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How to Calculate How Much I Make Per Day

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Salaries are commonly expressed in terms of an amount per paycheck, per hour or even per year, but they are less frequently expressed in a certain amount per day. With a little simple math, figure out how much money you are making per day.

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Look at your pay stub and find out how much money you made for that pay period and how many weeks were in the pay period.

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Divide how much you made for the pay period by how many weeks were in the pay period. For example, if you made $652 in the pay period and there are two weeks in the pay period, you made $326 per week.

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Divide the amount you made per week by the amount of days you work in a week. In this case, if you made $326 in a week and you worked five days that week, you made $65.20 a day.

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Amy Grogan started writing professionally in 2008, contributing to various online publications. She also served as an editor for the "Killer History" e-book series.

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