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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 [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

Union

All workers

49.40 100.0 29.29 59.3 20.11 40.7 3.50 7.1 1.79 3.6 6.94 14.0 4.16 8.4 3.72 7.5

Goods-producing(2)

53.35 100.0 30.45 57.1 22.90 42.9 2.91 5.5 2.44 4.6 7.81 14.6 5.33 10.0 4.40 8.3

Service-providing(3)

47.65 100.0 28.78 60.4 18.87 39.6 3.76 7.9 1.50 3.1 6.55 13.7 3.64 7.6 3.42 7.2

Nonunion

All workers

34.73 100.0 24.80 71.4 9.93 28.6 2.56 7.4 1.18 3.4 2.52 7.3 1.03 3.0 2.64 7.6

Goods-producing(2)

38.24 100.0 26.67 69.7 11.57 30.3 2.54 6.6 1.59 4.2 3.03 7.9 1.21 3.2 3.21 8.4

Service-providing(3)

34.04 100.0 24.43 71.8 9.61 28.2 2.56 7.5 1.10 3.2 2.42 7.1 0.99 2.9 2.53 7.4

Full-time

All workers

41.40 100.0 28.47 68.8 12.93 31.2 3.26 7.9 1.51 3.7 3.53 8.5 1.59 3.8 3.03 7.3

Occupational group

Management, professional and related

64.13 100.0 44.28 69.0 19.85 31.0 6.00 9.4 2.40 3.7 4.72 7.4 2.60 4.1 4.13 6.4

Management, business, and financial

71.41 100.0 49.29 69.0 22.11 31.0 6.83 9.6 3.27 4.6 4.74 6.6 2.78 3.9 4.49 6.3

Professional and related

59.37 100.0 41.00 69.1 18.37 30.9 5.45 9.2 1.83 3.1 4.71 7.9 2.49 4.2 3.89 6.6

Sales and office

31.65 100.0 22.14 69.9 9.51 30.1 2.31 7.3 0.97 3.1 3.06 9.7 0.93 2.9 2.24 7.1

Sales and related

35.79 100.0 26.52 74.1 9.28 25.9 2.41 6.7 1.09 3.1 2.38 6.6 0.89 2.5 2.50 7.0

Office and administrative support

29.74 100.0 20.12 67.6 9.62 32.4 2.27 7.6 0.91 3.1 3.38 11.4 0.95 3.2 2.11 7.1

Service

21.32 100.0 15.22 71.4 6.10 28.6 1.23 5.8 0.57 2.7 2.05 9.6 0.46 2.2 1.78 8.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

38.20 100.0 25.78 67.5 12.42 32.5 1.99 5.2 1.44 3.8 3.32 8.7 2.03 5.3 3.65 9.6

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry

38.80 100.0 25.82 66.5 12.98 33.5 1.53 3.9 1.51 3.9 3.35 8.6 2.60 6.7 3.99 10.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair

37.51 100.0 25.73 68.6 11.78 31.4 2.51 6.7 1.35 3.6 3.28 8.7 1.38 3.7 3.26 8.7

Production, transportation, and material moving

31.76 100.0 20.87 65.7 10.89 34.3 2.05 6.5 1.47 4.6 3.34 10.5 1.28 4.0 2.74 8.6

Production

29.52 100.0 19.42 65.8 10.10 34.2 1.87 6.3 1.53 5.2 3.35 11.3 0.86 2.9 2.50 8.5

Transportation and material moving

34.38 100.0 22.58 65.7 11.81 34.3 2.27 6.6 1.40 4.1 3.34 9.7 1.77 5.2 3.03 8.8

Industry group

Goods-producing(2)

40.92 100.0 27.48 67.1 13.45 32.9 2.65 6.5 1.74 4.3 3.80 9.3 1.85 4.5 3.40 8.3

Construction

40.91 100.0 28.11 68.7 12.80 31.3 1.81 4.4 1.42 3.5 3.41 8.3 2.24 5.5 3.93 9.6

Manufacturing

40.30 100.0 26.74 66.3 13.57 33.7 3.07 7.6 1.91 4.7 3.99 9.9 1.53 3.8 3.07 7.6

Service-providing(3)

41.54 100.0 28.76 69.2 12.78 30.8 3.44 8.3 1.45 3.5 3.45 8.3 1.51 3.6 2.92 7.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

36.24 100.0 24.92 68.8 11.32 31.2 2.65 7.3 1.19 3.3 3.10 8.6 1.57 4.3 2.81 7.8

Information

62.46 100.0 41.62 66.6 20.84 33.4 5.78 9.2 2.96 4.7 5.57 8.9 2.51 4.0 4.02 6.4

Financial activities

52.61 100.0 35.09 66.7 17.51 33.3 4.73 9.0 3.00 5.7 4.63 8.8 1.86 3.5 3.30 6.3

Professional and business services

48.12 100.0 34.07 70.8 14.05 29.2 4.10 8.5 1.82 3.8 3.24 6.7 1.54 3.2 3.36 7.0

Education and health services

40.21 100.0 27.64 68.7 12.57 31.3 3.60 9.0 0.87 2.2 3.89 9.7 1.52 3.8 2.69 6.7

Leisure and hospitality

21.13 100.0 15.68 74.2 5.45 25.8 1.08 5.1 0.43 2.0 1.66 7.9 0.47 2.2 1.81 8.6

Other services

32.93 100.0 23.76 72.2 9.17 27.8 2.29 7.0 0.53 1.6 2.55 7.8 1.22 3.7 2.57 7.8

Part-time

All workers

18.92 100.0 14.85 78.5 4.07 21.5 0.67 3.6 0.35 1.9 0.90 4.8 0.34 1.8 1.80 9.5

Occupational group

Management, professional and related

41.57 100.0 31.63 76.1 9.94 23.9 2.53 6.1 0.99 2.4 2.10 5.1 1.07 2.6 3.25 7.8

Professional and related

41.64 100.0 31.50 75.7 10.14 24.3 2.61 6.3 0.90 2.2 2.25 5.4 1.14 2.7 3.23 7.8

Sales and office

16.46 100.0 13.13 79.8 3.33 20.2 0.49 3.0 0.25 1.5 0.83 5.1 0.28 1.7 1.47 9.0

Sales and related

14.84 100.0 12.19 82.1 2.65 17.9 0.33 2.2 0.22 1.5 0.52 3.5 0.20 1.3 1.39 9.3

Office and administrative support

19.17 100.0 14.71 76.8 4.45 23.2 0.76 4.0 0.29 1.5 1.36 7.1 0.42 2.2 1.62 8.5

Service

14.33 100.0 11.65 81.3 2.68 18.7 0.34 2.4 0.21 1.5 0.50 3.5 0.14 1.0 1.49 10.4

Production, transportation, and material moving

19.49 100.0 14.12 72.5 5.37 27.5 0.57 2.9 0.52 2.6 1.46 7.5 0.57 2.9 2.24 11.5

Transportation and material moving

20.58 100.0 14.57 70.8 6.01 29.2 0.62 3.0 0.58 2.8 1.73 8.4 0.72 3.5 2.36 11.5

Industry group

Service-providing(3)

18.84 100.0 14.79 78.5 4.05 21.5 0.68 3.6 0.35 1.8 0.90 4.8 0.34 1.8 1.78 9.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

17.40 100.0 13.36 76.8 4.05 23.2 0.51 2.9 0.30 1.7 1.11 6.4 0.46 2.7 1.66 9.5

Professional and business services

20.82 100.0 17.03 81.8 3.80 18.2 0.70 3.3 0.44 2.1 0.51 2.4 (4)0.10 (4)0.5 2.05 9.8

Education and health services

28.06 100.0 20.94 74.6 7.12 25.4 1.70 6.1 0.64 2.3 1.78 6.3 0.72 2.6 2.28 8.1

Leisure and hospitality

12.61 100.0 10.67 84.6 1.94 15.4 0.12 1.0 0.12 0.9 0.22 1.8 0.07 0.5 1.41 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: September 17, 2020