# How to calculate the average monthly salary ?

Often it is necessary to calculate the average monthly salary.Many people think that simply add up all the payments for a certain period and divide by the number of months, and some just fold salary.But the one and the other is wrong.Before you calculate the average monthly wage is necessary to sum up all the payments made on wages, that is, allowances, fees, bonuses, salary, in general, all that has been charged to personal income tax.

## expect average monthly salary

Firstly, it is necessary to establish the period for which you want to calculate the average monthly salary.For example, when the calculated amount of compensation for unused vacation, in this case, the settlement period will be equal to the length of time in which the person has not used the annual paid leave.Then, using the data from the accounting statements for this period, it is necessary to sum all payments made, which were taxed income tax.Note, however, that out of this amount will need to deduct any material assistance and v

arious payments issued as a bonus or gift.

After that, the amount received will need to divide the number of months in your billing period.For example, if the Secretary for the first 9 months of work were paid wages in the amount of 99,000 rubles, the average salary will be equal to 99000 rubles, divide it 9 months and we get 11,000 rubles.

### not fully worked month

Some do not know how to calculate the average monthly salary, if the month was not fully worked out.In this case, the calculation of holiday pay and the calculation of compensation for unused vacation, not worked full month should be rounded as follows: if an employee worked in the month of 15 days or more, then this period will be included in the calculation as a whole month.But if he has completed less than 15 days, it is currently excluded from the calculation.

### benefits

If you want to calculate the average salary in the calculation of benefits for pregnancy and childbirth, the sum should all payments are made over the last 12 or 24 months, then you must also add up all the fees for the billing period and divide the total by the number ofmonths.If you want to calculate the average monthly salary for the payment of severance pay, in which case you will need to take into account the last 12 months.Now that you know how to calculate the average monthly wage, and you will not have errors in the calculation, and you will act in accordance with the Labour Code.