Unit 1 – Gross Pay Show your work on each problem
Question 1 • O. J. earns $6.50 per hour and worked 30 hours this week. What is his straight-time pay?
Question 2 • A local car wash pays Blake $8.00 per hour. Last summer he worked 35.25 hours a week. What was his pay for the week?
Question 3 Marley is a teacher’s aide. He earns $12.80 per hour. Last week he worked 34 hours. What is his straight-time pay?
Question 4 • Tryston earns $9.00 an hour and works 40 hours per week. Because he had to work on Sunday, his employer paid him time and a half for the additional 6 hours he worked on Sunday. What is his total pay?
Question 5 • Austin earns $11.50 per hour. He worked 40 hours, plus time and a half for 7 hours. What is his total pay?
Question 6 • Chris S., a computer programmer, works at an hourly rate of $10.60 and earns time and half if he works any overtime. Given this, last week he worked 37 hours plus 8 hours overtime. • A. What is his straight-time pay? • B. What is his overtime pay? • C. What is his total pay?
Question 7 • Summer operates a salon. She charges $12 per haircut. Often by Saturday she has given 60 haircuts. What is her total pay?
Question 8 • Dalton picks strawberries every Wednesday morning. The farm pays him $0.25 per quart and he normally picks 1,053 quarts. What is his total pay?
Question 9 • Ryan is a silk shirt screener. The owner will pay him $0.45 per shirt and $0.75 per sweatshirt. On Tuesday, Ryan completed 288 shirts and 72 sweatshirts. What is his total pay?
Question 10 • Steven operates an oil change and tune-up service. He charges $33.95 per oil change, $72.50 to tune a four-cylinder engine, $82.50 to tune a six-cylinder engine, and $92.50 to tune an eight-cylinder engine. What is the total amount he charged his customers for a week in which he did 35 oil changes, tuned 5 four-cylinder engines, 7 six-cylinder engines, and 2 eight-cylinder engines?
Question 11 • Your annual salary is $22,500. What is your weekly salary?
Question 12 • Your annual salary is $28,320. What is your semi-monthly salary?
Question 13 • Christan is a claims adjustor. His biweekly salary is $1,075. What is his annual salary?
Question 14 • Cody is an electrical engineer and earns $58,400 per year. What is his weekly salary?
Question 15 • Keith is currently earning an annual salary of $25,090 at Ariton Electronics. He has been offered a job at Ariton Chemical Plant at an annual salary of $26,660. How much more would Keith earn per week at Ariton Chemical Plant than at Ariton Electronics?
QUESTION 16 • Brooke sells tires at the local shopping mall. She earns 20% commission on the first $500, 25% on the next $1,000, and 30% on sales over $1,500. Last weekend, she sold $1,940 worth of tires. What is her total commission?
Question 17 • Shelby works at cow museum. She earns $5 per hour. She also is paid $.10 per student who tour the museum. This week, 1,087 students toured the museum. What is her total pay?
Question 18 • Josiah is a sales representative for a company that sells roofing materials. He receives graduated commission of 5 percent on the first $5,000 of sales, 6.5 percent on the next $15,000, and 7 percent on sales over $20,000. What is his commission on $23,458 in sales?
Question 19 • Seth demonstrates microwave ovens at a home décor center. He is paid $35 per demonstration for the first 10 demonstrations and $45 for each demonstration over 10. Also, for every microwave sold, she earns $20.55. What is Seth’s total pay on a day in which he makes 12 demonstrations and 4 sales?
Question 20 • Jesse sells lumber. He earns 9 percent commission on the first $25,000, 11 percent commission on the next $30,000, and 15 percent on sales over $55,000. Find his total pay on monthly sales of $56,757