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Compensation costs up 0.8% Jun 2018 to Sep 2018 and up 2.8% over the year ending Sep 2018

10/31/2018

Compensation costs increased 0.8 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from June 2018 to September 2018. Over the year, compensation rose 2.8 percent, wages and salaries rose 2.9 percent, and benefit costs rose 2.6 percent.
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Civilian compensation costs average $36.22 per hour worked in June 2018

09/18/2018

Employer costs for civilian workers averaged $24.72 per hour worked for wages and salaries and $11.50 for benefits in June 2018. Retirement and savings costs averaged $1.93 per hour worked, accounting for 5.3 percent of total compensation costs.
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