Hourly to Yearly

Learn about Hourly to Yearly and more with Workstream and improve your hiring vocabulary. Workstream helps companies hire better, faster - everyday.
Schedule a Demo Try Workstream for Free

Hourly to Yearly

Hourly to yearly may sound more complicated than it is. If math is not your strong suit, don’t worry. Knowing hourly to yearly just takes a bit of patience and practice. 

What is the meaning of “hourly to yearly”?

Hourly to yearly is a term that is used when you are calculating how much an hourly employee would earn in an equivalent yearly salary. If you are a worker who is paid a specific wage per hour of work, doing this calculation can give you an idea of how much you make in a year. This is called an hourly to yearly conversion. But remember, doing this calculation does not change how much you make. It simply lets you know how much you make in a year if you tally your hourly wage. It is helpful to do hourly to yearly conversions if you want to compare your wages with that of other salaried positions or simply other roles in the business. 

How do you calculate hourly to yearly? 

To compute hourly to yearly, you will need to know two things: the hourly rate and the number of hours worked in a year. Multiply the two and you will get the hourly to yearly conversion. 

Let’s have an example. Let’s say an employee is paid $30 per hour and works 2,000 hours in a year. The equivalent annual wages will be $30 multiplied by 2,000 which is $60,000 a year pre-tax. 

Please note that this is the basic calculation. It does not account for overtime pay, bonuses, commissions, and any other adjustments. 

Is it possible to get an hourly salary from a yearly salary? 

If you are a salaried worker, it is still possible for you to know what your unadjusted hourly wage is. It just takes a few steps. You have to multiply the number of hours that you work per day by the number of days that you work in a year. Doing this will give the total number of hours that you work per year. Next, divide your annual salary by the number of hours that you work per year. The result will be the hourly wage. 

A bit confused with steps? Let’s see the following example. 

Jack’s annual salary is $24,000. He works 8 hours a day for 250 days a year. How do you get Jack’s hourly wage? 

                    1) Number of hours worked per day × Number of days worked in a year

                                      8 hours × 250 days= 2,000 hours

                     2) Annual Salary ÷ Number of hours worked per year

                                      $24,000 ÷ 2,000 hours = $12

Jack’s hourly wage is $12. 

Again, note that this basic calculation represents gross income before any taxes and deductions are subtracted. 

Try out Workstream to hire employees for
your business

A revolutionary hiring process for Hourly positions

A revolutionary hiring process for Hourly positions Hiring hourly staff in San Francisco can be a tough job. Workstream can help accelerate the process by letting you post on job boards like Indeed within seconds.

1-Click Job Posting

No more tedious copy and pasting. We integrate with all the top job boards. All applicants funnel into one intuitive dashboard.

Text-to-Apply Posters

Print out your unique QR code and text message number. Applicants scan/text to see all open positions and apply right away.

Automated & 2-Way SMS

Engage with applicants via text. Include links to screening questions, forms, and more. Use 2-way text to answer questions.

Endless Integrations

Connect Workstream to your calendar so applicants can schedule interviews. Streamline onboarding with background check & HR integrations.

Candidate Tracking & Scoring

View all your applicants and employees in one place. Make notes on their progress. Access their docs anytime from anywhere.

Customizable Templates

We provide templates for everything from job postings to offer letters. Send links to docs and tax forms via text message so new hires sign digital copies.

What other owners
think about hiring through Workstream

"Efficiently managing my team's accountability to getting back to applicants ASAP! "

M5 Partners Inc. dba. Jamba Juice

"It is an easy process to post positions and follow up."

Lasalle Bristol

Currently hiring on Workstream for:

Assembly Operator 2nd Shift

Molding Press Operator - Week Nights


"Workstream has helped us streamline our hiring process and reduce the number of contact points and steps involved on our end by utilizing the automation features offered. We also love the digital onboarding process through background check and onboarding paperwork. Workstream, in the end, has helped us save a ton of time in the hiring process and made that process more manageable. "