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Civilian compensation costs average $36.77 per hour worked in March 2019

Employer costs for civilian workers averaged $25.22 per hour worked for wages and salaries and $11.55 for benefits in March 2019. Health insurance was the largest employer benefit cost at $3.06, accounting for 8.3 percent of total compensation costs.

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.1% in May 2019 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
3.6% in May 2019 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+75,000(p) in May 2019 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.06(p) in May 2019 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.1%(p) in May 2019 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.7% in 1st Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+3.4%(r) in 1st Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
-0.3% in May 2019 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
-0.2% in May 2019 News Release Historical Data