Salary Heads are the components in the Salary Structure of an employee. Salary Heads are generally classified as Earnings and Deductions. AttendHRM has another type of Salary Heads called ‘Non Payslip’.

Creating salary heads is the first step in Salary configuration. AttendHRM is shipped with some default Salary Heads to get you started. You can define your own Salary heads according to the requirement.

Click + to add a new salary head

Creating a new salary head

Key in the salary head name and the description

You have three options here. Earnings, Deductions, and Non-Payslip.

Salary Heads - Earnings, Deductions and Non Payslip

Earnings appear on the earnings section of the payslip.

Deductions appear on the deduction section of the payslip.

Non-payslip salary heads are used for calculations and only appear on the payslip header, if required.

Master Field

In this example, the overtime allowance is an earning to the employee. Check this box if you want to specify the salary head as a master field.

Expense to the Company

Check this box if the salary head is an expense to the company.

Let’s save it. That’s it! A new salary head is created


I’m going to create another salary head now. This time, a deduction called ‘Loss of Pay’.

Non Payslip

Now, let me create a non payslip salary head called ‘Cost to Company’.

Just like this, you can create as many salary heads as you want.

Frequently Asked Questions

No. You can add as many Salary Cards as you want.
You won’t be able to delete Salary Heads which are already in use in a Salary Group. Also, you won’t be able to delete the System Defined Salary Heads.