Enter the annual salary or earnings and the total number of working days lost into the calculator to determine the future loss of earnings.

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## Future Loss of Earnings Formula

The following formula is used to calculate a future loss of earnings.

FLE = AS / 365 * DL

- Where FLE is the future loss of earnings ($)
- AS is the average annual salary ($)
- DL is the total number of days lost to injury

To calculate the future loss of earnings, multiply the daily earnings rate by the total number of days lost.

## What is a future loss of earnings?

Definition:

A future loss of earnings is a measure of the total value or earnings that a person or company will lose in the future due to some event that causes a lost amount of earning day.

These events are typically workplace injuries, but it can also be applied to losses of businesses due to infringements on trademarks etc.

## How to calculate future loss of earnings?

Example Problem:

The following example outlines the step-by-step process in calculate a future loss of earnings.

First, determine the average annual earnings. In this example, the average annual earnings is $100,000.00.

Next, determine the estimated number of days that will be lost. In this case, the event is an injury that causes a person to miss 100 days.

Finally, calculate the future loss of earnings using the formula above:

FLE = AS / 365 * DL

FLE = 100000 / 365 * 100

FLE = $27,397.26