December 9, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

State and local government employer costs for employee compensation, September 2011

Employer cost per hour worked for employee compensation, state and local government workers, by occupational group, September 2011
Occupational group    Total    Wages and
salaries
Benefits

All workers

$40.76 $26.57 $14.19

Management, professional, and related

49.37 33.51 15.86

Service

30.86 18.33 12.53

Sales and office

28.49 17.31 11.18

These data are featured in the TED article, State and local government employer costs for employee compensation, September 2011.

 

 

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