How to show separate costs for people and material in MS PROJECT 2013



another question form my Blog Reader: “For a particular task, Can we get the material cost and labor cost separately for that particular day?, and can we display the material resources and work resources separately in the task field?”

In the Task field, NO! Now, how to get Material and Labor cost Separately in MS PROJECT 2013. You can do this by creating custom fields, but this is harder way. I’ll show you the easiest way.

First Let me create two Tasks:


and then two work, and one Material resources:


Now, I am going to assign John, and 10 Bricks to the Task 1:


I will assign Mary, and 20 Bricks to the Task 2, and I will get:


Now I will use the Resource Usage View:


and I will apply Cost Table:


and I will get:


Now I am going to group data:


and finally I’ll get:


Piece of cake, isn’t it?



About Nenad Trajkovski

Location: Zagreb, Croatia Occupation: Project Manager Interests: Project Management and MS PROJECT He was born in Zagreb, Croatia at 1963. After completing his college he started working on projects in different business areas (banking, manufacturing, automotive industry, distribution, oil companies, etc.) developing and implementing ERP systems into different companies. He has got a lot of experience working with people in different business processes and also possesses great knowledge in information technologies and financial services. Today he works as a business consultant, adn Project Manager in PERPETUUM MOBILE d.o.o. Zagreb. He is a regular lecturer for Project Management in MS Innovation Center in Varaždin, Logosoft Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina and SEAVUS GROUP in Skopje Macedonia. He was named the best lecturer of WINDAYS 2008 while his lecture was also voted as the best. In addition, he was in TOP 10 lecturers at the MS SINERGY 2009 and MS VISIA 2009, 2010. Shares first place as the best lecturer of KulenDays 2009 and 2010 and PMI Conference 2009 in Zagreb. He is also a regular lecturer in the MS Community. He is a Certified Accountant and a PMP (Project Manager Professional) and a PMI-RMP (Risk Manager Professional), MCP, MCT, and Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist - Microsoft Project 2010. From 01.01.2012 awarded with MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Proffesional - Microsoft Project)!
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