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Employer costs for employee compensation $35.27 per hour in New England

December 12, 2014

Total employer compensation costs for private industry workers averaged $30.32 per hour worked in September 2014. By region, average employer costs for employee compensation ranged from $24.29 per hour in the East South Central states to $35.27 per hour in the New England states.

 

Employer costs per hour worked for employee compensation, private industry, by region, September 2014


$33.57 and higher
 
$28.84 to $33.56
 
$28.66 to $28.83
 
$28.09 to $28.65
 
$28.08 and lower
 
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Hover over legend items to see states in a category.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

Wages and salaries ranged from $17.25 in the East South Central states to $24.88 in New England. Total benefits costs averaged $7.03 in the East South Central states and $11.23 in the Middle Atlantic States. 

These data are from the Employment Cost Trends program. To learn more, see "Employer Costs for Employee Compensation — September 2014" (HTML) (PDF).

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Employer costs for employee compensation $35.27 per hour in New England on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2014/ted_20141212.htm (visited October 28, 2020).

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