April 27, 2010

Supplemental pay in the finance and insurance industry

Supplemental pay as a percent of gross earnings (pooled data for March 2006 to March 2009, private industry)
Industry Supplemental pay

Service-providing industries overall

3.3%

Finance and insurance

6.9%

Utilities

5.2%

Wholesale trade

4.0%

Real estate and rental leasing

3.7%

Management of companies and enterprises

3.5%

Professional, scientific, and technical services

3.5%

Information

3.3%

Transportation and warehousing

3.2%

Health care

3.1%

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

2.8%

Other services (except administration)

2.3%

Retail trade

2.2%

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1.9%

Accommodation and food services

1.3%

Social assistance

0.7%

Educational services

0.5%

These data featured in the TED article, Supplemental pay in the finance and insurance industry.

 

 

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