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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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.