Salary calculator UK

Calculate your net and gross salary

Use this free UK salary calculator to understand your hourly, monthly, gross, net and pro rata salary.

And if you need to pay or get paid in a different currency, use Wise to cut costs and have more left to spend on yourself.

Net salary calculator

What does the take home salary mean?

Take home salary is also known as net salary.

This is the amount you’ll receive in your pay-check, after taxes and other standard deductions like National Insurance payments.

How does the take home salary calculator work?

Use our smart, simple net salary calculator to estimate what you’ll receive in your pay-check every month – or to work out your annual take home pay. You can also see at a glance how much you’ll pay in taxes:

  • Select the tax year you’re looking for
  • Choose the country of the UK you live in
  • Enter your annual salary before tax
  • The calculator will work out how much take home pay you’ll get, as well as the income tax and National Insurance you’ll pay every month and year.

*All tax estimates are based on standard tax rules and do not constitute tax advice.

Hourly rate calculator UK

What does the hourly rate mean?

Your hourly rate is the amount of salary you get paid before tax. It’s usually shown as a before tax figure. You may work in a job which is paid hourly, and want to know what your overall salary per month or year is. This hourly rate calculator can do the maths for you.

How does the hourly rate calculator work?

Get a full breakdown of your earnings by hour, month and year, as well as what you’ll pay in tax and other deductions. Here’s how:

  • Enter your hourly pay and how many hours a week you work
  • The calculator will show you your annual salary
  • You’ll also see your tax free allowance, your taxable income, and the total income tax and National Insurance you’ll pay
  • The final lines show your take home pay per month and year, so you’ll know how much to expect in your paycheck

*This calculator is for employees in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. All tax estimates are based on standard tax rules and do not constitute tax advice.

Pro rata calculator UK

What does pro-rata mean?

If you work part time, you’ll want to know your pro rated, or pro-rata salary. That’s the amount you’ll actually be paid, calculated proportionally based on your working hours.

In simple terms, if a full time salary is calculated at 40 hours a week, and you work 20, you’ll receive a pro-rata payment of half the amount of a full time employee.

However, tax and National Insurance deductions – and unusual numbers of worked hours – can make it tricky to figure out your net pro-rata salary. Our pro rata salary calculator can help.

How does the hourly rate calculator work?

Here’s how to use the pro-rata salary calculator:

 

  • Complete the full time annual salary information
  • Add how many hours a week a full time employee is contracted for
  • Complete your own number of working hours
  • The calculator will show your annual pro-rata salary before tax
  • It also calculates your tax free allowance, your taxable income, and the total income tax and National Insurance you’ll pay
  • The final lines show your take home pay per month and year. That’s how much you’ll get in your pro-rata paycheck after tax and deductions

*This calculator is for employees in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. All tax estimates are based on standard tax rules and do not constitute tax advice.

Hourly rate, net calculator or pro-rata salary?

Choose any of these three salary calculators in the UK

Take home pay calculator

Pro-rata salary calculator

Hourly salary calculator

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Salary calculator UK - FAQs

1. Gross vs net salary. What are the differences?

Gross salary refers to the total amount you’ll be paid before tax and deductions. Net pay is also known as take-home pay. This is the amount you’ll actually receive in your paycheck once your employer has collected income tax, National Insurance and any other required contributions.

2. How much tax do I pay on my salary in the UK?

The UK has a progressive tax system. That means that the amount you’re taxed will depend on how much you’re paid. The best way to calculate your UK tax is to use the free calculators available here - try the take home salary calculator, which also works as a gross salary calculator to show your total estimated tax liabilities.

3. What is the tax free amount in 2020/2021 in the UK?

The tax free allowance in the UK for the tax year 2020-2021 is £12,500. That means that if you earn less than this over the course of the tax year, you probably won’t pay income tax. The tax free allowance is reviewed annually and may change over time.