Pay type rate options:

  • Salary — Select "Salary” to enter an annual salary amount.
  • Fixed amount — If you select “Fixed amount”, in the fields below, select “Total amount” or “Amount per period” and enter the amount. Use “Total amount” for specified amounts paid over a number of periods, such as for a short-term, temporary assignment. Use “Amount by period” for specified amounts paid each period for which no specific total is defined. For example, an employee receives $1,000 a month.
  • Hourly — If you select “Hourly”, in the fields below, select “Amount per hour” or “Percent of hourly gross” and enter the amount or percentage. This option calculates the pay amount based on a percentage of all pays and benefits the employee receives per hour. You can select on the Restrictions tab which benefits and other pays are included in the gross amount.
  • Piece rate — If you select “Piece rate”, select a piece rate unit in the Unit field. Piece rate units are defined on the Tables page in Configuration. In the Amount per unit field, enter the amount to pay for each unit.
  • Percentage of gross — If you select “Percentage of gross”, enter a percentage in the Percentage field. This option calculates the pay amount based on a percentage of all pays and benefits the employee receives. You can select on the Restrictions tab which benefits and other pays are included in the gross amount.