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The National Compensation Survey (NCS) is an establishment-based survey that provides comprehensive measures of (1) employer costs for employee compensation, including wages and salaries, and benefits, (2) compensation trends, and (3) the incidence of employer-sponsored benefits among workers. The NCS also collects data and produces estimates on the provisions of selected employer-sponsored benefit plans.
|Quick Facts: National Compensation Measures|
|Subject areas||Benefits, Pay|
|How the data are obtained||Government agencies, Survey of businesses|
|Periodicity of data availability||Annual, Quarterly|
|Geographic detail||Census region, National|
|Scope||Private sector, State and local government|