What is a $45,000 Salary on a Per-Hour Basis?

Yearly Salary
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$45,000 per year =
$22.50 per hour
($900 per week)
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$45,000 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 $45,000 yearly salary is about $22.50 per hour.
Is 45k a year good pay?
It's about average. We estimate a person earning $45,000 a year makes more than 57% of workers in the United States.
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
$45,000 / yr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Salary
2020 $44,395
2019 $43,404
2018 $42,590
2017 $41,710
2016 $40,863
2015 $40,567
2014 $40,262
2013 $39,666
2012 $38,988
2011 $37,866
2010 $37,308
2009 $36,319
2008 $36,286
2007 $34,863
2006 $34,000
2005 $32,877
2004 $31,840
2003 $31,253
2002 $30,527
2001 $30,061
2000 $29,076
1999 $28,316
1998 $27,867
1997 $27,400
1996 $26,519
1995 $25,862
1994 $25,189
Year Salary
1993 $24,515
1992 $23,824
1991 $23,116
1990 $21,785
1989 $20,818
1988 $19,937
1987 $19,090
1986 $18,883
1985 $18,192
1984 $17,501
1983 $16,862
1982 $16,240
1981 $14,909
1980 $13,251
1979 $11,696
1978 $10,729
1977 $10,055
1976 $9,588
1975 $8,966
1974 $7,982
1973 $7,342
1972 $7,101
1971 $6,876
1970 $6,513
1969 $6,133
1968 $5,857
1967 $5,684
Year Salary
1966 $5,494
1965 $5,390
1964 $5,338
1963 $5,252
1962 $5,183
1961 $5,148
1960 $5,079
1959 $4,993
1958 $4,906
1957 $4,768
1956 $4,630
1955 $4,613
1954 $4,647
1953 $4,613
1952 $4,578
1951 $4,319
1950 $4,077
1949 $4,164
1948 $4,043
1947 $3,714
1946 $3,144
1945 $3,075
1944 $3,006
1943 $2,920
1942 $2,678
1941 $2,436
1940 $2,419
Year Salary
1939 $2,419
1938 $2,488
1937 $2,419
1936 $2,384
1935 $2,315
1934 $2,280
1933 $2,263
1932 $2,522
1931 $2,781
1930 $2,972
1929 $2,954
1928 $2,989
1927 $3,058
1926 $3,092
1925 $2,989
1924 $2,989
1923 $2,920
1922 $2,989
1921 $3,352
1920 $3,265
1919 $2,851
1918 $2,367
1917 $2,004
1916 $1,779
1915 $1,745
1914 $1,728
Nearby Values
Per Year Per Hour
45,000 $22.50
45,005 $22.50
45,010 $22.51
45,015 $22.51
45,020 $22.51
45,025 $22.51
45,030 $22.52
45,035 $22.52
45,040 $22.52
45,045 $22.52
45,050 $22.53
45,055 $22.53
45,060 $22.53
45,065 $22.53
45,070 $22.54
45,075 $22.54
45,080 $22.54
45,085 $22.54
45,090 $22.55
45,095 $22.55
45,100 $22.55
45,105 $22.55
45,110 $22.56
45,115 $22.56
45,120 $22.56
Per Year Per Hour
45,125 $22.56
45,130 $22.57
45,135 $22.57
45,140 $22.57
45,145 $22.57
45,150 $22.58
45,155 $22.58
45,160 $22.58
45,165 $22.58
45,170 $22.59
45,175 $22.59
45,180 $22.59
45,185 $22.59
45,190 $22.60
45,195 $22.60
45,200 $22.60
45,205 $22.60
45,210 $22.61
45,215 $22.61
45,220 $22.61
45,225 $22.61
45,230 $22.62
45,235 $22.62
45,240 $22.62
45,245 $22.62
Per Year Per Hour
45,250 $22.63
45,255 $22.63
45,260 $22.63
45,265 $22.63
45,270 $22.64
45,275 $22.64
45,280 $22.64
45,285 $22.64
45,290 $22.65
45,295 $22.65
45,300 $22.65
45,305 $22.65
45,310 $22.66
45,315 $22.66
45,320 $22.66
45,325 $22.66
45,330 $22.67
45,335 $22.67
45,340 $22.67
45,345 $22.67
45,350 $22.68
45,355 $22.68
45,360 $22.68
45,365 $22.68
45,370 $22.69
Per Year Per Hour
45,375 $22.69
45,380 $22.69
45,385 $22.69
45,390 $22.70
45,395 $22.70
45,400 $22.70
45,405 $22.70
45,410 $22.71
45,415 $22.71
45,420 $22.71
45,425 $22.71
45,430 $22.72
45,435 $22.72
45,440 $22.72
45,445 $22.72
45,450 $22.73
45,455 $22.73
45,460 $22.73
45,465 $22.73
45,470 $22.74
45,475 $22.74
45,480 $22.74
45,485 $22.74
45,490 $22.75
45,495 $22.75