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Table 5. Private industry workers by bargaining and work status

Table 5. Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for private industry workers by bargaining and work status [Dec. 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

Union

All workers

48.15 100.0 28.62 59.4 19.53 40.6 3.42 7.1 1.72 3.6 6.78 14.1 3.97 8.2 3.65 7.6

Goods-producing(2)

51.68 100.0 29.57 57.2 22.10 42.8 2.81 5.4 2.37 4.6 7.59 14.7 5.03 9.7 4.30 8.3

Service-providing(3)

46.61 100.0 28.20 60.5 18.41 39.5 3.68 7.9 1.43 3.1 6.42 13.8 3.51 7.5 3.36 7.2

Nonunion

All workers

33.53 100.0 23.98 71.5 9.55 28.5 2.45 7.3 1.14 3.4 2.41 7.2 0.98 2.9 2.57 7.7

Goods-producing(2)

37.87 100.0 26.32 69.5 11.55 30.5 2.53 6.7 1.63 4.3 3.00 7.9 1.21 3.2 3.18 8.4

Service-providing(3)

32.73 100.0 23.55 71.9 9.18 28.1 2.44 7.5 1.05 3.2 2.30 7.0 0.94 2.9 2.46 7.5

Full-time

All workers

40.39 100.0 27.79 68.8 12.60 31.2 3.18 7.9 1.48 3.7 3.43 8.5 1.54 3.8 2.97 7.4

Occupational group

Management, professional and related

63.28 100.0 43.70 69.1 19.58 30.9 5.93 9.4 2.38 3.8 4.63 7.3 2.57 4.1 4.07 6.4

Management, business, and financial

70.14 100.0 48.40 69.0 21.74 31.0 6.74 9.6 3.23 4.6 4.61 6.6 2.76 3.9 4.41 6.3

Professional and related

58.74 100.0 40.59 69.1 18.15 30.9 5.40 9.2 1.82 3.1 4.64 7.9 2.45 4.2 3.84 6.5

Sales and office

30.78 100.0 21.53 69.9 9.26 30.1 2.26 7.3 0.95 3.1 2.96 9.6 0.90 2.9 2.20 7.1

Sales and related

34.30 100.0 25.32 73.8 8.98 26.2 2.33 6.8 1.07 3.1 2.29 6.7 0.84 2.5 2.44 7.1

Office and administrative support

29.16 100.0 19.77 67.8 9.39 32.2 2.22 7.6 0.89 3.1 3.27 11.2 0.92 3.2 2.08 7.1

Service

20.81 100.0 14.89 71.5 5.92 28.5 1.18 5.7 0.55 2.6 1.99 9.6 0.44 2.1 1.75 8.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

37.50 100.0 25.30 67.5 12.20 32.5 1.97 5.3 1.41 3.8 3.26 8.7 1.96 5.2 3.60 9.6

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry

38.30 100.0 25.47 66.5 12.84 33.5 1.51 3.9 1.51 3.9 3.29 8.6 2.55 6.7 3.97 10.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair

36.64 100.0 25.12 68.6 11.52 31.4 2.46 6.7 1.30 3.6 3.23 8.8 1.33 3.6 3.19 8.7

Production, transportation, and material moving

31.03 100.0 20.41 65.8 10.62 34.2 1.99 6.4 1.43 4.6 3.25 10.5 1.23 4.0 2.71 8.7

Production

29.03 100.0 19.11 65.8 9.93 34.2 1.83 6.3 1.51 5.2 3.27 11.3 0.84 2.9 2.47 8.5

Transportation and material moving

33.32 100.0 21.91 65.8 11.41 34.2 2.17 6.5 1.35 4.1 3.24 9.7 1.68 5.1 2.97 8.9

Industry group

Goods-producing(2)

40.38 100.0 27.05 67.0 13.32 33.0 2.63 6.5 1.77 4.4 3.75 9.3 1.81 4.5 3.36 8.3

Construction

40.35 100.0 27.70 68.6 12.66 31.4 1.79 4.4 1.39 3.4 3.38 8.4 2.19 5.4 3.91 9.7

Manufacturing

39.63 100.0 26.24 66.2 13.39 33.8 3.02 7.6 1.94 4.9 3.92 9.9 1.49 3.8 3.03 7.6

Service-providing(3)

40.40 100.0 28.00 69.3 12.40 30.7 3.34 8.3 1.40 3.5 3.34 8.3 1.46 3.6 2.86 7.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

35.43 100.0 24.40 68.9 11.03 31.1 2.58 7.3 1.17 3.3 3.03 8.5 1.49 4.2 2.77 7.8

Information

61.98 100.0 41.70 67.3 20.28 32.7 5.86 9.4 2.89 4.7 5.28 8.5 2.26 3.6 3.99 6.4

Financial activities

51.89 100.0 34.55 66.6 17.34 33.4 4.66 9.0 3.11 6.0 4.43 8.5 1.88 3.6 3.26 6.3

Professional and business services

46.38 100.0 32.76 70.6 13.61 29.4 3.95 8.5 1.75 3.8 3.13 6.8 1.51 3.3 3.26 7.0

Education and health services

40.07 100.0 27.61 68.9 12.46 31.1 3.61 9.0 0.83 2.1 3.85 9.6 1.49 3.7 2.68 6.7

Leisure and hospitality

20.82 100.0 15.41 74.0 5.41 26.0 1.07 5.1 0.42 2.0 1.67 8.0 0.47 2.3 1.78 8.5

Other services

33.06 100.0 23.92 72.4 9.14 27.6 2.29 6.9 0.53 1.6 2.53 7.7 1.23 3.7 2.55 7.7

Part-time

All workers

18.11 100.0 14.29 78.9 3.82 21.1 0.63 3.5 0.32 1.7 0.82 4.5 0.30 1.7 1.75 9.7

Occupational group

Management, professional and related

40.35 100.0 30.93 76.6 9.43 23.4 2.46 6.1 0.89 2.2 1.90 4.7 0.99 2.4 3.19 7.9

Professional and related

40.43 100.0 30.83 76.2 9.60 23.8 2.53 6.3 0.82 2.0 2.02 5.0 1.05 2.6 3.18 7.9

Sales and office

15.98 100.0 12.78 80.0 3.20 20.0 0.48 3.0 0.23 1.5 0.79 4.9 0.25 1.6 1.45 9.1

Sales and related

14.47 100.0 11.89 82.1 2.59 17.9 0.32 2.2 0.21 1.4 0.51 3.5 0.18 1.2 1.37 9.5

Office and administrative support

18.50 100.0 14.26 77.1 4.23 22.9 0.73 3.9 0.28 1.5 1.26 6.8 0.37 2.0 1.59 8.6

Service

13.80 100.0 11.26 81.6 2.54 18.4 0.31 2.2 0.19 1.4 0.47 3.4 0.12 0.9 1.45 10.5

Production, transportation, and material moving

18.74 100.0 13.70 73.1 5.04 26.9 0.52 2.8 0.48 2.6 1.34 7.1 0.51 2.7 2.19 11.7

Transportation and material moving

19.87 100.0 14.20 71.5 5.67 28.5 0.58 2.9 0.55 2.8 1.59 8.0 0.65 3.2 2.30 11.6

Industry group

Service-providing(3)

18.03 100.0 14.24 79.0 3.80 21.0 0.63 3.5 0.31 1.7 0.82 4.5 0.30 1.7 1.73 9.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

16.93 100.0 13.03 77.0 3.90 23.0 0.49 2.9 0.29 1.7 1.06 6.3 0.42 2.5 1.63 9.6

Professional and business services

19.99 100.0 16.32 81.7 3.66 18.3 0.68 3.4 0.40 2.0 0.47 2.3 (4)0.10 (4)0.5 2.02 10.1

Education and health services

27.34 100.0 20.55 75.2 6.79 24.8 1.65 6.0 0.58 2.1 1.65 6.0 0.66 2.4 2.26 8.3

Leisure and hospitality

12.25 100.0 10.37 84.7 1.88 15.3 0.12 1.0 0.11 0.9 0.21 1.8 0.07 0.5 1.37 11.2

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.
(4) The relative standard error for this estimate is greater than 30 percent.

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Last Modified Date: March 19, 2020