Takehome pay per pay period 
Enter your takehome pay per pay period. Be sure to add back any withheld funds that will be returned to you later (retirement withholdings, etc.).

Number of pay periods per year 
If you select your pay period interval from the pull down menu, your pay periods per year will fill in automatically. Otherwise you may enter the number manually.

Time Allocated to Work 
Number of workdays per pay period 
Enter the average number of days you work per pay period.

Number of paid workhours per workday 
Enter the number of hours you are actually paid for per workday. If you work from 85, with a halfhour, unpaid break for lunch, you would enter 8.5. Be sure to include any consistant overtime hours as well.

Minutes of unpaid breaks per workday 
Enter the average number of minutes of unpaid breaks per workday. If you usually arrive early for work, be sure to include those minutes as well.

Minutes of workrelated commute time per workday 
Enter the number of minutes you spend commuting to and from work per workday.

Minutes spent getting ready for work per workday 
Enter the number of minutes you spend getting ready for work each workday. Also include any minutes spent unwinding once you get home from work.

Unreimbursed, WorkRelated Expenses 
Number of workrelated miles you drive your car per workday 
Enter the average number of workrelated miles you drive your own car per workday. Be sure to include any miles driven to and from lunch. The calculator will calculate your cost at 55cents per mile.

Other workrelated transportation costs per workday 
Enter any other workrelated transportation costs per workday, such as fares, parking fees and tolls.

Your share of daycare expenses per pay period 
Enter your share of daycare costs per pay period if both spouses work. Or, enter the entire daycare cost if you are single or if quitting work would mean you would have no daycare costs.

Dining out expense per workday 
Enter the average amount you spend on workrelated diningout per workday. Be sure to include the tips! The calculator will compute costs at 66% of the total (average restaurant markup).

Unreimbursed workrelated clothing expenses per month 
Enter the average amount you spend on workrelated diningout per workday. Be sure to include the tips! The calculator will compute costs at 66% of the total (average restaurant markup).

Union Dues per pay period 
Enter the average amount spent on nonreimbursed, workrelated clothing per month. Be sure to include any drycleaning costs that might apply.

Office gifts per month 
Enter the average amount you spend each month on workrelated gifts, office parties, etc..


Results 
Monthly TakeHome 
This is your calculated monthly takehome pay.

Monthly WorkRelated Expenses: 
This is the calculated total of all of your monthly workrelated expenses.

Monthly NetProfit: 
This is the what is left after subtracting your monthly workrelated expenses from your monthly takehome pay.

Monthly WorkRelated Hours 
This is the calculated total number of hours you are allocating to work on a monthly basis.

Real Hourly Wage 
This is result of dividing your monthly net profit by the number of hours you are allocating to work each month. 
Money to Time Conversion 
Enter the purchase price of any item 
To see how many hours you will need to allocate to work in order to purchase a product or service, enter the purchase price here. Be sure to include salestax and any finance charges that might apply. 

Workhours required for expenditure 
Based on your Real Hourly Wage, this is how many hours you will need to allocate to working in order to pay for the entered expenditure amount (hope you enjoy your work!). 