## How do you calculate overtime pay in California?

In California, for example, work hours over 12 for the day and work hours exceeding 8 on the 7th straight day of the week must be paid at double-time. For hourly, nonexempt employees, FLSA overtime is determined by multiplying the regular rate of pay by 1.5 and then multiplying the result by the number of overtime hours for the workweek.

### How to calculate overtime for semi-monthly payroll?

Overtime pay is often referred to colloquially as “time and a half” because according to the FLSA, employees must be paid 1.5x their normal salary for overtime hours. For example, if an employee makes $15/hr and works 50 hours in a work week, you can calculate their salary for the week as follows: Regular pay: 40 hours worked x $15 = $600

**When do you start paying overtime to an employee?**

Since overtime pay starts after 40 hours worked a week (according to FLSA rules), calculate the employee’s regular wages using the regular hourly rate. If you expect the employee to work 40 hours a week, you can skip this step since the regular wages will be the same as the weekly salary.

**How to calculate overtime for hourly, nonexempt employees?**

How to calculate overtime pay For hourly, nonexempt employees, FLSA overtime is determined by multiplying the regular rate of pay by 1.5 and then multiplying the result by the number of overtime hours for the workweek. Let’s say the employee makes $15 per hour and has 48 hours for the workweek. FLSA Hourly Overtime Calculation:

## How do you calculate overtime pay for salaried employees?

Overtime pay for salaried employees can seem tricky to calculate, but it’s actually fairly simple. One way to do it is to divide their weekly pay by the number of hours they work in a week. For instance, let’s say they make $800 a week and work 40 hours per week.

### How much overtime do you get for 10 hours per week?

In one workweek, the employee works 10 hours for $10 per hour and 40 hours for $20 per hour. When there are two or more rates of pay, the regular rate for that workweek is the weighted average. To calculate overtime:

**When do you have to pay overtime in California?**

California also requires employers to pay non-exempt employees double their regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 12 in a workday, and over eight on the seventh consecutive workday in a workweek.

**How is overtime calculated under the Fair Labor Standards Act?**

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) governs overtime pay. It requires that eligible workers who work more than a 40-hour week be paid 1.5 times their base pay rate for every hour worked over their usual amount.