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How to calculate working hours per month in Excel?

Normally, most of us may work 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. Here, I want to get the total working hours per month for calculating the salary. How to calculate the total working hours per month in Excel?

Calculate total working hours per month with formulas

Calculate total working hours per month with formulas

The below formulas can help you to calculate the total working hours in a month, please do as this:

1. Enter this formula: =NETWORKDAYS(A2,B2) * 8 into a blank cell where you want to put the result, and then press Enter key, and you will get a date format cell as following screenshot shown:

doc working hours per month 1

2. Then you should convert the date format to general format, please select the calculated cell and then click General from the Number Format drop down list under the Home tab, and the total working hours will be displayed, see screenshot:

doc working hours per month 2

Tips: If there are some holidays in the specific month, you can exclude the holidays by using this formula: =NETWORKDAYS(A2,B2, C2:C4) * 8, and then convert the calculated result to general format, see screenshot:

doc working hours per month 3

Note: In the above formula, A2 is the start date, B2 is the end date, and C2:C4 is the list of holiday date, please change them to your need.

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