Table 3. State and local government workers by occupational and industry group

Table 3. Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for state and local government 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

State and local government workers

50.89 100.0 31.75 62.4 19.14 37.6 3.80 7.5 0.50 1.0 6.05 11.9 6.00 11.8 2.80 5.5

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

60.98 100.0 39.35 64.5 21.63 35.5 4.27 7.0 0.40 0.7 6.62 10.9 7.19 11.8 3.15 5.2

Professional and related

59.23 100.0 38.50 65.0 20.73 35.0 3.80 6.4 0.37 0.6 6.60 11.1 6.93 11.7 3.03 5.1

Teachers(2)

66.93 100.0 44.66 66.7 22.27 33.3 3.36 5.0 0.25 0.4 7.19 10.7 8.26 12.3 3.22 4.8

Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers

66.72 100.0 43.89 65.8 22.82 34.2 3.07 4.6 0.23 0.3 7.59 11.4 8.87 13.3 3.06 4.6

Sales and office

35.10 100.0 20.29 57.8 14.81 42.2 3.07 8.7 0.31 0.9 5.63 16.1 3.70 10.5 2.11 6.0

Office and administrative support

35.25 100.0 20.34 57.7 14.92 42.3 3.08 8.7 0.31 0.9 5.70 16.2 3.73 10.6 2.10 6.0

Service

37.26 100.0 21.43 57.5 15.83 42.5 3.15 8.4 0.79 2.1 4.78 12.8 4.83 13.0 2.28 6.1

Industry group

Education and health services

53.12 100.0 34.29 64.6 18.83 35.4 3.49 6.6 0.34 0.6 6.22 11.7 6.05 11.4 2.72 5.1

Educational services

54.45 100.0 35.37 65.0 19.08 35.0 3.36 6.2 0.25 0.5 6.34 11.6 6.40 11.8 2.73 5.0

Elementary and secondary schools

52.88 100.0 34.34 64.9 18.54 35.1 2.77 5.2 0.22 0.4 6.32 12.0 6.65 12.6 2.58 4.9

Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

58.86 100.0 38.31 65.1 20.55 34.9 5.10 8.7 0.35 0.6 6.29 10.7 5.65 9.6 3.16 5.4

Health care and social assistance

44.98 100.0 27.68 61.5 17.30 38.5 4.31 9.6 0.88 2.0 5.52 12.3 3.89 8.7 2.70 6.0

Hospitals

47.65 100.0 29.88 62.7 17.77 37.3 4.57 9.6 1.06 2.2 5.49 11.5 3.80 8.0 2.86 6.0

Public administration

49.00 100.0 28.44 58.0 20.56 42.0 4.55 9.3 0.77 1.6 5.95 12.1 6.30 12.9 2.98 6.1

Footnotes
(1) Includes costs for wages and salaries and benefits.
(2) Includes postsecondary teachers; primary, secondary, and special education teachers; and other teachers and instructors.

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Last Modified Date: June 18, 2019