Table 3. Components of compensation, U.S. dollars

Table 3. Components of hourly compensation costs in manufacturing,
         U.S. dollars, 2011

                             Hourly Compensation Costs
                                                Direct Pay
                                  Social   Directly-   Pay for
                                  Insur-     Paid       Time
                       Total       ance    Benefits    Worked
                                   (1)        (2)        (3)

Norway                 64.15      10.98          53.18(4)
Switzerland            60.40       9.25      11.24      39.92
Belgium                54.77      17.64      11.05      26.07
Denmark                51.67       4.97       7.54      39.15
Sweden                 49.12      16.18       5.13      27.82
Germany                47.38      10.24       9.44      27.70
Australia              46.29       9.25       4.41      32.63
Finland                44.14       9.20       8.51      26.43
Austria                43.16      11.07       9.26      22.82
Netherlands            42.26       8.97       9.01      24.29
France                 42.12      12.61       7.80      21.70
Ireland                39.83       6.39       6.00      27.43
Canada                 36.56       7.49       3.59      25.48
Italy                  36.17      10.47       5.27      20.43
Japan                  35.71       6.46       9.02      20.23
United States          35.53       8.65       3.17      23.70
United Kingdom         30.77       4.73       4.05      21.98
Spain                  28.44       7.22       5.57      15.65
New Zealand            23.38       0.99       2.69      19.70
Singapore              22.60       3.64       3.95      15.00
Greece                 21.78       5.03       4.08      12.66
Israel                 21.42       3.49       1.50      16.42
Korea, Republic of     18.91       3.70          15.21(4)
Argentina              15.91       2.77       2.23      10.92
Czech Republic         13.13       3.59       1.77       7.77
Portugal               12.91       2.54       2.49       7.88
Slovakia               11.77       3.19       2.20       6.38
Brazil                 11.65       3.72       1.66       6.27
Estonia                10.39       2.69       0.98       6.73
Taiwan                  9.34       1.35           8.00(4)
Hungary                 9.17       2.16       1.81       5.20
Poland                  8.83       1.25       2.23       5.35
Mexico                  6.48       1.95           4.53(4)
Philippines             2.01       0.17       0.35       1.49

(1) Social insurance expenditures are legally required, private,
    and contractual social benefit costs, and labor-related
    taxes minus subsidies.
(2) Directly-paid benefits are primarily pay for leave time,
    bonuses, and pay in kind.
(3) Pay for time worked is wages and salaries for time actually
    worked.
(4) Separate measures of directly-paid benefits and pay for time
    worked are not available. Data relate to total direct pay.

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Last Modified Date: December 19, 2012