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Table 3. State and local government workers by occupational and industry group

Table 3. Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for state and local government workers by occupational and industry group [June 2022]
Series Total compensation(1) Wages and salaries Total benefits Paid leave Supplemental pay Insurance Retirement and savings Legally required benefits
Cost ($) Percent Cost ($) Percent Cost ($) Percent Cost ($) Percent Cost ($) Percent Cost ($) Percent Cost ($) Percent Cost ($) Percent

State and local government workers

55.47 100.0 34.23 61.7 21.25 38.3 4.10 7.4 0.56 1.0 6.44 11.6 7.11 12.8 3.03 5.5

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

66.21 100.0 42.25 63.8 23.95 36.2 4.55 6.9 0.44 0.7 7.02 10.6 8.57 12.9 3.38 5.1

Professional and related

64.20 100.0 41.24 64.2 22.96 35.8 4.03 6.3 0.42 0.6 6.99 10.9 8.27 12.9 3.26 5.1

Teachers(2)

72.35 100.0 47.69 65.9 24.66 34.1 3.46 4.8 0.29 0.4 7.52 10.4 9.97 13.8 3.41 4.7

Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers

72.35 100.0 47.00 65.0 25.34 35.0 3.20 4.4 0.28 0.4 8.04 11.1 10.58 14.6 3.24 4.5

Sales and office

38.90 100.0 22.28 57.3 16.61 42.7 3.37 8.7 0.35 0.9 6.12 15.7 4.45 11.5 2.31 5.9

Office and administrative support

39.07 100.0 22.32 57.1 16.74 42.9 3.38 8.7 0.36 0.9 6.20 15.9 4.49 11.5 2.31 5.9

Service

42.02 100.0 24.07 57.3 17.95 42.7 3.53 8.4 0.92 2.2 5.15 12.3 5.75 13.7 2.60 6.2

Industry group

Education and health services

57.70 100.0 36.86 63.9 20.84 36.1 3.67 6.4 0.39 0.7 6.58 11.4 7.27 12.6 2.93 5.1

Educational services

59.14 100.0 37.99 64.2 21.15 35.8 3.48 5.9 0.28 0.5 6.69 11.3 7.78 13.1 2.92 4.9

Elementary and secondary schools

57.62 100.0 37.00 64.2 20.63 35.8 2.93 5.1 0.26 0.4 6.75 11.7 7.89 13.7 2.79 4.8

Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

64.26 100.0 41.34 64.3 22.92 35.7 5.36 8.3 0.35 0.5 6.48 10.1 7.35 11.4 3.37 5.2

Health care and social assistance

49.78 100.0 30.64 61.6 19.14 38.4 4.76 9.6 0.98 2.0 5.94 11.9 4.45 8.9 3.00 6.0

Hospitals

52.71 100.0 33.10 62.8 19.61 37.2 5.01 9.5 1.13 2.1 5.92 11.2 4.39 8.3 3.15 6.0

Public administration

54.05 100.0 31.18 57.7 22.87 42.3 4.99 9.2 0.83 1.5 6.42 11.9 7.37 13.6 3.26 6.0

Footnotes
(1) Includes costs for wages and salaries and benefits.
(2) Includes postsecondary teachers; primary, secondary, and special education teachers; and other teachers and instructors.

Last Modified Date: September 20, 2022