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Scitech Helper I
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DAX: Cost per employee

Hi,

 

I've got a simple (I think) DAX question in order to solve this problem. Here's the thing:

 

I have 4 tables: Dim_employee, Dim_department, Sales, Accounting.

 

Now, the sales in the Sales-table are connected to the Employee ID which makes it easy for me to show the Sales per Employee. However, the cost/overhead (Accounting) is connected to the Department ID (which x-employee is a part of).

 

I basicly want to make a simple table that shows sales per employee and their share of the overhead (based on the total overhead for the department, divided by the number of employees in said department). I'm using this formula:

 

=DIVIDE([Overhead];DISTINCTCOUNT(Dim_Department[EmployeeID]))

 

This works if I show it per department, but I want to show this number per employee. If I create a table with employeeID, sales and the measure above, I figure it only counts one distinct ID per employee. Now, this is technically correct I suppose, but if a department has 10 employees, I want the overhead per employee measure to show Overhead/10 (in other words, all the employees in the department should be factored in).

 

Hope this is a sufficient description of my problem. Thanks for any help in advance.

 

 

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Microsoft v-jiascu-msft
Microsoft

Re: DAX: Cost per employee

@Scitech

 

Hi,

 

Firstly, change all the “Cross filter direction” of the relationships into “both”. Secondly, try this measure:

Measure =
DIVIDE (
    SUM ( Accounting[Overhead] ),
    CALCULATE (
        DISTINCTCOUNT ( DIM_department[Employeeid] ),
        ALLEXCEPT ( DIM_department, DIM_department[DepartmentID] )
    )
)

Best Regards!

Dale

 

 

Community Support Team _ Dale
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mattbrice Solution Sage
Solution Sage

Re: DAX: Cost per employee

Can you at least post model layout?  Not sure what measures to produce without knowing how all tables are related.

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Scitech Helper I
Helper I

Re: DAX: Cost per employee

Sorry, hope this is of some help.

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Microsoft v-jiascu-msft
Microsoft

Re: DAX: Cost per employee

@Scitech

 

Hi,

 

Firstly, change all the “Cross filter direction” of the relationships into “both”. Secondly, try this measure:

Measure =
DIVIDE (
    SUM ( Accounting[Overhead] ),
    CALCULATE (
        DISTINCTCOUNT ( DIM_department[Employeeid] ),
        ALLEXCEPT ( DIM_department, DIM_department[DepartmentID] )
    )
)

Best Regards!

Dale

 

 

Community Support Team _ Dale
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

View solution in original post

Microsoft v-jiascu-msft
Microsoft

Re: DAX: Cost per employee

@Scitech

 

Hi,

 

Could you tell me if your problem is solved? You can mark the right answer to help others if it's convenient for you.

 

 

Best Regards!
Dale

Community Support Team _ Dale
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.
oldmancunian
Frequent Visitor

Re: DAX: Cost per employee

Yes it would be nice to get some feedback 

afzalphatan Resolver I
Resolver I

Re: DAX: Cost per employee

Can you show the pic of sample pivot you are using ... also with the desired results in the next column

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