Gross Pay



Learn how gross pay is calculated from time cards. Students will learn how to calculate regular pay and overtime pay at time-and-a-half and double time. Hours worked are rounded to the nearest quarter hour. Review of converting fractions to decimals, especially 1/4, 1/2, and 3/4.

Lesson Time

Classroom times
3 Hours

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Business and Finance Business and Finance

Standards and Objectives


California's 2008 CTE Standards (4)
California Academic Content Standards (5)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Calculate gross pay for hourly-rate employees·
  • Compute overtime pay rates
  • Calculate regular and overtime pay·

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