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Compensation costs up 0.7% June 2017-Sept 2017 and up 2.5% over the year ending Sept 2017

10/31/2017

Compensation costs increased 0.7 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from June 2017 to September 2017. Over the year, compensation rose 2.5 percent, wages and salaries rose 2.5 percent, and benefits rose 2.4 percent.
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State and local government compensation costs average $48.78 per hour worked in Sept

12/15/2017

Employer costs for state and local government workers averaged $30.54 per hour worked for wages and salaries and $18.24 for benefits in September 2017. State and local government health benefit costs averaged $5.65 per hour worked.
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