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Compensation costs in private industry averaged $36.64 per hour worked in June 2021 


September 24, 2021
Employer costs for employee compensation for private industry workers averaged $36.64 per hour worked in June 2021. Wage and salary costs averaged $25.89 and accounted for 70.6 percent of employer costs, while benefit costs averaged $10.76 and accounted for 29.4 percent. Full Text »
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