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Worker participation rate for employer-sponsored medical care benefits is 52% in March

07/22/2016

The participation rate for employer-sponsored medical care benefits for civilian workers was 52 percent in March 2016. The participation rate was 49 percent for private workers and 73 percent for state and local government workers.
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Compensation costs up 0.5% Sept 2016-Dec 2016 and up 2.2% over the year ending Dec 2016

01/31/2017

Compensation costs increased 0.5 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from September 2016 to December 2016. Over the year, compensation rose 2.2 percent, wages and salaries are up 2.3 percent, and benefits rose 2.1 percent.
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Civilian compensation costs average $34.90 per hour worked in December

03/17/2017

Employer costs for civilian workers averaged $23.87 per hour worked for wages and salaries and $11.03 for benefits in December 2016. Private industry supplemental pay benefit costs averaged $1.15 per hour worked.
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