicians $105,030
Veterinarians $95,460
Civil Engineers $87,060
Computer Programmers $86,550
Psychologists $78,200
Registered Nurses $73,300
Accountants $71,550
Police Officers $63,150
Profession Salary
High School Teachers $61,660
Librarians $61,530
Flight Attendants $56,230
Electricians $56,180
Clergy $55,190
Plumbers $55,160
Undertakers $54,150
All Occupations $53,490
Head Chefs $51,530
Mail Carriers $51,310
Insurance Agents $50,940
Firefighters $50,850
Real Estate Agents $48,930
Carpenters $48,330
Bus Drivers $45,830
Profession Salary
Prison Guards $45,180
Machinists $44,420
Secretaries $37,690
Construction Laborers $36,860
Photographers $36,280
Butchers $32,500
Bank Tellers $31,230
Preschool Teachers $30,520
Barbers $30,150
Security Guards $29,680
Models $28,350
Cooks $27,790
Nannies $24,230
Cashiers $23,650
Median Yearly Salary by U.S. State
May 2019 data. Source
State Rank Salary
Alabama 44 $34,800
Alaska 2 $48,540
Arizona 25 $38,410
Arkansas 49 $32,940
California 10 $44,180
Colorado 9 $44,250
Connecticut 3 $48,530
Delaware 20 $40,900
Florida 39 $35,850
Georgia 34 $36,930
Hawaii 8 $44,400
Idaho 43 $35,360
Illinois 18 $41,060
Indiana 33 $36,960
Iowa 28 $38,280
Kansas 32 $37,010
Kentucky 41 $35,540
State Rank Salary
Louisiana 47 $34,650
Maine 27 $38,370
Maryland 6 $45,970
Massachusetts 1 $50,200
Michigan 23 $38,680
Minnesota 12 $44,110
Mississippi 50 $31,210
Missouri 31 $37,180
Montana 36 $36,420
Nebraska 26 $38,390
Nevada 37 $36,410
New Hampshire 16 $41,490
New Jersey 7 $45,000
New Mexico 42 $35,420
New York 5 $46,680
North Carolina 35 $36,910
North Dakota 13 $42,510
State Rank Salary
Ohio 24 $38,560
Oklahoma 40 $35,730
Oregon 17 $41,250
Pennsylvania 21 $39,490
Rhode Island 11 $44,170
South Carolina 46 $34,690
South Dakota 45 $34,750
Tennessee 38 $35,910
Texas 29 $38,010
Utah 30 $37,910
Vermont 19 $40,920
Virginia 14 $42,220
Washington 4 $48,140
West Virginia 48 $33,920
Wisconsin 22 $39,090
Wyoming 15 $41,650
$26,000 / yr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Salary
2020 $25,651
2019 $25,078
2018 $24,608
2017 $24,099
2016 $23,609
2015 $23,438
2014 $23,262
2013 $22,918
2012 $22,526
2011 $21,878
2010 $21,556
2009 $20,985
2008 $20,965
2007 $20,143
2006 $19,644
2005 $18,995
2004 $18,396
2003 $18,057
2002 $17,638
2001 $17,368
2000 $16,799
1999 $16,360
1998 $16,101
1997 $15,831
1996 $15,322
1995 $14,943
1994 $14,553
Year Salary
1993 $14,164
1992 $13,765
1991 $13,356
1990 $12,587
1989 $12,028
1988 $11,519
1987 $11,030
1986 $10,910
1985 $10,511
1984 $10,112
1983 $9,742
1982 $9,383
1981 $8,614
1980 $7,656
1979 $6,758
1978 $6,199
1977 $5,809
1976 $5,540
1975 $5,181
1974 $4,612
1973 $4,242
1972 $4,103
1971 $3,973
1970 $3,763
1969 $3,544
1968 $3,384
1967 $3,284
Year Salary
1966 $3,174
1965 $3,114
1964 $3,084
1963 $3,034
1962 $2,995
1961 $2,975
1960 $2,935
1959 $2,885
1958 $2,835
1957 $2,755
1956 $2,675
1955 $2,665
1954 $2,685
1953 $2,665
1952 $2,645
1951 $2,495
1950 $2,356
1949 $2,406
1948 $2,336
1947 $2,146
1946 $1,817
1945 $1,777
1944 $1,737
1943 $1,687
1942 $1,547
1941 $1,407
1940 $1,397
Year Salary
1939 $1,397
1938 $1,437
1937 $1,397
1936 $1,377
1935 $1,338
1934 $1,318
1933 $1,308
1932 $1,457
1931 $1,607
1930 $1,717
1929 $1,707
1928 $1,727
1927 $1,767
1926 $1,787
1925 $1,727
1924 $1,727
1923 $1,687
1922 $1,727
1921 $1,936
1920 $1,887
1919 $1,647
1918 $1,368
1917 $1,158
1916 $1,028
1915 $1,008
1914 $998
Nearby Values
Per Year Per Hour
26,000 $13.00
26,005 $13.00
26,010 $13.01
26,015 $13.01
26,020 $13.01
26,025 $13.01
26,030 $13.02
26,035 $13.02
26,040 $13.02
26,045 $13.02
26,050 $13.03
26,055 $13.03
26,060 $13.03
26,065 $13.03
26,070 $13.04
26,075 $13.04
26,080 $13.04
26,085 $13.04
26,090 $13.05
26,095 $13.05
26,100 $13.05
26,105 $13.05
26,110 $13.06
26,115 $13.06
26,120 $13.06
Per Year Per Hour
26,125 $13.06
26,130 $13.07
26,135 $13.07
26,140 $13.07
26,145 $13.07
26,150 $13.08
26,155 $13.08
26,160 $13.08
26,165 $13.08
26,170 $13.09
26,175 $13.09
26,180 $13.09
26,185 $13.09
26,190 $13.10
26,195 $13.10
26,200 $13.10
26,205 $13.10
26,210 $13.11
26,215 $13.11
26,220 $13.11
26,225 $13.11
26,230 $13.12
26,235 $13.12
26,240 $13.12
26,245 $13.12
Per Year Per Hour
26,250 $13.13
26,255 $13.13
26,260 $13.13
26,265 $13.13
26,270 $13.14
26,275 $13.14
26,280 $13.14
26,285 $13.14
26,290 $13.15
26,295 $13.15
26,300 $13.15
26,305 $13.15
26,310 $13.16
26,315 $13.16
26,320 $13.16
26,325 $13.16
26,330 $13.17
26,335 $13.17
26,340 $13.17
26,345 $13.17
26,350 $13.18
26,355 $13.18
26,360 $13.18
26,365 $13.18
26,370 $13.19
Per Year Per Hour
26,375 $13.19
26,380 $13.19
26,385 $13.19
26,390 $13.20
26,395 $13.20
26,400 $13.20
26,405 $13.20
26,410 $13.21
26,415 $13.21
26,420 $13.21
26,425 $13.21
26,430 $13.22
26,435 $13.22
26,440 $13.22
26,445 $13.22
26,450 $13.23
26,455 $13.23
26,460 $13.23
26,465 $13.23
26,470 $13.24
26,475 $13.24
26,480 $13.24
26,485 $13.24
26,490 $13.25
26,495 $13.25