Table 10. Private industry, by industry group


Table 10.   Employer costs per hour worked for employee compensation and costs as a percent of total compensation: Private
industry workers, by industry group, March 2014
                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                             
                                                                                            Benefit costs                    
                                                                                                                             
                                                        Total    Wages                                                       
                       Series                          compen-    and                      Supple-           Retire-  Legally
                                                       sation  salaries   Total    Paid    mental  Insuran-   ment   required
                                                                                   leave     pay      ce       and   benefits
                                                                                                             savings         
                                                                                                                             

                                                                                                                             
                                                      
                                                                               Cost per hour worked
                                                      

                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                             
    All workers, goods-producing industries(1).......  $35.95   $23.77   $12.18    $2.37    $1.42    $3.42    $1.87    $3.10 
                                                                                                                             
      Construction...................................   34.81    24.01    10.80     1.50     0.96     2.73     1.96     3.64 
      Manufacturing..................................   35.60    23.16    12.45     2.68     1.55     3.69     1.69     2.84 
        Aircraft manufacturing(2)....................   67.18    40.55    26.64     6.01     4.72     6.86     4.79     4.25 
                                                                                                                             
    All workers, service-providing industries(3).....   28.79    20.39     8.40     2.03     0.74     2.31     1.01     2.30 
                                                                                                                             
      Trade, transportation, and utilities...........   25.05    17.60     7.46     1.53     0.57     2.28     0.90     2.18 
        Wholesale trade..............................   32.34    22.84     9.50     2.27     0.83     2.83     0.96     2.61 
        Retail trade.................................   17.76    13.34     4.42     0.81     0.26     1.33     0.40     1.61 
        Transportation and warehousing...............   35.98    22.92    13.06     2.55     1.08     4.28     1.89     3.26 
        Utilities....................................   61.15    37.69    23.47     5.41     2.22     5.89     5.78     4.16 
      Information....................................   48.82    32.36    16.45     4.49     1.79     4.93     1.87     3.37 
      Financial activities...........................   41.56    27.93    13.62     3.48     2.13     3.56     1.68     2.77 
        Finance and insurance........................   44.94    29.85    15.09     3.90     2.53     3.87     1.91     2.87 
          Credit intermediation and related                                                                                  
           activities................................   37.57    25.25    12.33     3.29     1.58     3.41     1.53     2.51 
          Insurance carriers and related activities..   43.49    28.92    14.56     3.81     1.76     4.04     2.07     2.88 
        Real estate and rental and leasing...........   30.22    21.50     8.72     2.09     0.79     2.51     0.89     2.45 
      Professional and business services.............   35.75    25.59    10.16     2.67     0.98     2.46     1.26     2.79 
        Professional and technical services..........   47.36    33.54    13.82     3.98     1.36     3.35     1.81     3.32 
        Administrative and waste services............   21.02    15.94     5.08     1.00     0.38     1.20     0.38     2.11 
      Education and health services..................   31.81    22.54     9.27     2.47     0.58     2.68     1.15     2.40 
        Educational services.........................   41.45    30.11    11.35     2.93     0.23     3.40     1.84     2.95 
          Junior colleges, colleges, and universities   50.09    35.59    14.50     4.02     0.24     4.24     2.66     3.35 
        Health care and social assistance............   30.28    21.34     8.94     2.40     0.63     2.56     1.04     2.31 
      Leisure and hospitality........................   12.88    10.12     2.76     0.43     0.15     0.64     0.16     1.38 
        Accommodation and food services..............   11.57     9.20     2.37     0.30     0.13     0.54     0.11     1.28 
      Other services.................................   25.53    18.44     7.09     1.53     0.32     1.93     1.08     2.22 
                                                      
                                                      
                                                                           Percent of total compensation
                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                             
    All workers, goods-producing industries(1).......   100.0     66.1     33.9      6.6      3.9      9.5      5.2      8.6 
                                                                                                                             
      Construction...................................   100.0     69.0     31.0      4.3      2.8      7.8      5.6     10.5 
      Manufacturing..................................   100.0     65.0     35.0      7.5      4.4     10.4      4.8      8.0 
        Aircraft manufacturing(2)....................   100.0     60.4     39.6      8.9      7.0     10.2      7.1      6.3 
                                                                                                                             
    All workers, service-providing industries(3).....   100.0     70.8     29.2      7.1      2.6      8.0      3.5      8.0 
                                                                                                                             
      Trade, transportation, and utilities...........   100.0     70.2     29.8      6.1      2.3      9.1      3.6      8.7 
        Wholesale trade..............................   100.0     70.6     29.4      7.0      2.6      8.7      3.0      8.1 
        Retail trade.................................   100.0     75.1     24.9      4.6      1.5      7.5      2.2      9.1 
        Transportation and warehousing...............   100.0     63.7     36.3      7.1      3.0     11.9      5.3      9.1 
        Utilities....................................   100.0     61.6     38.4      8.8      3.6      9.6      9.5      6.8 
      Information....................................   100.0     66.3     33.7      9.2      3.7     10.1      3.8      6.9 
      Financial activities...........................   100.0     67.2     32.8      8.4      5.1      8.6      4.0      6.7 
        Finance and insurance........................   100.0     66.4     33.6      8.7      5.6      8.6      4.3      6.4 
          Credit intermediation and related                                                                                  
           activities................................   100.0     67.2     32.8      8.8      4.2      9.1      4.1      6.7 
          Insurance carriers and related activities..   100.0     66.5     33.5      8.8      4.0      9.3      4.8      6.6 
        Real estate and rental and leasing...........   100.0     71.1     28.9      6.9      2.6      8.3      2.9      8.1 
      Professional and business services.............   100.0     71.6     28.4      7.5      2.8      6.9      3.5      7.8 
        Professional and technical services..........   100.0     70.8     29.2      8.4      2.9      7.1      3.8      7.0 
        Administrative and waste services............   100.0     75.8     24.2      4.7      1.8      5.7      1.8     10.0 
      Education and health services..................   100.0     70.9     29.1      7.8      1.8      8.4      3.6      7.5 
        Educational services.........................   100.0     72.6     27.4      7.1      0.5      8.2      4.4      7.1 
          Junior colleges, colleges, and universities   100.0     71.1     28.9      8.0      0.5      8.5      5.3      6.7 
        Health care and social assistance............   100.0     70.5     29.5      7.9      2.1      8.5      3.4      7.6 
      Leisure and hospitality........................   100.0     78.6     21.4      3.4      1.1      4.9      1.3     10.7 
        Accommodation and food services..............   100.0     79.5     20.5      2.6      1.1      4.7      1.0     11.1 
      Other services.................................   100.0     72.2     27.8      6.0      1.3      7.6      4.2      8.7 

  1 Includes mining, construction, and manufacturing. The agriculture, forestry, farming, and hunting sector is excluded.
  2 Data are available beginning with December 2006.
  3 Includes utilities; wholesale trade; retail trade; transportation and warehousing; information; finance and insurance;
real estate and rental and leasing; professional and technical services; management of companies and enterprises;
administrative and waste services; educational services;  health care and social assistance; arts, entertainment and
recreation; accommodation and food services; and other services, except public administration.

Note: The sum of individual items may not equal totals due to rounding.

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