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Private industry compensation costs average $36.64 per hour worked in June 2021

Wage and salary costs for private industry workers averaged $25.89 per hour worked and benefit costs averaged $10.76 in June 2021. Health insurance benefit costs were $2.63 per hour, accounting for 7.2 percent of total compensation costs.

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.3% in Aug 2021 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
5.2% in Aug 2021 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+235,000(p) in Aug 2021 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.17(p) in Aug 2021 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.7%(p) in Aug 2021 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.7% in 2nd Qtr of 2021 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+2.1%(r) in 2nd Qtr of 2021 News Release Historical Data

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-0.3% in Aug 2021 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+0.4% in Aug 2021 News Release Historical Data