Estimated Payroll Hours

Purpose: To help you understand how hours for salary employees are estimated.


Hours for salaried employees are estimated in payroll and based on payroll pay frequency. For example, semi-monthly payroll runs use 86.67 hours while bi-weekly payroll runs use 80 hours, etc. You cannot overwrite the estimated hours.

Estimated hours are reduced based on the employee’s hire date or termination date within the pay period. You cannot overwrite the estimated hours.

You can choose to add any helpful notes about hours in the Note box in Step 2 Edit of payroll.

What's next?

Do you want to learn more about pay schedules?

Do you know how to make one-time overrides in payroll?