In the FT column, enter the number of full-time employees at the end of each applicable month. In the PT Hours column, enter the total number of hours worked by all part-time employees for each applicable month. The total for each month (FTE column) must be greater than zero. After all months have been completed, select the Submit button and your results will appear.

Use monthly totals from the preceding calendar year and estimate future monthly totals:

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