Enter the total hours lost to spam (hrs) and the average hourly rate of employees ($/hr) into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Spam Cost.

## Spam Cost Formula

SC = HLS * AHR

Variables:

- SC is the Spam Cost ($)
- HLS is the total hours lost to spam (hrs)
- AHR is the average hourly rate of employees ($/hr)

To calculate Spam Cost, multiply the total time lost to spam by the hourly rate.

## How to Calculate Spam Cost?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Spam Cost.

- First, determine the total hours lost to spam (hrs).
- Next, determine the average hourly rate of employees ($/hr).
- Next, gather the formula from above = SC = HLS * AHR.
- Finally, calculate the Spam Cost.
- 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 hours lost to spam (hrs) = 300

average hourly rate of employees ($/hr) = 20