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Calculator: Pay overtime or employ new staff

Use this calculator to estimate the cost of overtime to your business and whether an extra staff member is a suitable alternative.

Overtime calculator form

$0 cost of overtime to your business,
versus $0 cost of an extra staff member (per week)


Difference between cost of overtime
and hiring a new staff member

While overtime is a necessary part of the ebb and flow of business life, it can have an adverse effect on employee job satisfaction, quality control and your bottom-line.

When making a decision between overtime and employing new staff, use this figure to help make an informed decision.