What is a FTE?

Full Time equivalent (FTE) – Ratio of total number of paid hours during a period (part time, full time, contracted) by the number of working hours in that period Mondays through Fridays.


For one FTE Housekeeping Employee:
(based on Dutch CEA)

Total working hours per year : 1976 hours (based on 38 hours per week, for one FTE)
Paid Holidays : 25 days OR 190 hours
Public Holidays : 5 days OR 38 hours
Active working hours a year for 1 FTE : 1748 hours

This 1748 active working hours exclude the illness (usually 6 – 8%), training time (usually 1 – 2%), daily briefings + de-briefings + annual job evaluation/assessment meetings (usually 0.5 – 1 %).

Generally +1600/year


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