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Compensation costs up 0.7% Sep 2019 to Dec 2019 and up 2.7% over the year ending Dec 2019

01/31/2020

Compensation costs rose 0.7 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from September 2019 to December 2019. Over the year, compensation rose 2.7 percent, with wages and salaries rising 2.9 percent and benefit costs increasing 2.2 percent.
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State and local government compensation costs average $51.66 per hour worked in Sep. 2019

12/18/2019

Wage and salary costs for state and local government workers averaged $32.19 per hour worked and benefit costs averaged $19.47 in September 2019. Health insurance costs were $5.92 per hour, accounting for 11.5 percent of total compensation costs.
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