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Employer Costs for Employee Compensation

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The Economics Daily

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Compensation costs for civilian workers averaged $42.48 per hour worked in December 2022

Total employer compensation costs for civilian workers averaged $42.48 per hour worked in December 2022. Wages and salaries cost employers $29.32 and accounted for 69.0 percent of total costs, while benefits cost $13.17 and accounted for the remaining 31.0 percent. read more »

Beyond the Numbers

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Employer-provided bonuses: what are they, what types of businesses offer them, and who receives them?

This Beyond the Numbers article, presents information on the types of private industry businesses that provide nonproduction bonuses and which employees have access to these bonuses. read more »

Spotlight on Statistics

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A Look at Healthcare Spending, Employment, Pay, benefits, and Prices

A look at healthcare spending, employment, pay, benefits, and prices read more »

Monthly Labor Review

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The National Compensation Survey and the Affordable Care Act: preserving quality health care data

With the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the National Compensation Survey has worked to evaluate the potential effects on the cost, coverage, and provisions for the employer-sponsored health care data it currently publishes; and explore possibilities for future collection and publication efforts. read more »