## What does FTE mean in jobs?

full-time equivalent

The calculation of full-time equivalent (FTE) is an employee’s scheduled hours divided by the employer’s hours for a full-time workweek. When an employer has a 40-hour workweek, employees who are scheduled to work 40 hours per week are 1.0 FTEs. Employees scheduled to work 20 hours per week are 0.5 FTEs.

### What is FTE evaluation?

Full time equivalency is the sum of the total amount of work conducted by your workforce as if it was all conducted by full time employees, which allows for a comparable and standardized way to understand the overall scope of a company’s operations.

#### What is typical FTE?

Each employee who worked more than 40 hours per week on average during a specific calculation period counts as 1.0 FTE and is viewed as a full-time employee. Each employee who worked less than 40 hours per week on average during a specific calculation period counts as 0.5 FTE and is viewed as a part-time employee.

**What is FTE human resources?**

Full-time equivalent (FTE) is the number of full-time hours being worked by both full-time and part-time employees. The FTE calculation is an employee’s scheduled hours divided by the employer’s hours for a full-time workweek.

**How many hours is an FTE?**

On an annual basis, an FTE is considered to be 2,080 hours, which is calculated as: 8 hours per day x 5 work days per week x 52 weeks per year = 2,080 hours per year When a business employs a significant number of part-time staff, it can be useful to convert their hours worked into full time equivalents, to see how …

## What is FTE engagement?

A full-time employee is a term used to describe one (or more) team members whose combined work hours in a week equal the total number of hours that a business considers full time.

### Why is FTE lower than headcount?

There are two basic ways that we count the number of employees. When we use headcount, each individual person counts as one employee whether their appointment is full time or part time. When we use “FTE,” we are using the “Full Time Equivalent.”

#### How do you calculate FTE?

To determine your total FTE, add the total part-time hours worked, plus the total full-time hours worked. From there, if your full-time hours are 40 per week, divide the number by 2,080. If your total full-time hours are 30 per week, divide the number by 1,560.

**How do you calculate FTE on a workload?**

Divide the total hours worked by the number of full-time hours.

- Holiday hours and other paid leave (sick leave, maternity/paternity leave, etc.)
- Divide the total hours by 2,080.
- Divide the total hours by 173.33 to find the FTE per month.
- Divide the total hours by 8 to obtain FTE per day.