What is a $53,500 Salary on a Per-Hour Basis?

Yearly Salary
$
Hours per Week
Weeks per Year
$53,500 per year =
$26.75 per hour
($1,070 per week)
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$53,500 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 $53,500 yearly salary is about $26.75 per hour.
Is 53.5k a year good pay?
Yes. We estimate a person earning $53,500 a year makes more than 66% 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
$53,500 / yr - Inflation Adjusted
Year Salary
2020 $52,781
2019 $51,602
2018 $50,635
2017 $49,589
2016 $48,581
2015 $48,229
2014 $47,867
2013 $47,159
2012 $46,352
2011 $45,018
2010 $44,355
2009 $43,180
2008 $43,140
2007 $41,449
2006 $40,422
2005 $39,087
2004 $37,854
2003 $37,156
2002 $36,293
2001 $35,739
2000 $34,568
1999 $33,664
1998 $33,130
1997 $32,576
1996 $31,528
1995 $30,748
1994 $29,947
Year Salary
1993 $29,146
1992 $28,324
1991 $27,482
1990 $25,900
1989 $24,750
1988 $23,703
1987 $22,696
1986 $22,450
1985 $21,628
1984 $20,806
1983 $20,047
1982 $19,307
1981 $17,726
1980 $15,754
1979 $13,905
1978 $12,755
1977 $11,954
1976 $11,399
1975 $10,660
1974 $9,489
1973 $8,729
1972 $8,442
1971 $8,175
1970 $7,743
1969 $7,292
1968 $6,963
1967 $6,757
Year Salary
1966 $6,532
1965 $6,408
1964 $6,347
1963 $6,244
1962 $6,162
1961 $6,121
1960 $6,039
1959 $5,936
1958 $5,833
1957 $5,669
1956 $5,505
1955 $5,484
1954 $5,525
1953 $5,484
1952 $5,443
1951 $5,135
1950 $4,847
1949 $4,950
1948 $4,806
1947 $4,416
1946 $3,738
1945 $3,656
1944 $3,574
1943 $3,471
1942 $3,184
1941 $2,896
1940 $2,876
Year Salary
1939 $2,876
1938 $2,958
1937 $2,876
1936 $2,834
1935 $2,752
1934 $2,711
1933 $2,691
1932 $2,999
1931 $3,307
1930 $3,533
1929 $3,512
1928 $3,553
1927 $3,635
1926 $3,677
1925 $3,553
1924 $3,553
1923 $3,471
1922 $3,553
1921 $3,985
1920 $3,882
1919 $3,389
1918 $2,814
1917 $2,383
1916 $2,116
1915 $2,074
1914 $2,054
Nearby Values
Per Year Per Hour
53,500 $26.75
53,505 $26.75
53,510 $26.76
53,515 $26.76
53,520 $26.76
53,525 $26.76
53,530 $26.77
53,535 $26.77
53,540 $26.77
53,545 $26.77
53,550 $26.78
53,555 $26.78
53,560 $26.78
53,565 $26.78
53,570 $26.79
53,575 $26.79
53,580 $26.79
53,585 $26.79
53,590 $26.80
53,595 $26.80
53,600 $26.80
53,605 $26.80
53,610 $26.81
53,615 $26.81
53,620 $26.81
Per Year Per Hour
53,625 $26.81
53,630 $26.82
53,635 $26.82
53,640 $26.82
53,645 $26.82
53,650 $26.83
53,655 $26.83
53,660 $26.83
53,665 $26.83
53,670 $26.84
53,675 $26.84
53,680 $26.84
53,685 $26.84
53,690 $26.85
53,695 $26.85
53,700 $26.85
53,705 $26.85
53,710 $26.86
53,715 $26.86
53,720 $26.86
53,725 $26.86
53,730 $26.87
53,735 $26.87
53,740 $26.87
53,745 $26.87
Per Year Per Hour
53,750 $26.88
53,755 $26.88
53,760 $26.88
53,765 $26.88
53,770 $26.89
53,775 $26.89
53,780 $26.89
53,785 $26.89
53,790 $26.90
53,795 $26.90
53,800 $26.90
53,805 $26.90
53,810 $26.91
53,815 $26.91
53,820 $26.91
53,825 $26.91
53,830 $26.92
53,835 $26.92
53,840 $26.92
53,845 $26.92
53,850 $26.93
53,855 $26.93
53,860 $26.93
53,865 $26.93
53,870 $26.94
Per Year Per Hour
53,875 $26.94
53,880 $26.94
53,885 $26.94
53,890 $26.95
53,895 $26.95
53,900 $26.95
53,905 $26.95
53,910 $26.96
53,915 $26.96
53,920 $26.96
53,925 $26.96
53,930 $26.97
53,935 $26.97
53,940 $26.97
53,945 $26.97
53,950 $26.98
53,955 $26.98
53,960 $26.98
53,965 $26.98
53,970 $26.99
53,975 $26.99
53,980 $26.99
53,985 $26.99
53,990 $27.00
53,995 $27.00