Are you moving from welfare to work?
Find out how earnings from work compare to social welfare income with DSP’s free and confidential Benefit of Work Estimator.
The benefit of work estimator for jobseeker and one parent family payments shows how starting work or increasing your hours could affect your payment. The estimate will include income from your employment and any social welfare payments you may still be entitled to. The tool is anonymous and the information you provide cannot be used to identify you by the Department of Social Protection.
Benefit of Work Estimator
Example comparison based on a single person receiving a OPF payment, with 1 child over 12 years old, working 24 hours a week and earning €12.50 per hour.