Enter the total number of jobs completed and the total cost into the calculator to determine the cost per job.

Cost Per Job Formula

The following equation is used to calculate the Cost Per Job.


  • Where CPJ is the cost per job ($/job)
  • TC is the total cost of all jobs ($)
  • TJ is the total number of jobs

To calculate the cost per job, divide the cost of all jobs by the number of jobs.

What is a Cost Per Job?


A cost per job is a metric that describes the average cost of a job given a sample of several jobs and a total cost for those jobs.

How to Calculate Cost Per Job?

Example Problem:

The following example outlines the steps and information needed to calculate Cost Per Job.

First, determine the cost of all jobs done. In this case, the total cost of all jobs was $500.00.

Next, determine the number of jobs completed. For this example problem, the number of jobs completed was 5.

Finally, calculate the cost per job using the formula above:


CPJ = $500.00 / 5

CPJ = $100.00 / job