A review of the accounting records of Fanning Manufacturing
indicated that the company incurred the following payroll costs
during the month of March. Assume the companies financial
statements are prepared in accordance with GAAP.
Salary of the company president—$32,000.
Salary of the vice president of manufacturing—$16,000.
Salary of the chief financial officer—$18,300.
Salary of the vice president of marketing—$16,200.
Salaries of middle managers (department heads, production supervisors) in manufacturing plant—$190,000.
Wages of production workers—$931,000.
Salaries of administrative secretaries—$110,000.
Salaries of engineers and other personnel responsible for maintaining production equipment—$172,000.
Commissions paid to sales staff—$260,000.
What amount of payroll cost would be classified as SG&A expense?
Assuming that Fanning made 3,300 units of product and sold 2,805 of them during the month of March, determine the amount of payroll cost that would be included in cost of goods sold. (Do not round intermediate calculations.)