Tip calculator

Alternative name: Gratuity calculator

Answers the question: How much should I tip?

If you want to figure out how much to tip the waitor, you can use this calculator. You can also use this calculator if you want to split the bill with others.

If you select an option that has the same underlying value as another option, both (all) will be marked.


Total tip amount: $ 180
Total to pay including tip: $ 1,080
Tip per person: $ 60
Bill split per person: $ 360

How much to tip varies significantly between countries and situations. Typical tip amounts in the US, Canada, and Colombia vary between 15% and 20%. There is no need for tipping in most European countries like Spain, Germany, France, Norway, and Italy. The same goes for giving tips in East Asia and the South Pacific. On the other hand, a 10% to 20% tip is expected in the middle east and Africa.

Our calculations

At Calculatorian, we are keen to share our knowledge, be transparent and open to feedback. Here are the calculations used to create this calculator. If you find an error or deficiency, contact us and we'll fix it in an instant!

Total tip amount was calculated like this:

Total to pay including tip was calculated like this:

Tip per person was calculated like this:

Bill split per person was calculated like this:

Variables used in this formula

bill = Bill total
pax = Number of guests

Depending on your choice when selecting tip percentage a constant is applied as the variable tip in the formula.

Tip percentagetip
5% tip5
10% tip10
15% tip15
20% tip20
25% tip25
30% tip30