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Hourly to Salary Calculator

Use our hourly to salary calculator to estimate how you are making an annual, monthly, and weekly basis. After you run some estimates, read on to see how your salary and hourly wages compare on the national level.

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How much do you make per hour?
per hour
hours per day
40 hours per week
days per week
20 weekdays off per year
There are 52 weeks in a year
weeks per year
4.0 weeks out of 4.3 weeks per month on average
92% of the year
What is your salary?
Your annual salary
Your monthly pay
Your pay every 2 weeks
Your weekly pay
An hourly wage of $20 is the same as an annual salary of $38,400 if you are working 8 hours a day, 5 days a week and 48 out of 52 weeks during the year.
How to use this calculator

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.

Hourly wage

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.

Hours worked per day

The average American works 8.8 to 9.4 hours per day. Some factory employees work 12 hours a day.

Weeks worked per year

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.