Personal Finance 2 Variable earnings

Which of the following statements is always true? Workers being paid on commission get paid based solely on their performance..
The table below shows the earnings, in thousands of dollars, for three different commissioned employeesWhich employee did not have the same dollar amount in sales for the month of February as the other two employees? employee #1
Sally earns graduated commission on her sales each month. She earns 6% commission on the first $45,000 in sales and 8% on anything over that. If Sally had $51,000 in sales this month, how much commission did she earn? NOT – $4,080
Athena priced each of her art pieces at the same price and displayed them for sale in two different art shows. She made $495.80 from the first art show and $371.85 from the second show. If Athena sold 7 pieces of art, what price did each piece sell for? $123.95
The earnings of two employees are given below:Employee A: 6% commission on all salesEmployee B: 4% commission on the first $80,000 and 8% on anything over $80,000How much more does a straight commission employee make than the graduated commission employee for sales of $100,000? NOT – $1,600
A graduated commission employee makes 3.5% interest on the first $50,000 in sales and 6.5% interest on all sales over $50,000. Which of the following expressions represents the employee’s total earnings on $81,500 in sales? (0.035)(50,000) + (0.065)(31,500)
Choose the method of pay that would result in the most earnings for one month on sales of $60,000. Graduated commission of 5% on the first $40,000 in sales and 9% on anything over that.
Max has a monthly salary of $1,100 and also earns 7.5% commission on his sales. If Max had $43,000 in sales last month, what were his total earnings for the month? $4,325
Tamara earns her living as a salary plus commission employee. Her annual salary is $48,000, and she earns 4% commission on all sales she makes. If Tamara wants to make a total of $6,000 this month, how much in sales does she need to have? $50,000
Casey has a job doing valet parking. Casey makes an hourly rate of $4.55 per hour plus tips. Last week Casey worked 26 hours and made $898.55. How much in tips did Casey earn last week? $780.25
Ruby has a monthly salary of $1,800 and also earns 6% commission on her sales. If Ruby had $37,000 in sales last month, what were her total earnings for the month? $4,020
The table below shows the earnings, in thousands of dollars, for three different commissioned employees.Who had the largest dollar amount in sales for the month of December?January? – They each had the same dollar amount in sales.- NOT – The salary plus commission employee.
Hank is a salaried plus commission employee. Hank has a monthly salary of $2,500 and earns 5.5% commission on all sales. Which of the following expressions represents Hank’s total earnings in one month if he has $6,300 in sales? 2,500 + (0.055)(6,300)
Choose the method of pay that would result in the most earnings for one month on sales of $40,000. Straight commission of 7.5% on all sales.
Bob gets paid an annual salary of $30,000 and earns 5% commission on all sales he makes. If Bob wants to make $6,000 this month, how much in sales does he need to have? $70,000
Pete earns graduated commission on his sales each month. He earns 7% commission on the first $35,000 in sales and 9% on anything over that. If Pete had $43,000 in sales this month, how much commission did he earn? $3,170
Ryan works at the car wash making $5.30 per hour plus tips. Last week Ryan worked 32 hours and earned $403. How much in tips did Ryan make last week? $233.40
Choose the method of pay that would result in the most earnings for one month on sales of $73,620 Monthly salary of $3,000 plus 2% commission on all sales.
Which of the following expressions represents the total earnings of a commissioned employee earning 9.5% commission with sales of $8,540? (0.095)(8,540)
Mr. Gonzalez earns his living as a salary plus commission employee. His annual salary is $18,000. He makes 4% commission on all of his sales. Mr. Gonzalez wants to earn $60,000 this year. If his earnings are divided evenly throughout the year, how much in monthly sales would Mr. Gonzalez need to have? $87,500
Erica sells magazine subscriptions and makes a flat rate of $5.35 for each subscription she sells. If Erica made $42.80 on Monday, $64.20 on Tuesday and $74.90 on Wednesday, how many subscriptions did she sell in the three days? 34

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