##### Asked by: Melanie Ware

An annual salary is **the amount of money a company pays you in exchange for the job you do during the year**. Although you might receive wages every month or twice per month, it’s still important to know your annual salary for tax purposes—or in the event you apply for another job.

## How do I calculate annual salary?

To determine your weekly salary, **multiply your hourly salary by the number of hours you worked in each week**. Since there are 52 weeks per year, multiply that number by 52. This will result in your annual salary. If you worked 40 hours in one week, at an hourly rate of $10 per hour, you would be making $20,800 annually.

## What is the difference between annual and monthly salary?

Divide the earned income by the number of months worked to figure out the monthly income. **Multiply the monthly income by 12 (the number of months in a year) to get the annualized salary**.

## What is the annual basic salary?

What Is Basic Salary? Basic salary, also called base salary, is **the amount of money a salaried employee regularly earns before any additions or deductions are applied to their earnings**. Additions and deductions to basic salary can significantly affect the size of an employee’s paycheck.

## What is your annual income if you make $15 an hour?

about $31,200 per year

With 52 weeks in the year, that means you work a total of 2,080 hours per year. Therefore a person making $15 an hour would make about **$31,200 per year**.

## How is monthly salary calculated?

**Multiply your hourly wage by how many hours a week you work, then multiply this number by 52.** **Divide that number by 12** to get your gross monthly income.

## Is annual salary paid monthly?

annual income. An annual salary is paid by your employer—the company you work for. **It’s usually a yearly salary paid over 12 months**, hence the term annual.

## Is annual salary gross or net?

**Gross annual income is your earnings before tax, while net annual income is the amount you’re left with after deductions**. This topic is important if you’re a wage earner or a business owner, particularly when it comes to filing your taxes and applying for loans.