# What is included in regular rate of pay?

**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 question is, are tips included in regular rate of pay?

Any **tips** received by the employee in excess of the **tip** credit need not be **included** in the **regular rate**. Such **tips** are not **payments** made by the employer to the employee as remuneration for employment within the meaning of the Act.

Secondly, 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**.

Also to know is, how do I calculate my hourly pay rate?

Based on this, **the** average salaried person works 2,080 (40 x 52) hours a year. To **determine your hourly wage**, divide **your** annual **salary** by 2,080. If you make $75,000 a year, **your hourly wage** is $75,000/2080, or $36.06. If you work 37.5 hours a week, divide **your** annual **salary** by 1,950 (37.5 x 52).

What is the rate of pay?

Definition of **rate of pay**. : the amount of money workers are **paid** per hour, week, etc.