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    Planning & Budgeting for Andy Barber

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    Andy has five barbers working for him. Each Barber is paid $9.90/hr & works 40/hr week & a 50/wk year regardless of # of haircuts. Rent & other fixed expenses are $1750 per month. Hair shampoo used on all clients costs .40 per client. Assuming they are on ly doing haircuts the unit price is $12.

    1 Find contribution margin per haircut. Assume the barbers' compensation is a fixed cost
    Show calculation please.
    2 Determine break even point (annual) in number of haircuts. Show calculation and statement.
    3 What will be the operating income if 20,000 haircuts are performed? show calculations.
    4 - If Barber revises compensation & the barbers will receive $4 per hour plus $6 for each haircut.

    What is the new contribution margin per haircut? annual break even point in number of haircuts?

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    1 Find contribution margin per haircut. Assume the barbers' compensation is a fixed cost
    Show calculation please.

    Contribution margin per haircut = Unit price - Variable cost per client
    = 12 - 0.40
    = 11.60 per client

    2 Determine break even point (annual) in number of haircuts. Show calculation and statement.

    First, we need to determine the cost of each barber as follows: -
    $9.90 per hour x 40 hour per week x 50 weeks per year = ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution is comprised of a detailed explanation and calculation to find the break even point and operating income for Andy Barber.

    $2.19

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