How to calculate the employee tenure in months or years in Excel?

As a human resource specialist, you may need to calculate every employee’s tenure in month or years for different salaries or treatments. Here I introduce some tricks on calculating the tenure in months or years in Excel.

Calculate the tenure in month or years with formulas


arrow blue right bubble Calculate the tenure in month or years with formulas

To calculate the tenure of a staff from entry date until now, you can apply below formulas.

Select a blank cell next to the entry date, for instance, C2, and enter this formula =DATEDIF(B2,NOW(),"M"), B2 is the entry date of the employee, and drag auto fill handle down to the cells you want to apply this formula. See screenshot:
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If you want to calculate the tenure in years, you can apply this formula =DATEDIF(B2,NOW(),"Y"), see screenshot:
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If you want to calculate the specific years and months of tenure, apply this formula =DATEDIF(B2,C2,"y") & " years, " & DATEDIF(B2,C2,"ym") & " months ", B2 is the entry date, and C2 is the leave date. See screenshot:
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    vishal · 10 months ago
    i have date of joining and 26 oct 2010 and service years is 5.01 so how i calculate date of leaving like date of joinig format
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    Mezbah · 1 years ago
    HI


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    Sunil · 1 years ago
    How to calculate total service period of an employee excluding the extra day count of leap years in excel ? eg; (Period : 01-11-1999 to 08-08-2019)