## How does time and a half work for salaried employees?

Time and a half pay is 50% more than an employee’s regular rate of pay. For every hour of overtime an employee works, you must give them their regular rate of pay plus half of that. To calculate an employee’s overtime rate of pay, multiply their regular rate by 1.5.

**How do I calculate my normal salary?**

This is calculated by dividing the total pay for employment (except for the statutory exclusions) in any workweek by the total number of hours actually worked to determine the regular rate.

### How many hours per week can you work as a salaried employee?

It is not uncommon to see employment contracts with as few as 30 hours per week or as many as 50 depending on the position. Be sure to defer to your state’s Department of Labor, as states have their own rules regarding the maximum hourly limit for salaried employees.

**What’s the difference between hourly and full time employees?**

There is no federal requirement that an hourly employee must be given a specific number of hours of work a week. Employees who work less than full-time are considered part-time, and they may have different pay rates, benefits, and paid time off than full-time hourly employees.

#### How is the hourly rate calculated for a salaried employee?

To find this employee’s payment amount, the hourly rate is multiplied by the number of hours worked in a pay period. For calculation purposes, a salaried employee is determined to work 2080 hours a year (52 weeks times 40 hours a week).

**How to calculate full time equivalent for part time employees?**

To calculate the full-time equivalent for part-time employees, add up their work hours and divide that number by 120. Example: You have 50 full-time employees and 50 part-time employees. Out of the 50 part-time employees, 10 work 20 hours, 10 work 22 hours, 20 work 25 hours, and 10 work 28 hours.

## How are hourly employees and salaried employees paid?

Since salaried employees are paid annually, and hourly employees are paid by the hour, their pay calculations are very different. Example: A salaried employee is paid $20,000 a year. This salary is divided by the number of pay periods in the year, as set by your company, to determine the salary for each pay period.

**How many hours can my employer require me to work?**

How many hours can my employer require me to work? The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not limit the number of hours in a day or days in a week any employee (salaried or hourly) may be required or scheduled to work, including overtime hours, if the employee is at least 16 years old.

There is no federal requirement that an hourly employee must be given a specific number of hours of work a week. Employees who work less than full-time are considered part-time, and they may have different pay rates, benefits, and paid time off than full-time hourly employees.

### Can a salaried employee not be paid for 15 minutes?

If an exempt, salaried employee shows up for work, even if it’s just for 15 minutes, he or she must be paid for the entire day. That’s the rule. The employer can discipline, fire, or demote the employee.