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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. 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

50.90 100.0 30.25 59.4 20.65 40.6 3.64 7.1 1.86 3.6 6.99 13.7 4.41 8.7 3.75 7.4

Goods-producing(2)

53.19 100.0 30.40 57.2 22.79 42.8 2.91 5.5 2.47 4.6 7.64 14.4 5.53 10.4 4.24 8.0

Service-providing(3)

49.85 100.0 30.18 60.5 19.68 39.5 3.97 8.0 1.58 3.2 6.70 13.4 3.90 7.8 3.53 7.1

Nonunion

All workers

34.99 100.0 25.08 71.7 9.91 28.3 2.61 7.5 1.20 3.4 2.46 7.0 0.98 2.8 2.66 7.6

Goods-producing(2)

38.16 100.0 26.69 69.9 11.47 30.1 2.56 6.7 1.63 4.3 2.93 7.7 1.17 3.1 3.18 8.3

Service-providing(3)

34.40 100.0 24.78 72.0 9.62 28.0 2.62 7.6 1.12 3.3 2.38 6.9 0.94 2.7 2.57 7.5

Full-time

All workers

42.02 100.0 28.99 69.0 13.03 31.0 3.36 8.0 1.56 3.7 3.50 8.3 1.56 3.7 3.05 7.3

Occupational group

Management, professional and related

64.20 100.0 44.36 69.1 19.84 30.9 6.11 9.5 2.44 3.8 4.73 7.4 2.45 3.8 4.12 6.4

Management, business, and financial

73.19 100.0 50.70 69.3 22.50 30.7 7.13 9.7 3.35 4.6 4.80 6.6 2.69 3.7 4.53 6.2

Professional and related

58.25 100.0 40.16 68.9 18.09 31.1 5.43 9.3 1.84 3.2 4.68 8.0 2.29 3.9 3.84 6.6

Sales and office

32.20 100.0 22.63 70.3 9.57 29.7 2.34 7.3 1.02 3.2 3.00 9.3 0.92 2.9 2.28 7.1

Sales and related

36.91 100.0 27.28 73.9 9.63 26.1 2.51 6.8 1.25 3.4 2.38 6.4 0.90 2.4 2.59 7.0

Office and administrative support

29.74 100.0 20.20 67.9 9.54 32.1 2.26 7.6 0.90 3.0 3.33 11.2 0.93 3.1 2.12 7.1

Service

21.68 100.0 15.70 72.4 5.98 27.6 1.24 5.7 0.60 2.7 1.89 8.7 0.43 2.0 1.82 8.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

39.03 100.0 26.36 67.6 12.66 32.4 2.14 5.5 1.46 3.7 3.25 8.3 2.19 5.6 3.63 9.3

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry

39.87 100.0 26.61 66.7 13.26 33.3 1.71 4.3 1.54 3.9 3.30 8.3 2.76 6.9 3.94 9.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair

38.08 100.0 26.09 68.5 11.99 31.5 2.62 6.9 1.37 3.6 3.20 8.4 1.53 4.0 3.27 8.6

Production, transportation, and material moving

32.29 100.0 21.36 66.2 10.92 33.8 2.12 6.6 1.47 4.6 3.33 10.3 1.27 3.9 2.74 8.5

Production

29.65 100.0 19.64 66.2 10.01 33.8 1.87 6.3 1.53 5.2 3.26 11.0 0.89 3.0 2.47 8.3

Transportation and material moving

35.24 100.0 23.29 66.1 11.95 33.9 2.40 6.8 1.41 4.0 3.40 9.7 1.70 4.8 3.04 8.6

Industry group

Goods-producing(2)

40.77 100.0 27.47 67.4 13.30 32.6 2.67 6.5 1.78 4.4 3.67 9.0 1.83 4.5 3.35 8.2

Construction

41.14 100.0 28.55 69.4 12.59 30.6 1.90 4.6 1.48 3.6 3.15 7.7 2.18 5.3 3.88 9.4

Manufacturing

40.43 100.0 26.80 66.3 13.63 33.7 3.09 7.6 1.91 4.7 3.96 9.8 1.63 4.0 3.03 7.5

Service-providing(3)

42.37 100.0 29.42 69.4 12.95 30.6 3.55 8.4 1.49 3.5 3.45 8.1 1.48 3.5 2.97 7.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

37.35 100.0 25.81 69.1 11.54 30.9 2.80 7.5 1.26 3.4 3.11 8.3 1.53 4.1 2.84 7.6

Information

61.32 100.0 40.37 65.8 20.96 34.2 5.64 9.2 3.26 5.3 5.44 8.9 2.67 4.4 3.94 6.4

Financial activities

52.85 100.0 35.10 66.4 17.76 33.6 4.78 9.1 3.18 6.0 4.65 8.8 1.85 3.5 3.30 6.2

Professional and business services

49.02 100.0 34.93 71.3 14.09 28.7 4.15 8.5 1.75 3.6 3.30 6.7 1.50 3.1 3.39 6.9

Education and health services

40.42 100.0 27.88 69.0 12.54 31.0 3.71 9.2 0.88 2.2 3.79 9.4 1.39 3.4 2.76 6.8

Leisure and hospitality

21.15 100.0 16.09 76.0 5.07 24.0 1.04 4.9 0.47 2.2 1.40 6.6 0.32 1.5 1.84 8.7

Other services

34.56 100.0 24.85 71.9 9.71 28.1 2.54 7.3 0.65 1.9 2.42 7.0 1.45 4.2 2.64 7.7

Part-time

All workers

19.16 100.0 15.14 79.0 4.02 21.0 0.71 3.7 0.35 1.8 0.80 4.2 0.32 1.6 1.84 9.6

Occupational group

Management, professional and related

41.40 100.0 31.43 75.9 9.97 24.1 2.91 7.0 0.93 2.2 1.78 4.3 1.05 2.5 3.30 8.0

Professional and related

42.07 100.0 31.84 75.7 10.23 24.3 3.05 7.2 0.89 2.1 1.85 4.4 1.10 2.6 3.34 7.9

Sales and office

16.91 100.0 13.53 80.0 3.38 20.0 0.51 3.0 0.27 1.6 0.83 4.9 0.25 1.5 1.53 9.0

Sales and related

15.22 100.0 12.60 82.8 2.62 17.2 0.33 2.1 0.24 1.6 0.45 3.0 0.16 1.0 1.44 9.5

Office and administrative support

19.73 100.0 15.08 76.4 4.65 23.6 0.82 4.1 0.31 1.6 1.45 7.3 0.40 2.0 1.67 8.5

Service

14.36 100.0 11.84 82.5 2.52 17.5 0.31 2.2 0.18 1.3 0.40 2.8 0.11 0.8 1.51 10.5

Production, transportation, and material moving

20.32 100.0 15.05 74.0 5.28 26.0 0.57 2.8 0.59 2.9 1.27 6.2 0.52 2.5 2.33 11.5

Transportation and material moving

21.46 100.0 15.59 72.6 5.87 27.4 0.61 2.9 0.67 3.1 1.48 6.9 0.63 2.9 2.48 11.5

Industry group

Service-providing(3)

19.06 100.0 15.08 79.1 3.98 20.9 0.72 3.8 0.34 1.8 0.79 4.1 0.31 1.6 1.82 9.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

17.81 100.0 13.85 77.8 3.95 22.2 0.52 2.9 0.33 1.9 0.99 5.5 0.39 2.2 1.72 9.7

Professional and business services

20.21 100.0 16.33 80.8 3.89 19.2 0.66 3.2 0.47 2.3 0.54 2.7 0.13 0.6 2.10 10.4

Education and health services

29.38 100.0 22.39 76.2 6.99 23.8 1.88 6.4 0.64 2.2 1.36 4.6 0.67 2.3 2.44 8.3

Leisure and hospitality

12.66 100.0 10.68 84.3 1.99 15.7 0.15 1.2 0.10 0.8 0.29 2.3 0.06 0.5 1.39 11.0

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: March 18, 2021