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Enter your hourly wage, hours worked per day, days worked per week, and weeks worked per year to calculate what your equivalent annual salary would be.
Enter your hourly wage. If you are interested in seeing what other occupations make per hour, continue reading to see hourly wages by industry.
The federal minimum wage is $7.25. State minimum wages range between $4.00 and $13.00.
The average American works 8.8 to 9.4 hours per day. Some factory employees work 12 hours a day.
There are 52 weeks in a year. If you want to compare your hourly wage to a comparable annual salary, you might consider that salaried workers generally take public holidays off and are provided with vacation days.
There are 10 federal holidays a year. Paid vacation days range between 10 to 20 days depending on your tenure.
All together, this adds up to 3-4 weeks a year. The average salaried worker works around 48-49 weeks a year.
How to calculate your annual salary from your hourly wage
This calculator calculates converts your hourly wage into an equivalent annual salary, as well as monthly, biweekly, and weekly paychecks.
For the mathletes out there here is the equation to calculate your hourly wage from your annual salary manually.
These equations can help you crunch the numbers to see how much you are making on an hourly or annual basis.
Hourly wages by occupation
How do your wages compare against others in your industry? What about against other industries? We use data from the US Bureau of Labor to help you see where your wages stand.
The graph below shows wages in the 25th and 75th percentile. This means that for an industry, the middle 50% of workers make this much. The bottom 25% get paid less and the top 25% get paid more. This metric provides a good approximation of what the general wages in the industry are.
The highest paying industries are management, legal, computer & mathematical, and architecture & engineering.