Hidden Technology Cost Calculator

People often think of the costs of their computer systems as the total dollar value spent on hardware, software and services.

 

But, over the life of each system, by far the biggest cost is lost productivity due to software glitches, system downtime and the lack of appropriate training.


How many hours a month do you or your employees spend trying to solve computer problems instead of getting work done? Have you ever calculated the true costs to your business? It's an eye-opening exercise.

 

Enter the numbers that best reflect your situation into our Hidden Cost Calculator to find out.

 

The Hidden Cost of Lost Productivity Your Employee
Employee Annual Salary
$60,000
$80,000
$100,000
Annual Sales Generated by Employee
$0
$0
$0
Monthly Salary
$5,000
$6,667
$8,333
25% Overhead for Benefits, Taxes and Insurance
$1,250
$1,667
$2,083
Total Monthly Cost
$6,250
$8,000
$10,000
Hourly Cost (assuming 30 productive hours/week)
$48.08
$64.11
$80.13
Hourly Revenues Usually Generated by Employee
$0
$0
$0
Total Hourly Value of Employee
$48.08
$64.11
$80.13
Hours of Downtime per
Month due to Computers
2
2
2
Monthly Cost to your Business
$96.16
$128.22
$160.26
Typical Lifetime of a PC
(years of use)
3
3
3
Total Lifetime Hidden
Cost Per PC
$3,462
$4,616
$5,769