Avero's Labor Summary Report
Available in: Essentials and Professional subscriptions
In order to see profit in your business, it is essential to manage labor costs. It is one of the areas operators find the most challenging to make informed and data-driven decisions.
You need staff to make your food and keep guests happy, but how can you make sure you're staffing in the most efficient way possible? Avero's Labor Summary Report will help you determine where you can be more efficient.
In this article, the following topics will be discussed:
- Running a Labor Summary Report
- Viewing the Labor Summary Report
- I received an error message: Please select mandatory filter: Job Class
Running a Labor Summary Report
The Labor Summary Report is located under the Labor tab in Avero. This report will default to show you a summary of the labor hours worked yesterday for all departments.
Job Classes will be reflected in Avero as they are defined in your POS or Time Clock system. Job Classes are also tied to departments such as, Front of House, Back of House, etc.
Labor Metrics Defined
- Regular Hours: Total regular hours worked, regular are non-overtime hours at the standard rate of pay.
- Regular Pay: Total dollars paid to employees for those regular hours worked.
- Overtime Hours: Total hours over the overtime threshold in your POS, you can manage overtime settings in your POS but not in Avero.
- Overtime Pay: Total dollars paid to employees for those overtime hours.
- Total Hours: Total Hours worked, including regular hours and overtime hours.
- Total Pay: Total dollars paid to employees for total hours worked, both regular and overtime.
- % Total Hours: Percentage of total hours worked by a specific job class or department.
- % Total Pay: Percentage of total pay allocated to a specific job class or department.
- Checks per Labor Hour: Total amount of checks divided by total labor hours. How many tables were served per hour of labor expense (any rate)?
- Checks per Weekly FTE: Checks divided by Weekly FTE (Full-Time Employee). How many tables were served per full-time employee?
- Covers per Labor Hour: Total amount of covers (guests) divided by total labor hours.
- Covers per Weekly FTE: Total amount of covers divided by Weekly Full-Time Employee.
- Gross Sales per Labor Hour: Total gross sales divided by total labor hours. How much revenue was brought in per hour of labor expense?
- Gross Sales per Weekly FTE: Gross sales divided by Weekly FTE.
- Labor % of Gross Sales: Total labor dollars divided by total gross sales, referred to as Labor Cost or Labor Cost Percent.
- Labor % Gross Food Sales: Total labor dollars divided by total food sales, labor cost as it relates to food sales. Best used when analyzing kitchen or back of house employee productivity.
- Labor % Gross Beverage Sales: Total labor dollars divided by total beverage sales, labor cost as it relates to beverage sales. Best used for analyzing front-of-house positions related to beverage, such as bartenders, bar backs, and baristas.
- Net Sales per Labor Hour: Total net sales divided by total labor hours.
- Net Sales per Weekly FTE: Net sales divided by weekly FTE.
- Labor % of Net Sales: Total labor dollars divided by total net sales.
Viewing the Labor Summary Report
When the Labor Summary report generates, you will see every job class within your restaurant listed in the left-hand column. Whichever labor metrics you selected in the Report Generator, will be displayed across the top of the table.
This view will allow you to see the departments that have the highest labor expenses and will also allow you to gauge efficiency metrics such as cover per labor hour.
I received an error message: Please select mandatory filter: Job Class
This error is generated when a user attempts to run a Labor Report (such as Labor Summary Report) but Labor Setup has not yet been completed for this business/outlet. Complete the labor setup and the reports will run as expected.
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