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2084255 - Manage Data - Salary Proration - Compensation


How to enable Salary Proration.

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • SAP SuccessFactors Compensation


Each year or cycle you will need to manually adjust your proration Start Date and End Date values as these do not automatically adjust each year.

These should be within the same fiscal year. This is available from:

  1. Compensation Home;
  2. Select a Plan;
  3. Plan Setup -> Settings;
  4. Calculation Settings

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Fields under Salary Proration:

  • Enable Salary Proration: Flag to enable this option.
  • Fiscal Year End Date: Enter the End date, typically 31st December for many clients.
    Note: The system will count the number of days per your review period which is typically 365 and if the year is a leap year it will be 366. 
  • Prorate Based On: Date or Percentage. 
  • Proration Date: Set your date range (Typcially 1 year period).
    Note: if you fail to update your dates then your salary proration will be wrong and possbily result in negative or incorrect numbers. 
  • Prorate Salaries based On: Hire Date or Enable prorating start and end date from user file.
  • For the "Prorate salaries based on" you have two options: "Hire date" and "Enter Prorating Start and End date from user file"


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