Labour Cost Calculator

Interactive calculator to calculate the labour cost of an apparel product.

All values in

Annual Salary including Benefits (Direct Labour)


Direct Labour per time
Direct Labour / 1000
Total Labour / 1000 (Direct and Indirect)

Minutes Per Product

Labour Cost Per Product / 1000


Start with the Annual Salary including Benefits which is the yearly amount of salary and benefits of a worker. This depends on the region and we have benchmarks that we can help you with.

That Annual Salary is then calculated into a per minute cost, indirect labour is added (management functions) and a Total Labour per Minute cost / 1000 is calculated. This is then multplied by the minutes needed to calculate the Labour Cost per Product.

All costing sheets units are per 1000 so e.g. $2799 per 1000 means $2,79 in the costing sheet. is a tool provided by
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