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Compensation costs up 0.7% Jun 2019 to Sep 2019 and up 2.8% over the year ending Sep 2019

10/31/2019

Compensation costs increased 0.7 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from June 2019 to September 2019. Over the year, compensation rose 2.8 percent, with wages and salaries rising 2.9 percent and benefit costs increasing 2.3 percent.
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Civilian compensation costs average $36.61 per employee hour worked in June 2019

09/17/2019

Employer costs for civilian worker wages and salaries averaged $25.12 per hour worked and $11.48 for benefits in June 2019. Retirement and savings costs were $1.94, accounting for 5.3 percent of total compensation costs.
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