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France Recruitment Cost Calculator 2024

The France Recruitment Cost Calculator provides a "True Cost of an Employee Calculation" for the first year of employment when factoring holistic employment and startup costs. The calculator is designed to provide insight into the full costing model for employing a new employee in France and, together with iCalculator™'s France Payroll calculator for 2024, provide the gross employment costs of your current staff in France, help you budget employment costs in France for your financial year, anticipate staff costs for future expansions in France and review past costs in order to gauge future employment costs in France.

France Recruitment Cost Calculator 2024
France Recruitment Cost Calculator 2024: Salary Costs
*** Please enter the basic salary for your employee in France ***
France Recruitment Cost Calculator 2024: Benefits Costs
France Recruitment Cost Calculator 2024: Onboarding Costs
France Recruitment Cost Calculator 2024: Facilities / Other Costs
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Understanding the calculations behind the France Recruitment Cost Calculator 2024

Whether you are the Director of a multi-million organisation, setting up a new company in France , or have a business venture in France, knowing where your money goes and how much you spend on employment resources is essential. Staff costs in France are one of the biggest expenditures for a company, but it isn’t just wages that cost the business money, there are additional expenditures, known more commonly as 'on-costs' or 'onboarding-costs'.

Calculating the true cost of an employee in France can seem very complex but, as with most financial calculations with multiple elements, they can each be placed into simple cost buckets which allow us to provide a simple working formula:

tce = sc + bc + oc + fc


  • tce = The True Cost of an Employee in France
  • sc = Salary Costs in France
  • bc = Benefit Costs in France
  • oc = Onboarding Costs in France
  • fc = Facilities in France

Each of these costs includes a number of sub elements which are defined within the calculator where you can enter specific amounts or a percentage rate for benchmarking expenditure. Please review the supporting guide "Calculating the 'True Cost of an Employee in France' in 2024" which explains the associated costs computed within this calculator.

The True Cost of an Employee in France Calculator is similar to the Cost Per Hire Calculator with the addition of live income tax and salary deductions for an employee working in France in 2024.

France Cost of Employment: Tax Years available

We currently support the following tax years for employee cost calculations in France, if you require additional tax years, please get in touch and we can add them to the list of available tax years.