What is a $48,000 Salary on a Per-Hour Basis?

Yearly Salary
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$48,000 per year =
$24 per hour
($960 per week)
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$48,000 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 $48,000 yearly salary is about $24.00 per hour.
Is 48k a year good pay?
It's about average. We estimate a person earning $48,000 a year makes more than 60% 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
$48,000 / yr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Salary
2020 $47,355
2019 $46,297
2018 $45,429
2017 $44,491
2016 $43,587
2015 $43,271
2014 $42,946
2013 $42,311
2012 $41,587
2011 $40,390
2010 $39,795
2009 $38,741
2008 $38,705
2007 $37,188
2006 $36,266
2005 $35,068
2004 $33,963
2003 $33,336
2002 $32,562
2001 $32,065
2000 $31,014
1999 $30,203
1998 $29,724
1997 $29,227
1996 $28,287
1995 $27,587
1994 $26,868
Year Salary
1993 $26,149
1992 $25,412
1991 $24,657
1990 $23,238
1989 $22,206
1988 $21,266
1987 $20,363
1986 $20,142
1985 $19,405
1984 $18,668
1983 $17,986
1982 $17,322
1981 $15,903
1980 $14,134
1979 $12,476
1978 $11,444
1977 $10,725
1976 $10,228
1975 $9,564
1974 $8,514
1973 $7,832
1972 $7,574
1971 $7,334
1970 $6,947
1969 $6,542
1968 $6,247
1967 $6,063
Year Salary
1966 $5,860
1965 $5,750
1964 $5,694
1963 $5,602
1962 $5,528
1961 $5,492
1960 $5,418
1959 $5,326
1958 $5,234
1957 $5,086
1956 $4,939
1955 $4,920
1954 $4,957
1953 $4,920
1952 $4,883
1951 $4,607
1950 $4,349
1949 $4,441
1948 $4,312
1947 $3,962
1946 $3,354
1945 $3,280
1944 $3,206
1943 $3,114
1942 $2,856
1941 $2,598
1940 $2,580
Year Salary
1939 $2,580
1938 $2,654
1937 $2,580
1936 $2,543
1935 $2,469
1934 $2,432
1933 $2,414
1932 $2,690
1931 $2,967
1930 $3,170
1929 $3,151
1928 $3,188
1927 $3,262
1926 $3,299
1925 $3,188
1924 $3,188
1923 $3,114
1922 $3,188
1921 $3,575
1920 $3,483
1919 $3,041
1918 $2,525
1917 $2,138
1916 $1,898
1915 $1,861
1914 $1,843
Nearby Values
Per Year Per Hour
48,000 $24.00
48,005 $24.00
48,010 $24.01
48,015 $24.01
48,020 $24.01
48,025 $24.01
48,030 $24.02
48,035 $24.02
48,040 $24.02
48,045 $24.02
48,050 $24.03
48,055 $24.03
48,060 $24.03
48,065 $24.03
48,070 $24.04
48,075 $24.04
48,080 $24.04
48,085 $24.04
48,090 $24.05
48,095 $24.05
48,100 $24.05
48,105 $24.05
48,110 $24.06
48,115 $24.06
48,120 $24.06
Per Year Per Hour
48,125 $24.06
48,130 $24.07
48,135 $24.07
48,140 $24.07
48,145 $24.07
48,150 $24.08
48,155 $24.08
48,160 $24.08
48,165 $24.08
48,170 $24.09
48,175 $24.09
48,180 $24.09
48,185 $24.09
48,190 $24.10
48,195 $24.10
48,200 $24.10
48,205 $24.10
48,210 $24.11
48,215 $24.11
48,220 $24.11
48,225 $24.11
48,230 $24.12
48,235 $24.12
48,240 $24.12
48,245 $24.12
Per Year Per Hour
48,250 $24.13
48,255 $24.13
48,260 $24.13
48,265 $24.13
48,270 $24.14
48,275 $24.14
48,280 $24.14
48,285 $24.14
48,290 $24.15
48,295 $24.15
48,300 $24.15
48,305 $24.15
48,310 $24.16
48,315 $24.16
48,320 $24.16
48,325 $24.16
48,330 $24.17
48,335 $24.17
48,340 $24.17
48,345 $24.17
48,350 $24.18
48,355 $24.18
48,360 $24.18
48,365 $24.18
48,370 $24.19
Per Year Per Hour
48,375 $24.19
48,380 $24.19
48,385 $24.19
48,390 $24.20
48,395 $24.20
48,400 $24.20
48,405 $24.20
48,410 $24.21
48,415 $24.21
48,420 $24.21
48,425 $24.21
48,430 $24.22
48,435 $24.22
48,440 $24.22
48,445 $24.22
48,450 $24.23
48,455 $24.23
48,460 $24.23
48,465 $24.23
48,470 $24.24
48,475 $24.24
48,480 $24.24
48,485 $24.24
48,490 $24.25
48,495 $24.25