Direct labor cost
Direct labor cost is a part of wage-bill or payroll that can be specifically and consistently assigned to or associated with the manufacture of a product, a particular work order, or provision of a service also, we can say also it is the cost of the work done by those worker who actually make the product on the production line.
Determination of the direct labor cost 
- Planning the work to be performed.
- Describing the job content of the work, by indicating the skill, knowledge, etc.
- Matching the jobs with the employees.
The direct labor cost is part of the manufacturing cost.
Calculation of direct labor cost 
In the direct labor cost we need to have the job time and wage we will pay it to the worker to can calculate the direct labor cost as in this formulation:-
The wage 
The wage is the payment rendered to the worker per hour as a compensation for the work done.
Calculating job time 
The job time needs to be measured by one of the following ways: