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Compensation costs up 1.0% Sep 2022 to Dec 2022 and up 5.1% over the year ending Dec 2022

Compensation costs increased 1.0 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from September 2022 to December 2022. Over the year, total compensation rose 5.1 percent, wages and salaries rose 5.1 percent, and benefit costs rose 4.9 percent.

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
-0.1% in Dec 2022 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
3.5% in Dec 2022 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+223,000(p) in Dec 2022 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.09(p) in Dec 2022 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
-0.5%(p) in Dec 2022 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+1.0% in 4th Qtr of 2022 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+0.8%(r) in 3rd Qtr of 2022 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.4% in Dec 2022 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
-2.6% in Dec 2022 News Release Historical Data