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. 2019]
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)

36.77 100.0 25.22 68.6 11.55 31.4 2.66 7.2 1.02 2.8 3.21 8.7 1.98 5.4 2.68 7.3

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

60.30 100.0 41.21 68.3 19.09 31.7 5.09 8.4 1.63 2.7 4.87 8.1 3.74 6.2 3.75 6.2

Management, business and financial

67.17 100.0 45.92 68.4 21.24 31.6 6.28 9.4 2.52 3.7 4.69 7.0 3.51 5.2 4.25 6.3

Professional and related

57.27 100.0 39.14 68.3 18.13 31.7 4.56 8.0 1.25 2.2 4.95 8.6 3.84 6.7 3.54 6.2

Teachers(3)

62.85 100.0 42.83 68.1 20.02 31.9 3.28 5.2 0.24 0.4 6.35 10.1 6.90 11.0 3.25 5.2

Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers

62.59 100.0 41.61 66.5 20.98 33.5 2.97 4.7 0.22 0.3 6.92 11.1 7.88 12.6 3.00 4.8

Registered nurses

56.36 100.0 36.93 65.5 19.42 34.5 5.32 9.4 2.06 3.6 5.27 9.4 3.04 5.4 3.74 6.6

Sales and office

26.92 100.0 18.87 70.1 8.05 29.9 1.82 6.8 0.65 2.4 2.57 9.5 1.03 3.8 1.97 7.3

Sales and related

25.23 100.0 19.03 75.4 6.20 24.6 1.47 5.8 0.61 2.4 1.54 6.1 0.64 2.6 1.93 7.7

Office and administrative support

27.94 100.0 18.78 67.2 9.16 32.8 2.04 7.3 0.68 2.4 3.18 11.4 1.27 4.5 2.00 7.1

Service

19.56 100.0 13.94 71.2 5.62 28.8 1.03 5.3 0.40 2.1 1.65 8.4 0.86 4.4 1.68 8.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

36.24 100.0 24.24 66.9 12.00 33.1 1.95 5.4 1.18 3.3 3.30 9.1 2.16 6.0 3.41 9.4

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry

37.08 100.0 24.57 66.3 12.50 33.7 1.56 4.2 1.20 3.2 3.34 9.0 2.61 7.0 3.79 10.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair

35.36 100.0 23.89 67.6 11.47 32.4 2.35 6.6 1.16 3.3 3.26 9.2 1.70 4.8 3.00 8.5

Production, transportation, and material moving

29.29 100.0 19.24 65.7 10.05 34.3 1.77 6.0 1.17 4.0 3.08 10.5 1.38 4.7 2.64 9.0

Production

28.09 100.0 18.55 66.0 9.54 34.0 1.73 6.2 1.36 4.8 3.05 10.9 0.98 3.5 2.41 8.6

Transportation and material moving

30.40 100.0 19.87 65.4 10.53 34.6 1.80 5.9 1.00 3.3 3.11 10.2 1.76 5.8 2.86 9.4

Industry group

Education and health services

42.69 100.0 28.96 67.8 13.73 32.2 3.22 7.5 0.63 1.5 4.25 9.9 2.98 7.0 2.65 6.2

Educational services

52.72 100.0 34.96 66.3 17.76 33.7 3.42 6.5 0.25 0.5 5.78 11.0 5.48 10.4 2.82 5.4

Elementary and secondary schools

51.64 100.0 33.82 65.5 17.82 34.5 2.79 5.4 0.20 0.4 6.02 11.7 6.20 12.0 2.60 5.0

Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

58.88 100.0 39.24 66.6 19.65 33.4 5.15 8.8 0.37 0.6 5.97 10.1 4.77 8.1 3.38 5.7

Health care and social assistance

36.47 100.0 25.24 69.2 11.23 30.8 3.09 8.5 0.87 2.4 3.30 9.0 1.43 3.9 2.55 7.0

Hospitals

49.77 100.0 32.13 64.6 17.64 35.4 4.79 9.6 1.75 3.5 5.24 10.5 2.65 5.3 3.20 6.4

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: June 18, 2019