## Is 43 hours a week full time?

Official employer designations regarding full-time employment generally range from 35 to 45 hours, with 40 hours being by far the most common standard. Some companies consider 50 hours a week full-time for exempt employees.

### How many hours do you have to work as a salaried employee?

For salaried staff, there is no law regulating exactly how many hours an employer can or should require, so an employer can require additional hours from an employee while still paying them their regular salary.

#### How many hours can a salaried employee work in Ontario?

We often get questions from employers and employees about whether salaried workers should be getting paid for these extra hours and what exactly counts as “overtime.” Let’s dive in. Under the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) most employees can legally work a maximum of 8 hours per day and 48 hours per week.

**Do you get paid for more than 44 hours a week?**

For these employees who may be entitled to compensation for hours beyond those set out in their contract, they would be paid straight pay, based on this hourly rate, for time above their usual work week up to the 44 hour threshold. At the 44 hour threshold the employee would be entitled to be paid at time and a half.

**Do you get overtime if you are a salaried employee?**

Salaried employees receive a set amount of compensation on a regular basis regardless of how many hours they work. They’re usually exempt, meaning they don’t qualify for overtime pay or minimum wage—even when expected to work long hours.

## How many hours should an employee on salary work?

These occupations frequently require more than 40 hours a week in crisis situations. Overtime pay at one and one-half times a regular hourly rate is required even when an employee is paid a salary. Non-exempt employees may be paid a salary, but are also paid overtime when they work more than 40 hours in a week.

### How much do you get paid for 44 hours a week?

If she works 44 hours one week, she is paid $15 per hour for 44 hours plus an extra $7.50 per hour for four overtime hours. Employers are not required by the FSLA to pay for extra time worked when the total is less than 40 hours.

#### How many hours can an exempt employee work?

Employers may ask an exempt employee to work as many hours as the job requires with no additional compensation, even when a work week exceeds 40 hours. Normally, employers can’t reduce an exempt employee’s salary if he works fewer than the usual number of hours.

**How much do you get paid for overtime?**

FLSA rules require employers to convert the salary to an equivalent hourly rate to calculate overtime pay. Suppose a non-exempt employee earns a salary of $540 for a 36-hour week. This works out to $15 per hour. If she works 44 hours one week, she is paid $15 per hour for 44 hours plus an extra $7.50 per hour for four overtime hours.