Enter the total labor cost ($) and the number of meals served into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Labor Cost Per Meal.

## Labor Cost Per Meal Formula

LCM = LC / M

Variables:

- LCM is the Labor Cost Per Meal ($/meal)
- LC is the total labor cost ($)
- M is the number of meals served

To calculate Labor Cost Per Meal, divide the total labor cost by the number of meals served.

## How to Calculate Labor Cost Per Meal?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Labor Cost Per Meal.

- First, determine the total labor cost ($).
- Next, determine the number of meals served.
- Next, gather the formula from above = LCM = LC / M.
- Finally, calculate the Labor Cost Per Meal.
- After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

**Example Problem : **

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

total labor cost ($) = 3400

number of meals served = 300