Net to Gross Paycheck

You can use this calculator to calculate gross pay for a single paycheck, and view the various withholdings, working backward from net pay.

To open this calculator, click Calculators in the toolbar, and then click Payroll > Net to Gross Paycheck in the left panel.

You can export the data as a PDF file or clear all data that you entered. For more information, see Financial calculators.


If a client paid an employee $1,000 per week, what are the client's gross pay and withholdings?

Field Input
Year of paycheck 2019
Net pay $1,000
Retirement plan contribution rate 10%
Pay period Weekly
Filing status Single
Number of allowances 1
State and local withholding $120

In this example, the calculator generates a weekly net pay of $1,000 from a gross pay of $1,609.13.

Note: To calculate these amounts starting from gross pay, use the Gross to Net Paycheck calculator.

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