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Table 4. Private industry workers by occupational and industry group

Table 4. Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for private industry 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

Private industry workers

35.96 100.0 25.18 70.0 10.79 30.0 2.63 7.3 1.23 3.4 2.89 8.0 1.29 3.6 2.74 7.6

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

61.78 100.0 42.97 69.5 18.82 30.5 5.64 9.1 2.25 3.6 4.45 7.2 2.44 4.0 4.04 6.5

Management, business, and financial

70.50 100.0 48.80 69.2 21.70 30.8 6.68 9.5 3.23 4.6 4.63 6.6 2.71 3.8 4.46 6.3

Professional and related

56.76 100.0 39.61 69.8 17.16 30.2 5.04 8.9 1.69 3.0 4.34 7.7 2.29 4.0 3.79 6.7

Sales and office

27.17 100.0 19.48 71.7 7.69 28.3 1.78 6.5 0.76 2.8 2.41 8.9 0.74 2.7 2.01 7.4

Sales and related

26.30 100.0 20.02 76.1 6.27 23.9 1.47 5.6 0.70 2.7 1.54 5.8 0.58 2.2 2.00 7.6

Office and administrative support

27.78 100.0 19.11 68.8 8.66 31.2 1.99 7.2 0.80 2.9 3.01 10.8 0.85 3.1 2.02 7.3

Service

17.90 100.0 13.47 75.3 4.43 24.7 0.80 4.4 0.40 2.2 1.29 7.2 0.31 1.7 1.64 9.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

37.25 100.0 25.28 67.9 11.97 32.1 1.90 5.1 1.38 3.7 3.16 8.5 1.93 5.2 3.59 9.6

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry

38.00 100.0 25.40 66.8 12.60 33.2 1.47 3.9 1.46 3.8 3.23 8.5 2.50 6.6 3.94 10.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair

36.41 100.0 25.14 69.1 11.27 30.9 2.39 6.6 1.29 3.5 3.09 8.5 1.30 3.6 3.20 8.8

Production, transportation, and material moving

29.73 100.0 19.75 66.4 9.97 33.6 1.81 6.1 1.31 4.4 3.03 10.2 1.16 3.9 2.66 8.9

Production

28.43 100.0 18.87 66.4 9.55 33.6 1.76 6.2 1.43 5.0 3.13 11.0 0.80 2.8 2.45 8.6

Transportation and material moving

30.99 100.0 20.61 66.5 10.38 33.5 1.86 6.0 1.19 3.9 2.95 9.5 1.51 4.9 2.87 9.3

Industry group

Goods-producing(2)

40.44 100.0 27.22 67.3 13.22 32.7 2.59 6.4 1.71 4.2 3.72 9.2 1.81 4.5 3.38 8.4

Construction

40.38 100.0 27.86 69.0 12.52 31.0 1.76 4.4 1.38 3.4 3.30 8.2 2.18 5.4 3.90 9.7

Manufacturing

39.86 100.0 26.48 66.4 13.38 33.6 3.02 7.6 1.88 4.7 3.93 9.9 1.50 3.8 3.05 7.7

Aircraft manufacturing

72.00 100.0 44.53 61.8 27.48 38.2 6.67 9.3 3.85 5.3 7.21 10.0 5.14 7.1 4.61 6.4

Service-providing(3)

35.00 100.0 24.74 70.7 10.26 29.3 2.64 7.6 1.13 3.2 2.72 7.8 1.18 3.4 2.60 7.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

29.77 100.0 20.95 70.4 8.82 29.6 1.91 6.4 0.89 3.0 2.42 8.1 1.19 4.0 2.42 8.1

Wholesale trade

38.41 100.0 27.09 70.5 11.31 29.5 2.83 7.4 1.28 3.3 2.96 7.7 1.33 3.5 2.91 7.6

Retail trade

20.94 100.0 15.83 75.6 5.11 24.4 1.01 4.8 0.49 2.3 1.39 6.6 0.44 2.1 1.78 8.5

Transportation and warehousing

41.57 100.0 26.84 64.6 14.74 35.4 3.04 7.3 1.47 3.5 4.28 10.3 2.52 6.1 3.43 8.2

Utilities

66.63 100.0 41.08 61.7 25.55 38.3 5.92 8.9 2.19 3.3 6.34 9.5 6.36 9.5 4.75 7.1

Information

56.79 100.0 38.09 67.1 18.70 32.9 5.13 9.0 2.64 4.6 5.00 8.8 2.21 3.9 3.71 6.5

Financial activities

50.20 100.0 33.68 67.1 16.52 32.9 4.42 8.8 2.82 5.6 4.36 8.7 1.73 3.5 3.19 6.3

Financial and insurance

55.40 100.0 36.64 66.1 18.75 33.9 5.03 9.1 3.44 6.2 4.85 8.8 2.08 3.8 3.36 6.1

Credit intermediation and related activities

48.33 100.0 32.09 66.4 16.24 33.6 4.46 9.2 2.55 5.3 4.53 9.4 1.69 3.5 3.02 6.2

Insurance carriers and related activities

52.21 100.0 34.07 65.3 18.13 34.7 4.63 8.9 3.18 6.1 4.85 9.3 2.20 4.2 3.29 6.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

34.66 100.0 24.81 71.6 9.84 28.4 2.62 7.6 0.96 2.8 2.88 8.3 0.71 2.0 2.68 7.7

Professional and business services

44.02 100.0 31.51 71.6 12.51 28.4 3.59 8.2 1.61 3.7 2.83 6.4 1.32 3.0 3.16 7.2

Professional and technical services

57.18 100.0 40.98 71.7 16.20 28.3 5.09 8.9 1.94 3.4 3.59 6.3 1.71 3.0 3.86 6.7

Administrative and waste services

24.06 100.0 18.11 75.3 5.95 24.7 1.19 4.9 0.71 3.0 1.53 6.4 0.35 1.4 2.17 9.0

Education and health services

37.06 100.0 25.91 69.9 11.16 30.1 3.11 8.4 0.81 2.2 3.34 9.0 1.31 3.5 2.58 7.0

Educational services

46.52 100.0 33.22 71.4 13.30 28.6 3.68 7.9 0.26 0.5 3.96 8.5 2.28 4.9 3.13 6.7

Junior colleges, colleges, universities and professional schools

59.74 100.0 41.38 69.3 18.36 30.7 5.36 9.0 0.42 0.7 5.50 9.2 3.25 5.4 3.82 6.4

Health care and social assistance

35.85 100.0 24.96 69.6 10.88 30.4 3.04 8.5 0.88 2.5 3.26 9.1 1.19 3.3 2.51 7.0

Leisure and hospitality

16.11 100.0 12.73 79.0 3.38 21.0 0.52 3.2 0.24 1.5 0.81 5.0 0.23 1.4 1.58 9.8

Accommodation and food services

15.46 100.0 12.22 79.0 3.24 21.0 0.48 3.1 0.25 1.6 0.76 4.9 0.22 1.5 1.53 9.9

Other services

28.01 100.0 20.96 74.8 7.05 25.2 1.65 5.9 0.44 1.6 1.77 6.3 0.83 3.0 2.36 8.4

Footnotes
(1) Includes costs for wages and salaries and benefits.
(2) Includes mining, construction, and manufacturing. The agriculture, forestry, farming, and hunting sector is excluded.
(3) Includes utilities; wholesale trade; retail trade; transportation and warehousing; information; finance and insurance; real estate and rental and leasing; professional and technical services; management of companies and enterprises; administrative and waste services; educational services; health care and social assistance; arts, entertainment and recreation; accommodation and food services; and other services, except public administration.

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Last Modified Date: September 17, 2020