The Paysliper Salary Calculator can instant display of calculations and the ability to calculate gross pay and net pay. The flexibility of the this calculator not only allows you to convert an annual salary to different payment frequencies, but it can also recalculate the frequencies when entered for one of the periods. Not only do users have access to different payment frequencies, but they can also include deductions to calculate net pay as well.
Pay Period Types
- Monthly A monthly payment frequency results in 12 total paychecks per year. Dividing the total yearly salary by 12 will give you the gross pay for each month. Usually, a monthly payment frequency is used for salary employees, but hourly employees can be paid monthly as well.
- Semi-Monthly A semi-monthly payment frequency results in 24 total paychecks per year. The yearly salary will be divided by 24 to get the payments each pay period. Generally, employers choose to pay their employees on the 1st and 15th of each month when a semi-monthly payment frequency is implemented.
- Bi-Weekly A bi-weekly payment frequency generates 26 paychecks a year in a normal year and 27 paychecks in a leap year. Employers will pay their employees every two weeks on a specific day. The number of paychecks will vary from two to three each month depending on when the pay date falls. A bi-weekly payment schedule is more common when a business has multiple hourly employees. payroll 26 times a year.
- Weekly A weekly pay frequency results in 52 paychecks in a year. Paychecks are issued once a week, usually for hours worked the week prior. Just like a bi-weekly pay frequency, a weekly pay frequency is commonly used to pay hourly employees.
Salary To Hourly Formula
(Annual Amount / Weeks Per Year) / (Hours Per Day * Days Per Week)
(Monthly Amount * 12 / Weeks Per Year) / (Hours Per Day * Days Per Week)
((Semi Monthly Amount * 24) / Weeks Per Year) / (Hours Per Day * Days Per Week)
Bi Weekly Amount * ((Hours Per Day * Days Per Week) * 2)
Weekly Amount / (Hours Per Day * Days Per Week)
Daily Amount / Hours Per Day
Difference between gross pay and net pay
Gross pay is the amount of pay an employee earns before any taxes and deductions are taken out while net pay is the amount an employee receives after taxes and deductions are taken out. Say your employee earns a weekly salary of $1,000 and has $200 worth of deductions and taxes every week. The gross pay would be $1,000 while the net pay would be $800.