Use this tool to analyse your figures and find out how much you need to sell to break-even and meet your overheads.

To use this calculator, simply estimate the profit you expect to make from the product and then enter your data (such as materials and labour costs).

See how your break-even point changes as you experiment with different prices and costs.

Required profit
? How much profit are you aiming to make? $per year
? What is your estimated level of overhead costs for the year? $per year
Therefore the gross margin required is $
per year
Sales
? What is the average price of each unit you sell? $per unit
Less the cost of goods sold
? What is the cost of labour for producing each unit? $
? What is the cost of materials for producing each unit$
Total cost $
per unit
Gross margin $
per unit
? How many weeks can you work each year?weeks
Click next to see your break-even results.
Results

To break-even you’ll need to sell
units

This is your per-unit sales target to meet your overheads. Experiment with the numbers to see how this changes. If you can justify a higher price, keep your overheads low, waste less on materials and work faster to lower your break-even point.

To achieve your desired profit you’ll need to sell
units

This is your per-unit sales target to meet your overheads AND your profit target. Experiment with the numbers to see how this changes. If you can justify a higher price, keep overheads low, waste less on materials and work faster to lower your break-even point.