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Compensation costs up 0.6% from June 2016 to Sept 2016 and up 2.3% over the year

10/28/2016

Compensation costs increased 0.6 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from June 2016 to September 2016. Over the year, compensation rose 2.3 percent, with wages and salaries up 2.4 percent and benefits up 2.3 percent.
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State and local government compensation costs average $45.93 per hour worked in Sept

12/08/2016

Employer costs for state and local government workers averaged $29.06 per hour worked for wages and salaries and $16.87 for benefits in September 2016. State and local government health benefit costs averaged $5.41 per hour worked.
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