Based on a 2087 hour work-year*, if you make 17 dollars an hour, you will make $35,479 per year (gross).

You are in the top 40 percent of earners in the United States on average.

Here is the socio-economic breakdown if you earn $17 an hour. You are in the top:
48 percent of Males
31 percent of Females
43 percent of Whites
30 percent of Blacks
27 percent of Hispanics
46 percent of Asians
26 percent of Millenials
53 percent of Gen Xers
48 percent of Baby Boomers
12 percent of those who didn’t finish High School
27 percent of those who did complete High School
61 percent of those who completed a Bachelor’s Degree
76 percent of those who earned an Advanced Degree