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Table 2. Civilian workers by occupational and industry group

Table 2. Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for civilian workers by occupational and industry group [Mar. 2022]
Series Total compensation(1) Wages and salaries Total benefits Paid leave Supplemental pay Insurance Retirement and savings Legally required benefits
Cost ($) Percent Cost ($) Percent Cost ($) Percent Cost ($) Percent Cost ($) Percent Cost ($) Percent Cost ($) Percent Cost ($) Percent

Civilian workers(2)

40.90 100.0 28.16 68.8 12.74 31.2 3.04 7.4 1.25 3.1 3.40 8.3 2.12 5.2 2.93 7.2

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

65.15 100.0 44.28 68.0 20.87 32.0 5.71 8.8 2.02 3.1 5.18 8.0 3.91 6.0 4.04 6.2

Management, business and financial

75.65 100.0 51.46 68.0 24.19 32.0 7.36 9.7 3.34 4.4 5.26 6.9 3.61 4.8 4.63 6.1

Professional and related

60.54 100.0 41.13 67.9 19.41 32.1 4.99 8.2 1.44 2.4 5.15 8.5 4.04 6.7 3.78 6.2

Teachers(3)

66.79 100.0 45.14 67.6 21.65 32.4 3.62 5.4 0.27 0.4 6.44 9.6 7.86 11.8 3.46 5.2

Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers

65.54 100.0 43.20 65.9 22.34 34.1 3.11 4.7 0.23 0.4 7.07 10.8 8.83 13.5 3.11 4.7

Registered nurses

62.76 100.0 41.38 65.9 21.38 34.1 6.42 10.2 2.31 3.7 5.38 8.6 3.00 4.8 4.27 6.8

Sales and office

29.85 100.0 21.21 71.0 8.64 29.0 2.00 6.7 0.77 2.6 2.64 8.9 1.04 3.5 2.18 7.3

Sales and related

28.88 100.0 22.13 76.6 6.75 23.4 1.62 5.6 0.79 2.7 1.51 5.2 0.63 2.2 2.20 7.6

Office and administrative support

30.48 100.0 20.62 67.7 9.86 32.3 2.25 7.4 0.75 2.5 3.37 11.1 1.31 4.3 2.18 7.1

Service

22.56 100.0 16.32 72.3 6.24 27.7 1.18 5.2 0.49 2.2 1.65 7.3 1.01 4.5 1.91 8.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

41.10 100.0 27.64 67.2 13.46 32.8 2.30 5.6 1.49 3.6 3.51 8.5 2.50 6.1 3.65 8.9

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry

42.55 100.0 28.21 66.3 14.34 33.7 1.90 4.5 1.57 3.7 3.67 8.6 3.20 7.5 4.00 9.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair

39.55 100.0 27.03 68.3 12.52 31.7 2.73 6.9 1.42 3.6 3.34 8.4 1.75 4.4 3.28 8.3

Production, transportation, and material moving

32.84 100.0 21.95 66.8 10.89 33.2 2.04 6.2 1.39 4.2 3.27 9.9 1.38 4.2 2.82 8.6

Production

31.04 100.0 20.71 66.7 10.33 33.3 1.92 6.2 1.56 5.0 3.30 10.6 1.00 3.2 2.55 8.2

Transportation and material moving

34.32 100.0 22.98 66.9 11.35 33.1 2.14 6.2 1.24 3.6 3.23 9.4 1.69 4.9 3.04 8.9

Industry group

Education and health services

46.57 100.0 31.56 67.8 15.01 32.2 3.61 7.8 0.70 1.5 4.40 9.4 3.34 7.2 2.95 6.3

Educational services

57.27 100.0 37.69 65.8 19.58 34.2 3.73 6.5 0.30 0.5 6.04 10.6 6.47 11.3 3.05 5.3

Elementary and secondary schools

56.09 100.0 36.43 64.9 19.66 35.1 2.96 5.3 0.24 0.4 6.39 11.4 7.27 13.0 2.81 5.0

Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

64.17 100.0 42.39 66.1 21.78 33.9 5.69 8.9 0.41 0.6 6.16 9.6 5.89 9.2 3.62 5.6

Health care and social assistance

40.04 100.0 27.82 69.5 12.22 30.5 3.54 8.8 0.95 2.4 3.40 8.5 1.44 3.6 2.89 7.2

Hospitals

54.28 100.0 35.48 65.4 18.80 34.6 5.31 9.8 1.90 3.5 5.34 9.8 2.67 4.9 3.58 6.6

Footnotes
(1) Includes costs for wages and salaries and benefits.
(2) Includes workers in the private nonfarm economy except those in private households, and workers in the public sector, except the federal government.
(3) Includes postsecondary teachers; primary, secondary, and special education teachers; and other teachers and instructors.

Last Modified Date: June 16, 2022