Enter the total margin profit ($) and the total costs ($) into the Percent Margin Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the Percent Margin. 

Percent Margin Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Percent Margin. 

PM = MP / TC * 100

  • Where PM is the Percent Margin (%)
  • MP is the total margin profit ($) 
  • TC is the total costs ($) 

How to Calculate Percent Margin?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Percent Margin.

Example Problem #1:

  1. First, determine the total margin profit ($). 
    • The total margin profit ($) is given as: 56.
  2. Next, determine the total costs ($). 
    • The total costs ($) is provided as: 150.
  3. Finally, calculate the Percent Margin using the equation above: 

PM = MP / TC * 100

The values given above are inserted into the equation below and the solution is calculated:

PM = 56 / 150 * 100 = 37.33 (%)


Example Problem #2: 

For this problem, the variables required are provided below:

total margin profit ($) = 67

total costs ($) = 891

Test your knowledge using the equation and check your answer with the calculator above.

PM = MP / TC * 100 = ?