# Is commission included in regular rate of pay?

**paid**on a straight

**commission**basis or get

**commissions**in addition to their

**regular**hourly or

**salary pay**. In either case, unless an exemption applies,

**commissions**must be

**included**when determining the

**regular rate of pay**for overtime purposes.

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Also question is, what is included in regular rate of pay?

An employee's **regular rate** is the hourly **rate** an employee is **paid** for all non-overtime hours worked in a workweek. When calculating an employee's **regular rate**, all compensation received by the employee in a workweek must be **included**, including wages, bonuses, commissions, and any other forms of compensation.

Also, how do you calculate bonuses into regular rate of pay for overtime purposes? Multiply the total number of hours worked by the **regular wage rate**, and add the **bonus to** obtain the total **pay** for a certain period. So, if the worker normally earns $10 an hour and he worked 50 hours **in** a week, he would earn $500 **in overtime pay**.

Herein, what is a commission pay?

**Commission** is a sum of money that is **paid** to an employee upon completion of a task, usually the task of selling a certain amount of goods or services. It can be **paid** as a percentage of the sale or as a flat dollar amount based on sales volume.

How does commission based pay work?

**Commission** is a **payment based** on the amount of sales an employee makes and is usually **based** on a percentage of total sales, so the more sales made, the more money the employee takes home.