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Annual salary pro rata to part time hours query

(9 Posts)
Spickle Mon 04-Nov-13 22:33:21

Hi, just wondering if someone knowledgeable can advise me?

Just started a job paying an annual salary of £13,000 pro rata. I am doing two days per week 9.00 am to 5.30 pm. It would seem that they have worked out that the £13,000 per year would only be earned if you worked 365 days per year, i.e. £13,000 divided by 365 = £35 per 7.5 hour day. Is this right? £35 for a 7.5 hour day is below the minimum wage, or am I being somewhat dim here?

oddslippers Mon 04-Nov-13 22:36:02

No that's not right should be 2/5 of £13000 = £5200 pa

oddslippers Mon 04-Nov-13 22:37:36

£433 pcm approx £50 per day

rachyconks Mon 04-Nov-13 22:39:50

What odd said. You are not paid for days you aren't working. Salary should be based on 37.5 hour working week and pro rata taken from that.

amothersplaceisinthewrong Mon 04-Nov-13 22:42:41

£13K per annum is £250 pw

This is £50 per day for a five day week. For two days £52 x 100 - ie £5200

They are assuming a seven day week would be worked - which it surely would not.

Fairypants Mon 04-Nov-13 22:43:00

I agree with odd slippers - I work pt and my pro rata salary is based on a standard working week (ie 37.5 hrs).

Lonecatwithkitten Mon 04-Nov-13 22:43:59

It depends what standard full time week is in that business. In mine the full time week is 40 hours so pro data is percentage of 40 hour week.
So £13,000 for 40 hour week, £7,500 for 20 hour week.

Spickle Mon 04-Nov-13 22:53:46

It would be a 37.5 hour week and no weekends.

Spickle Mon 04-Nov-13 23:47:54

Thanks for the advice, much appreciated.

I will go into work tomorrow with a bit of ammunition to fight with!

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