Compare contract rates with permanent

This calculator helps you compare "package" or "gross" salaries, daily contract rates and their equivalent standard salary number.

Updated for 2014 public holidays and the increase of super to 9.5% for financial years 2014-2017.

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Most people in Australia quote their salary excluding tax and superannuation. Recruiters and employers like to quote it inclusive of superannuation because it sounds higher. When you're looking at contract daily rates, it's standard to include super.This calculator helps you compare "package" and "gross" salaries, and daily contract rates, with their equivalent standard salary number.

I like to always compare anything that's being offered with a "standard" salary number. With contracts, you tend to get paid more because leave, public holidays and sick leave aren't covered. This calculator accounts for that.