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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 [Mar. 2021]
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

36.64 100.0 25.80 70.4 10.83 29.6 2.72 7.4 1.27 3.5 2.83 7.7 1.25 3.4 2.77 7.6

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

62.32 100.0 43.31 69.5 19.02 30.5 5.83 9.4 2.33 3.7 4.45 7.1 2.33 3.7 4.08 6.5

Management, business, and financial

72.88 100.0 50.46 69.2 22.42 30.8 7.09 9.7 3.35 4.6 4.76 6.5 2.67 3.7 4.55 6.2

Professional and related

56.29 100.0 39.22 69.7 17.07 30.3 5.11 9.1 1.74 3.1 4.28 7.6 2.13 3.8 3.81 6.8

Sales and office

28.25 100.0 20.44 72.3 7.81 27.7 1.83 6.5 0.81 2.9 2.37 8.4 0.73 2.6 2.07 7.3

Sales and related

28.51 100.0 21.80 76.5 6.71 23.5 1.60 5.6 0.85 3.0 1.55 5.4 0.59 2.1 2.11 7.4

Office and administrative support

28.06 100.0 19.43 69.2 8.63 30.8 2.00 7.1 0.79 2.8 2.97 10.6 0.83 3.0 2.05 7.3

Service

18.15 100.0 13.93 76.7 4.23 23.3 0.77 4.2 0.38 2.1 1.12 6.2 0.27 1.5 1.68 9.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

38.58 100.0 26.25 68.0 12.33 32.0 2.07 5.4 1.44 3.7 3.14 8.1 2.10 5.4 3.59 9.3

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry

39.61 100.0 26.59 67.1 13.01 32.9 1.65 4.2 1.52 3.8 3.22 8.1 2.69 6.8 3.93 9.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair

37.47 100.0 25.87 69.0 11.60 31.0 2.52 6.7 1.35 3.6 3.05 8.2 1.45 3.9 3.23 8.6

Production, transportation, and material moving

30.26 100.0 20.36 67.3 9.90 32.7 1.84 6.1 1.32 4.4 2.98 9.9 1.09 3.6 2.66 8.8

Production

28.94 100.0 19.40 67.0 9.54 33.0 1.78 6.1 1.43 4.9 3.07 10.6 0.83 2.9 2.43 8.4

Transportation and material moving

31.49 100.0 21.25 67.5 10.24 32.5 1.91 6.1 1.21 3.9 2.90 9.2 1.33 4.2 2.88 9.2

Industry group

Goods-producing(2)

40.59 100.0 27.43 67.6 13.16 32.4 2.64 6.5 1.77 4.4 3.62 8.9 1.79 4.4 3.34 8.2

Construction

40.85 100.0 28.48 69.7 12.37 30.3 1.87 4.6 1.47 3.6 3.08 7.5 2.08 5.1 3.87 9.5

Manufacturing

40.38 100.0 26.82 66.4 13.56 33.6 3.06 7.6 1.90 4.7 3.92 9.7 1.64 4.1 3.03 7.5

Aircraft manufacturing

77.20 100.0 47.99 62.2 29.21 37.8 7.36 9.5 4.30 5.6 7.42 9.6 5.25 6.8 4.89 6.3

Service-providing(3)

35.83 100.0 25.47 71.1 10.36 28.9 2.74 7.6 1.17 3.3 2.67 7.4 1.14 3.2 2.65 7.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

31.03 100.0 22.02 70.9 9.02 29.1 2.05 6.6 0.96 3.1 2.40 7.7 1.13 3.6 2.48 8.0

Wholesale trade

42.26 100.0 29.87 70.7 12.39 29.3 3.27 7.7 1.58 3.7 3.06 7.3 1.36 3.2 3.11 7.4

Retail trade

21.95 100.0 16.69 76.0 5.26 24.0 1.11 5.0 0.55 2.5 1.35 6.1 0.42 1.9 1.83 8.3

Transportation and warehousing

40.01 100.0 26.42 66.0 13.59 34.0 2.91 7.3 1.30 3.2 3.99 10.0 2.12 5.3 3.27 8.2

Utilities

68.44 100.0 42.20 61.7 26.25 38.3 6.06 8.9 2.25 3.3 6.44 9.4 6.68 9.8 4.81 7.0

Information

57.53 100.0 38.16 66.3 19.36 33.7 5.37 9.3 2.86 5.0 4.95 8.6 2.44 4.2 3.75 6.5

Financial activities

52.58 100.0 35.42 67.4 17.15 32.6 4.60 8.8 3.08 5.9 4.45 8.5 1.77 3.4 3.26 6.2

Financial and insurance

58.76 100.0 39.21 66.7 19.54 33.3 5.28 9.0 3.74 6.4 4.92 8.4 2.12 3.6 3.48 5.9

Credit intermediation and related activities

51.29 100.0 34.02 66.3 17.27 33.7 4.76 9.3 2.87 5.6 4.73 9.2 1.77 3.4 3.15 6.2

Insurance carriers and related activities

52.19 100.0 34.53 66.2 17.66 33.8 4.66 8.9 2.85 5.5 4.77 9.1 2.09 4.0 3.30 6.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

32.38 100.0 23.03 71.1 9.35 28.9 2.39 7.4 0.91 2.8 2.89 8.9 0.61 1.9 2.55 7.9

Professional and business services

44.96 100.0 32.29 71.8 12.68 28.2 3.67 8.2 1.60 3.5 2.90 6.5 1.29 2.9 3.22 7.2

Professional and technical services

59.05 100.0 42.10 71.3 16.95 28.7 5.29 9.0 2.03 3.4 3.85 6.5 1.82 3.1 3.97 6.7

Administrative and waste services

24.13 100.0 18.39 76.2 5.74 23.8 1.18 4.9 0.64 2.7 1.40 5.8 0.34 1.4 2.17 9.0

Education and health services

37.82 100.0 26.63 70.4 11.19 29.6 3.25 8.6 0.84 2.2 3.18 8.4 1.22 3.2 2.70 7.1

Educational services

49.57 100.0 35.75 72.1 13.82 27.9 3.87 7.8 0.33 0.7 4.00 8.1 2.26 4.6 3.35 6.8

Junior colleges, colleges, universities and professional schools

61.64 100.0 42.96 69.7 18.68 30.3 5.52 9.0 0.45 0.7 5.53 9.0 3.31 5.4 3.87 6.3

Health care and social assistance

36.17 100.0 25.35 70.1 10.82 29.9 3.16 8.7 0.91 2.5 3.07 8.5 1.07 3.0 2.61 7.2

Leisure and hospitality

15.97 100.0 12.88 80.6 3.10 19.4 0.47 2.9 0.22 1.4 0.68 4.3 0.16 1.0 1.57 9.8

Accommodation and food services

15.27 100.0 12.32 80.7 2.95 19.3 0.40 2.6 0.22 1.4 0.66 4.3 0.15 1.0 1.52 9.9

Other services

29.72 100.0 22.10 74.4 7.62 25.6 1.87 6.3 0.49 1.7 1.79 6.0 1.06 3.6 2.41 8.1

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: June 17, 2021