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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 [June 2020]
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)

38.20 100.0 26.17 68.5 12.04 31.5 2.81 7.4 1.14 3.0 3.34 8.7 1.99 5.2 2.76 7.2

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

62.05 100.0 42.33 68.2 19.72 31.8 5.34 8.6 1.80 2.9 5.01 8.1 3.73 6.0 3.85 6.2

Management, business and financial

70.86 100.0 48.41 68.3 22.44 31.7 6.75 9.5 2.92 4.1 4.89 6.9 3.48 4.9 4.40 6.2

Professional and related

58.04 100.0 39.56 68.2 18.49 31.8 4.70 8.1 1.30 2.2 5.06 8.7 3.84 6.6 3.60 6.2

Teachers(3)

65.16 100.0 44.21 67.8 20.95 32.2 3.37 5.2 0.24 0.4 6.51 10.0 7.48 11.5 3.35 5.1

Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers

65.16 100.0 43.29 66.4 21.87 33.6 2.99 4.6 0.22 0.3 7.16 11.0 8.39 12.9 3.11 4.8

Registered nurses

59.60 100.0 38.60 64.8 21.01 35.2 5.82 9.8 2.30 3.9 5.78 9.7 3.19 5.4 3.92 6.6

Sales and office

27.93 100.0 19.61 70.2 8.33 29.8 1.89 6.8 0.72 2.6 2.68 9.6 1.01 3.6 2.03 7.3

Sales and related

26.33 100.0 20.02 76.0 6.31 24.0 1.48 5.6 0.69 2.6 1.55 5.9 0.59 2.3 2.00 7.6

Office and administrative support

28.90 100.0 19.35 67.0 9.55 33.0 2.14 7.4 0.74 2.6 3.37 11.7 1.26 4.3 2.04 7.1

Service

20.77 100.0 14.67 70.6 6.10 29.4 1.13 5.5 0.46 2.2 1.79 8.6 0.98 4.7 1.74 8.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

37.81 100.0 25.36 67.1 12.45 32.9 2.05 5.4 1.34 3.5 3.38 8.9 2.14 5.7 3.55 9.4

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry

38.47 100.0 25.43 66.1 13.03 33.9 1.64 4.3 1.40 3.6 3.46 9.0 2.67 6.9 3.87 10.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair

37.08 100.0 25.28 68.2 11.80 31.8 2.51 6.8 1.27 3.4 3.29 8.9 1.54 4.2 3.18 8.6

Production, transportation, and material moving

30.16 100.0 19.90 66.0 10.26 34.0 1.85 6.1 1.29 4.3 3.15 10.4 1.30 4.3 2.67 8.8

Production

28.70 100.0 19.00 66.2 9.70 33.8 1.79 6.2 1.42 5.0 3.17 11.1 0.87 3.0 2.45 8.5

Transportation and material moving

31.50 100.0 20.72 65.8 10.78 34.2 1.91 6.1 1.17 3.7 3.13 9.9 1.70 5.4 2.87 9.1

Industry group

Education and health services

42.80 100.0 28.93 67.6 13.87 32.4 3.25 7.6 0.66 1.6 4.31 10.1 2.98 7.0 2.66 6.2

Educational services

54.07 100.0 35.72 66.1 18.35 33.9 3.44 6.4 0.25 0.5 5.89 10.9 5.87 10.9 2.89 5.3

Elementary and secondary schools

53.24 100.0 34.87 65.5 18.37 34.5 2.83 5.3 0.21 0.4 6.15 11.5 6.48 12.2 2.70 5.1

Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

60.43 100.0 40.02 66.2 20.41 33.8 5.27 8.7 0.37 0.6 5.98 9.9 5.35 8.9 3.44 5.7

Health care and social assistance

36.72 100.0 25.26 68.8 11.46 31.2 3.15 8.6 0.88 2.4 3.45 9.4 1.43 3.9 2.54 6.9

Hospitals

51.04 100.0 32.70 64.1 18.34 35.9 4.91 9.6 1.91 3.7 5.53 10.8 2.75 5.4 3.24 6.3

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.

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Last Modified Date: September 17, 2020