Enter the total number of HR employees and the total number of employees in the organization into the Staffing Ratio Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the Staffing Ratio. 

Staffing Ratio Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Staffing Ratio. 

SR = #HR / #E

  • Where SR is the Staffing Ratio (HR/employee)
  • #HR is the total number of HR employees 
  • #E is the total number of employees in the organization 

How to Calculate Staffing Ratio?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Staffing Ratio.

Example Problem #1:

  1. First, determine the total number of HR employees. 
    • The total number of HR employees is given as: 40.
  2. Next, determine the total number of employees in the organization. 
    • The total number of employees in the organization is provided as: 2,000.
  3. Finally, calculate the Staffing Ratio using the equation above: 

SR = #HR / #E

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

SR = 40 / 2,000 = .02 (HR/employee)


Example Problem #2: 

For this problem, the variables required are provided below:

total number of HR employees = 60

total number of employees in the organization = 3,000

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

SR = #HR / #E = ?