What is an employee subgroup in SAP?

Employee subgroup is further category of an employment. For e.g. Regular employees are further categorized into regular full time employees and regular part time employees.

Technical field name of employee subgroup in SAP is “PERSK”


SAP R/3 Role MenuEmployee Subgroups
Transaction Code SPRO
SAP IMG PathSPRO => SAP Reference IMG => Definition => Human Resources Management => Employee Subgroups.

Configuration Values

We are going to create the employee subgroups in SAP as per below values

Employee subgroupName of EE subgroup
FSFull Shift
PTPart Time

How to define employee subgroup in SAP

Refer below step by step configuration procedure for creation of new employee subgroup in SAP HRM.

Step 1 : – Execute tcode “SPRO” from SAP command field.

Transaction code SPRO- IMG

Step 2 :- From display IMG screen, follow the navigation menu as shown below image and double click on img activity “Employee subgroups”.

SAP Employee subgroups menu path

Step 3 : –  In next screen, a choose activity with two options displays for maintaining the employee subgroups in SAP.

  1. Edit employee subgroup environment
  2. Define employee subgroup.

Double click on employee subgroup option to define new employee subgroup in SAP as per requirements of an organization enterprise structure.

define employee subgroup in SAP

Step 4 : – From change view employee subgroups overview screen, choose the option new entries for creation of new employee subgroup in sap.

define employee subgroups in SAP

Step 5 : – On new entries employee subgroup SAP screen, enter the following details.

  • Employee subgroup : – Enter the 2 digits key that defines as employee subgroup in SAP.
  • Name of EE subgroup : – Enter the name of an employee subgroup that shows in SAP system.
Define Employee Subgroup in SAP HR

Maintain all the required employee subgroups in SAP as per requirements an organization enterprise structure, choose save button and save the details. Now you get a message as “Data was saved”.

SAP data was saved

Successfully we have created new employee subgroups in SAP HR.