What is a $27,000 Salary on a Per-Hour Basis?

Yearly Salary
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$27,000 per year =
$13.50 per hour
($540 per week)
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$27,000 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 $27,000 yearly salary is about $13.50 per hour.
Is 27k a year good pay?
No. We estimate that only 25% of workers in the United States earn less than $27,000 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
$27,000 / yr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Salary
2020 $26,637
2019 $26,042
2018 $25,554
2017 $25,026
2016 $24,518
2015 $24,340
2014 $24,157
2013 $23,800
2012 $23,393
2011 $22,719
2010 $22,385
2009 $21,792
2008 $21,772
2007 $20,918
2006 $20,400
2005 $19,726
2004 $19,104
2003 $18,752
2002 $18,316
2001 $18,036
2000 $17,446
1999 $16,989
1998 $16,720
1997 $16,440
1996 $15,911
1995 $15,517
1994 $15,113
Year Salary
1993 $14,709
1992 $14,294
1991 $13,869
1990 $13,071
1989 $12,491
1988 $11,962
1987 $11,454
1986 $11,330
1985 $10,915
1984 $10,500
1983 $10,117
1982 $9,744
1981 $8,946
1980 $7,951
1979 $7,018
1978 $6,437
1977 $6,033
1976 $5,753
1975 $5,380
1974 $4,789
1973 $4,405
1972 $4,260
1971 $4,126
1970 $3,908
1969 $3,680
1968 $3,514
1967 $3,410
Year Salary
1966 $3,296
1965 $3,234
1964 $3,203
1963 $3,151
1962 $3,110
1961 $3,089
1960 $3,048
1959 $2,996
1958 $2,944
1957 $2,861
1956 $2,778
1955 $2,768
1954 $2,788
1953 $2,768
1952 $2,747
1951 $2,591
1950 $2,446
1949 $2,498
1948 $2,426
1947 $2,229
1946 $1,887
1945 $1,845
1944 $1,804
1943 $1,752
1942 $1,607
1941 $1,462
1940 $1,451
Year Salary
1939 $1,451
1938 $1,493
1937 $1,451
1936 $1,430
1935 $1,389
1934 $1,368
1933 $1,358
1932 $1,513
1931 $1,669
1930 $1,783
1929 $1,773
1928 $1,793
1927 $1,835
1926 $1,855
1925 $1,793
1924 $1,793
1923 $1,752
1922 $1,793
1921 $2,011
1920 $1,959
1919 $1,710
1918 $1,420
1917 $1,202
1916 $1,068
1915 $1,047
1914 $1,037
Nearby Values
Per Year Per Hour
27,000 $13.50
27,005 $13.50
27,010 $13.51
27,015 $13.51
27,020 $13.51
27,025 $13.51
27,030 $13.52
27,035 $13.52
27,040 $13.52
27,045 $13.52
27,050 $13.53
27,055 $13.53
27,060 $13.53
27,065 $13.53
27,070 $13.54
27,075 $13.54
27,080 $13.54
27,085 $13.54
27,090 $13.55
27,095 $13.55
27,100 $13.55
27,105 $13.55
27,110 $13.56
27,115 $13.56
27,120 $13.56
Per Year Per Hour
27,125 $13.56
27,130 $13.57
27,135 $13.57
27,140 $13.57
27,145 $13.57
27,150 $13.58
27,155 $13.58
27,160 $13.58
27,165 $13.58
27,170 $13.59
27,175 $13.59
27,180 $13.59
27,185 $13.59
27,190 $13.60
27,195 $13.60
27,200 $13.60
27,205 $13.60
27,210 $13.61
27,215 $13.61
27,220 $13.61
27,225 $13.61
27,230 $13.62
27,235 $13.62
27,240 $13.62
27,245 $13.62
Per Year Per Hour
27,250 $13.63
27,255 $13.63
27,260 $13.63
27,265 $13.63
27,270 $13.64
27,275 $13.64
27,280 $13.64
27,285 $13.64
27,290 $13.65
27,295 $13.65
27,300 $13.65
27,305 $13.65
27,310 $13.66
27,315 $13.66
27,320 $13.66
27,325 $13.66
27,330 $13.67
27,335 $13.67
27,340 $13.67
27,345 $13.67
27,350 $13.68
27,355 $13.68
27,360 $13.68
27,365 $13.68
27,370 $13.69
Per Year Per Hour
27,375 $13.69
27,380 $13.69
27,385 $13.69
27,390 $13.70
27,395 $13.70
27,400 $13.70
27,405 $13.70
27,410 $13.71
27,415 $13.71
27,420 $13.71
27,425 $13.71
27,430 $13.72
27,435 $13.72
27,440 $13.72
27,445 $13.72
27,450 $13.73
27,455 $13.73
27,460 $13.73
27,465 $13.73
27,470 $13.74
27,475 $13.74
27,480 $13.74
27,485 $13.74
27,490 $13.75
27,495 $13.75