## Bookmarklet: Wage Calculator

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While searching for employment, I realize I can’t be super picky - but my household does have needs! Because of this, I’ve developed a quick calculator / bookmarklet for the browser that I thought I’d share. It allows you to enter a yearly or hourly amount, and it shows the corresponding amounts. This tells you if that salary posting fits within your needs.

Features

• Takes hourly or yearly wage. If amount is 200 or greater, assumes its a yearly amount.

• Shows wages in yearly, monthly and hourly

• Shows Gross, Company Net (assuming 25% tax bracket relatively), Independent Net (assuming 25% + 15.3% tax for medicare/social security, etc)

• Configurable to take in other rates of tax

Here’s the bookmarklet - drag it to your book mark bar:

Calculate Wage

The UnMinified version:

``````function bookmarklet()
{
var independentTax = 15.3;
var taxBracket = 25;
var amount = prompt('amount:');
if (amount) {
if (amount < 200) {
amount *= 2080; // 40 hrs a week/ 52 weeks
}
var output = "Gross: \$" + amount + "/yr - \$" + Math.round(amount/12)
+ "/mo - \$" + Math.round(amount/2080) + "/hr\n";
var taxminus = amount * (taxBracket/100);
output += "Cmp Net: \$" + Math.round(amount-taxminus) + "/yr - \$"
+ Math.round((amount-taxminus)/12) + "/mo - \$"
+ Math.round((amount-taxminus)/2080) + "/hr\n";
taxminus = amount * ((taxBracket+independentTax)/100);
output += "Ind Net: \$" + Math.round(amount-taxminus) + "/yr - \$"
+ Math.round((amount-taxminus)/12) + "/mo - \$"
+ Math.round((amount-taxminus)/2080) + "/hr";