What is a $46,000 Salary on a Per-Hour Basis?

Yearly Salary
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$46,000 per year =
$23 per hour
($920 per week)
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$46,000 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 $46,000 yearly salary is about $23.00 per hour.
Is 46k a year good pay?
It's about average. We estimate a person earning $46,000 a year makes more than 58% 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
$46,000 / yr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Salary
2020 $45,382
2019 $44,368
2018 $43,536
2017 $42,637
2016 $41,771
2015 $41,468
2014 $41,157
2013 $40,548
2012 $39,854
2011 $38,707
2010 $38,137
2009 $37,127
2008 $37,093
2007 $35,638
2006 $34,755
2005 $33,607
2004 $32,548
2003 $31,947
2002 $31,205
2001 $30,729
2000 $29,722
1999 $28,945
1998 $28,486
1997 $28,009
1996 $27,108
1995 $26,437
1994 $25,748
Year Salary
1993 $25,060
1992 $24,353
1991 $23,629
1990 $22,269
1989 $21,280
1988 $20,380
1987 $19,514
1986 $19,303
1985 $18,596
1984 $17,890
1983 $17,236
1982 $16,601
1981 $15,241
1980 $13,545
1979 $11,956
1978 $10,967
1977 $10,278
1976 $9,801
1975 $9,166
1974 $8,159
1973 $7,506
1972 $7,258
1971 $7,029
1970 $6,658
1969 $6,269
1968 $5,987
1967 $5,810
Year Salary
1966 $5,616
1965 $5,510
1964 $5,457
1963 $5,369
1962 $5,298
1961 $5,263
1960 $5,192
1959 $5,104
1958 $5,015
1957 $4,874
1956 $4,733
1955 $4,715
1954 $4,751
1953 $4,715
1952 $4,680
1951 $4,415
1950 $4,168
1949 $4,256
1948 $4,132
1947 $3,797
1946 $3,214
1945 $3,143
1944 $3,073
1943 $2,985
1942 $2,737
1941 $2,490
1940 $2,472
Year Salary
1939 $2,472
1938 $2,543
1937 $2,472
1936 $2,437
1935 $2,366
1934 $2,331
1933 $2,313
1932 $2,578
1931 $2,843
1930 $3,038
1929 $3,020
1928 $3,055
1927 $3,126
1926 $3,161
1925 $3,055
1924 $3,055
1923 $2,985
1922 $3,055
1921 $3,426
1920 $3,338
1919 $2,914
1918 $2,419
1917 $2,049
1916 $1,819
1915 $1,784
1914 $1,766
Nearby Values
Per Year Per Hour
46,000 $23.00
46,005 $23.00
46,010 $23.01
46,015 $23.01
46,020 $23.01
46,025 $23.01
46,030 $23.02
46,035 $23.02
46,040 $23.02
46,045 $23.02
46,050 $23.03
46,055 $23.03
46,060 $23.03
46,065 $23.03
46,070 $23.04
46,075 $23.04
46,080 $23.04
46,085 $23.04
46,090 $23.05
46,095 $23.05
46,100 $23.05
46,105 $23.05
46,110 $23.06
46,115 $23.06
46,120 $23.06
Per Year Per Hour
46,125 $23.06
46,130 $23.07
46,135 $23.07
46,140 $23.07
46,145 $23.07
46,150 $23.08
46,155 $23.08
46,160 $23.08
46,165 $23.08
46,170 $23.09
46,175 $23.09
46,180 $23.09
46,185 $23.09
46,190 $23.10
46,195 $23.10
46,200 $23.10
46,205 $23.10
46,210 $23.11
46,215 $23.11
46,220 $23.11
46,225 $23.11
46,230 $23.12
46,235 $23.12
46,240 $23.12
46,245 $23.12
Per Year Per Hour
46,250 $23.13
46,255 $23.13
46,260 $23.13
46,265 $23.13
46,270 $23.14
46,275 $23.14
46,280 $23.14
46,285 $23.14
46,290 $23.15
46,295 $23.15
46,300 $23.15
46,305 $23.15
46,310 $23.16
46,315 $23.16
46,320 $23.16
46,325 $23.16
46,330 $23.17
46,335 $23.17
46,340 $23.17
46,345 $23.17
46,350 $23.18
46,355 $23.18
46,360 $23.18
46,365 $23.18
46,370 $23.19
Per Year Per Hour
46,375 $23.19
46,380 $23.19
46,385 $23.19
46,390 $23.20
46,395 $23.20
46,400 $23.20
46,405 $23.20
46,410 $23.21
46,415 $23.21
46,420 $23.21
46,425 $23.21
46,430 $23.22
46,435 $23.22
46,440 $23.22
46,445 $23.22
46,450 $23.23
46,455 $23.23
46,460 $23.23
46,465 $23.23
46,470 $23.24
46,475 $23.24
46,480 $23.24
46,485 $23.24
46,490 $23.25
46,495 $23.25