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How much surgeons, lawyers and 18 other top-earning pros make per hour

Business Insider Logo By Jacquelyn Smith of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 21: <p>Some people in the US make just $6 an hour, while others earn a whopping $106 during that same 60-minute period.</p><p> The federal <a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/wage-growth-for-lowest-wage-workers-in-labor-force-2016-8?utm_source=msn.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=msn-slideshow&utm_campaign=bodyurl"> minimum wage</a> is $7.25 an hour. In some states, however, employees not covered under the Fair Labor Standards Act earn as little as $5.15.</p><p> According to the <a href="http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_nat.htm">US Bureau of Labor Statistics</a> (BLS), the average American - including those in salaried jobs - earns $23.23 an hour, and that number reaches more than $100 for some professions.</p><p> Business Insider recently looked at the most recent BLS wage data to find out exactly how much <a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/how-much-money-do-doctors-make-2016-4?utm_source=msn.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=msn-slideshow&utm_campaign=bodyurl"> doctors</a>, lawyers, and other <a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/highest-paying-jobs-in-america-2016-8?utm_source=msn.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=msn-slideshow&utm_campaign=bodyurl"> top-earning professionals</a> make per hour, on average.</p><p> Here's what we found:</p>

Here's what 20 top-earning professionals earn every hour

Some people in the US make just $6 an hour, while others earn a whopping $106 during that same 60-minute period.

The federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. In some states, however, employees not covered under the Fair Labor Standards Act earn as little as $5.15.

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the average American - including those in salaried jobs - earns $23.23 an hour, and that number reaches more than $100 for some professions.

Business Insider recently looked at the most recent BLS wage data to find out exactly how much doctors, lawyers, and other top-earning professionals make per hour, on average.

Click through to see what we found.

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