Most of us are accustomed to comparing how much weearn per hour to know if we’re better or worse off.
Minimum wage in the United States for the most part is near $7.75/hour.
Skilled workers or workers with skills in high demand are paid more per hour.
- Auto Mechanic: ~$18/hour
- Lawyer with +20 years experience: ~$91/hour
If the mechanic works 40 hours, they earn $720.
If the lawyer bills 40 hours, they earn $3640.