A nurse working at a medical clinic earns $17.81 per hour. The nurse works three 8-hour shifts and one 12-hour shift every week, and is paid weekly. Weekly deductions are: federal tax $102.80, state tax $24.58, federal insurance $18.13, and family health insurance $52.15. What is the nurse's take-home pay each week?
First you must calculate how many hours the nurse works each week. Three 8-hour shifts plus one 12-hour shift equals 36 hours per week.
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Deductions = $102.80 + $24.58 + $18.13 + $52.15 = $197.66
Take-Home Pay = $641.16 − $197.66 = $443.50