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Compensation costs up 0.8% Dec 2017 to Mar 2018 and up 2.7% over the year ending Mar 2018

04/27/2018

Compensation costs increased 0.8 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from December 2017 to March 2018. Over the year, compensation rose 2.7 percent, wages and salaries rose 2.7 percent, and benefit costs rose 2.6 percent.
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Civilian compensation costs average $36.32 per hour worked in March 2018

06/08/2018

Employer costs for civilian workers averaged $24.77 per hour worked for wages and salaries and $11.55 for benefits in March 2018. Health insurance was the largest employer benefit cost at $3.03, accounting for 8.3 percent of total compensation costs.
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