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Australia Recruitment Cost Calculator 2016

The Australia Recruitment Cost Calculator provides a "True Cost of an Employee Calculation" for the first year of employment when factoring holistic employment and startup costs. The calculator is designed to provide insight into the full costing model for employing a new employee in Australia and, together with iCalculator™'s Australia Payroll calculator for 2016, provide the gross employment costs of your current staff in Australia, help you budget employment costs in Australia for your financial year, anticipate staff costs for future expansions in Australia and review past costs in order to gauge future employment costs in Australia.

Australia Recruitment Cost Calculator 2016
Australia Recruitment Cost Calculator 2016: Salary Costs
*** Please enter the basic salary for your employee in Australia ***
Australia Recruitment Cost Calculator 2016: Benefits Costs
Australia Recruitment Cost Calculator 2016: Onboarding Costs
Australia Recruitment Cost Calculator 2016: Facilities / Other Costs

Understanding the calculations behind the Australia Recruitment Cost Calculator 2016

Whether you are the Director of a multi-million organisation, setting up a new company in Australia , or have a business venture in Australia, knowing where your money goes and how much you spend on employment resources is essential. Staff costs in Australia are one of the biggest expenditures for a company, but it isn’t just wages that cost the business money, there are additional expenditures, known more commonly as 'on-costs' or 'onboarding-costs'.

Calculating the true cost of an employee in Australia can seem very complex but, as with most financial calculations with multiple elements, they can each be placed into simple cost buckets which allow us to provide a simple working formula:

tce = sc + bc + oc + fc


  • tce = The True Cost of an Employee in Australia
  • sc = Salary Costs in Australia
  • bc = Benefit Costs in Australia
  • oc = Onboarding Costs in Australia
  • fc = Facilities in Australia

Each of these costs includes a number of sub elements which are defined within the calculator where you can enter specific amounts or a percentage rate for benchmarking expenditure. Please review the supporting guide "Calculating the 'True Cost of an Employee in Australia' in 2016" which explains the associated costs computed within this calculator.

The True Cost of an Employee in Australia Calculator is similar to the Cost Per Hire Calculator with the addition of live income tax and salary deductions for an employee working in Australia in 2016.

Australia Cost of Employment: Tax Years available

We currently support the following tax years for employee cost calculations in Australia, if you require additional tax years, please get in touch and we can add them to the list of available tax years.