February 01, 2011

Private industry compensation costs increase 2.1 percent in 2010

Employment Cost Index, 12-month percent change, private industry workers, December 2009–December 2010
Compensation category 12-month percent change
Dec 2009 Mar 2010 Jun 2010 Sep 2010 Dec 2010

Total compensation

1.2 1.6 1.9 2.0 2.1

Wages and salaries

1.3 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.8

Benefits

0.9 2.0 2.4 2.8 2.9

These data featured in the TED article, Private industry compensation costs increase 2.1 percent in 2010.

 

 

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