# What is a \$40,975 Salary on a Per-Hour Basis?

What is your hourly wage if you earn \$40,975 per year?
Yearly Salary
\$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
If you work 40 hours a week, 50 weeks a year:
\$40,975 per year =
\$20.49 per hour
(\$819.50 per week)
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\$40,975 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 \$40,975 yearly salary is about \$20.49 per hour.
Is 40,975 a year good pay?
It's a little below average. We estimate that only 41% of workers in the United States earn less than \$40,975/year.
Median Yearly Salary by Profession - United States
May 2022 data. Source
Profession Salary
Doctors (General Practice) \$214,460
Dentists \$159,530
Lawyers \$135,740
Pharmacists \$132,750
Air Traffic Controllers \$132,250
Physician Assistants \$126,010
Software Developers \$114,190
Actuaries \$113,990
Mathematicians \$112,110
Veterinarians \$103,260
Civil Engineers \$89,940
Psychologists \$85,330
Registered Nurses \$81,220
Accountants \$78,000
Police Officers \$65,810
Flight Attendants \$63,760
High School Teachers \$62,360
Electricians \$60,240
Plumbers \$60,090
Insurance Agents \$57,860
Head Chefs \$56,520
Clergy \$55,550
Mail Carriers \$54,250
Profession Salary
Real Estate Agents \$52,030
Firefighters \$51,680
Undertakers \$51,570
Carpenters \$51,390
Librarians \$51,220
Bus Drivers \$50,890
Prison Guards \$49,610
Machinists \$48,510
All Occupations \$46,310
Secretaries \$44,080
Models \$43,130
Construction Laborers \$40,750
Photographers \$40,170
Preschool Teachers \$37,000
Bank Tellers \$36,380
Butchers \$35,870
Security Guards \$34,750
Barbers and Hairdressers \$33,400
Cooks \$30,910
Taxi Drivers \$30,670
Nannies \$28,520
Cashiers \$28,250
Fast Food Workers \$27,930
Median Yearly Salary by U.S. State
May 2022 data. Source
State Rank Salary
Alabama 47 \$38,480
Alaska 4 \$52,000
Arizona 25 \$45,282
Arkansas 49 \$37,274
California 9 \$49,733
Colorado 8 \$50,253
Connecticut 5 \$51,792
Delaware 19 \$47,154
Florida 37 \$40,810
Georgia 31 \$42,890
Hawaii 12 \$48,568
Idaho 40 \$40,061
Illinois 16 \$47,486
Indiana 34 \$42,099
Iowa 28 \$44,346
Kansas 35 \$41,870
Kentucky 39 \$40,186
Louisiana 45 \$38,979
Maine 24 \$45,427
Maryland 6 \$51,418
Massachusetts 1 \$58,448
Michigan 22 \$45,510
Minnesota 11 \$48,755
Mississippi 50 \$36,109
Missouri 32 \$42,307
State Rank Salary
Montana 33 \$42,203
Nebraska 29 \$44,096
Nevada 38 \$40,810
New Hampshire 14 \$47,923
New Jersey 7 \$51,085
New Mexico 42 \$39,915
New York 3 \$52,478
North Carolina 36 \$41,808
North Dakota 17 \$47,403
Ohio 26 \$44,762
Oklahoma 44 \$39,104
Oregon 15 \$47,778
Pennsylvania 20 \$45,802
Rhode Island 10 \$49,358
South Carolina 46 \$38,875
South Dakota 43 \$39,874
Tennessee 41 \$39,936
Texas 30 \$43,472
Utah 27 \$44,470
Vermont 18 \$47,320
Virginia 13 \$48,298
Washington 2 \$56,326
West Virginia 48 \$37,773
Wisconsin 21 \$45,656
Wyoming 23 \$45,448
\$40,975 / yr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Salary
2022 \$38,491
2021 \$35,960
2020 \$35,477
2019 \$34,685
2018 \$34,034
2017 \$33,331
2016 \$32,654
2015 \$32,418
2014 \$32,174
2013 \$31,698
2012 \$31,156
2011 \$30,259
2010 \$29,813
2009 \$29,024
2008 \$28,997
2007 \$27,860
2006 \$27,170
2005 \$26,272
2004 \$25,444
2003 \$24,975
2002 \$24,395
2001 \$24,022
2000 \$23,235
1999 \$22,628
1998 \$22,269
1997 \$21,896
1996 \$21,192
1995 \$20,667
1994 \$20,129
1993 \$19,590
1992 \$19,038
1991 \$18,472
1990 \$17,409
1989 \$16,636
1988 \$15,932
1987 \$15,255
1986 \$15,090
Year Salary
1985 \$14,537
1984 \$13,985
1983 \$13,474
1982 \$12,977
1981 \$11,914
1980 \$10,589
1979 \$9,346
1978 \$8,573
1977 \$8,035
1976 \$7,662
1975 \$7,165
1974 \$6,378
1973 \$5,867
1972 \$5,674
1971 \$5,495
1970 \$5,205
1969 \$4,901
1968 \$4,680
1967 \$4,542
1966 \$4,390
1965 \$4,307
1964 \$4,266
1963 \$4,197
1962 \$4,142
1961 \$4,114
1960 \$4,059
1959 \$3,990
1958 \$3,921
1957 \$3,810
1956 \$3,700
1955 \$3,686
1954 \$3,714
1953 \$3,686
1952 \$3,659
1951 \$3,451
1950 \$3,258
1949 \$3,327
Year Salary
1948 \$3,231
1947 \$2,968
1946 \$2,513
1945 \$2,457
1944 \$2,402
1943 \$2,333
1942 \$2,140
1941 \$1,947
1940 \$1,933
1939 \$1,933
1938 \$1,988
1937 \$1,933
1936 \$1,905
1935 \$1,850
1934 \$1,822
1933 \$1,809
1932 \$2,016
1931 \$2,223
1930 \$2,375
1929 \$2,361
1928 \$2,388
1927 \$2,444
1926 \$2,471
1925 \$2,388
1924 \$2,388
1923 \$2,333
1922 \$2,388
1921 \$2,678
1920 \$2,609
1919 \$2,278
1918 \$1,891
1917 \$1,601
1916 \$1,422
1915 \$1,394
1914 \$1,381