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How To Use Your Labor Cost Calculator Template

Here’s how to make the most out of your new restaurant labor cost calculator.

Step 1: Fill in your daily sales and labor costs in the blank cells

Step 2: Add relevant details in the 'Notes' section to understand trends in sales and labor

Step 3: Daily 'Labor %' and 'Month Total' will calculate automatically

Step 4: Evaluate your labor % and where you can make scheduling adjustments

Step 5: Identify areas to cut your labor costs on slow sale days!


How 7shifts compares to the Labor Calculator Template

How does this free labor cost calculator compare with 7shifts’ intuitive labor management solution?

Labor Calculator Template

Easy schedule builder

Customizable to your restaurant


POS Integration for automatic sales tracking

Automatic sales and labor reporting

Free mobile apps

Overtime alerts

Shift swapping

Communication tools (chat, announcement)

Sales and weather forecasts

Labor budgeting tool

Labor compliance tools

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Track your labor to grow your business

Staying on top of your labor costs is the key to restaurant success. By downloading this labor cost template, you’ll be able to identify new ways to cut your labor costs and make your business more profitable. 

If your business is growing, take your labor management to the next level and save $500/month on labor with 7shifts. Easily build staff schedules in minutes, integrate your POS to forecast your labor needs, and monitor your sales and labor performance over time with robust reports. Taking your restaurant’s labor management digital can save your business $1,000s every month and streamline your operations.

Restaurants save with 7shifts


Time saved on managing staff schedules


Labor costs saved


Reduction in phone calls and texts

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