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Table 6. Private industry workers by establishment size and industry group

Table 6. Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for private industry workers by establishment size and industry group [Mar. 2022]
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

All workers

38.61 100.0 27.19 70.4 11.42 29.6 2.88 7.5 1.37 3.5 2.93 7.6 1.33 3.5 2.91 7.5

1-99 workers

31.90 100.0 23.71 74.3 8.19 25.7 1.98 6.2 0.84 2.6 2.01 6.3 0.76 2.4 2.60 8.1

1-49 workers

30.91 100.0 23.20 75.1 7.70 24.9 1.85 6.0 0.79 2.5 1.85 6.0 0.67 2.2 2.55 8.2

50-99 workers

35.60 100.0 25.61 71.9 9.99 28.1 2.46 6.9 1.02 2.9 2.64 7.4 1.09 3.1 2.79 7.8

100 workers or more

47.08 100.0 31.58 67.1 15.50 32.9 4.01 8.5 2.04 4.3 4.08 8.7 2.06 4.4 3.31 7.0

100-499 workers

40.10 100.0 27.81 69.3 12.29 30.7 3.13 7.8 1.40 3.5 3.32 8.3 1.45 3.6 2.99 7.5

500 workers or more

55.86 100.0 36.32 65.0 19.54 35.0 5.12 9.2 2.84 5.1 5.04 9.0 2.83 5.1 3.72 6.7

Goods-producing industries(2)

42.36 100.0 28.58 67.5 13.78 32.5 2.73 6.5 1.93 4.5 3.73 8.8 1.94 4.6 3.45 8.1

1-99 workers

36.09 100.0 25.74 71.3 10.35 28.7 1.85 5.1 1.30 3.6 2.57 7.1 1.34 3.7 3.28 9.1

1-49 workers

34.66 100.0 25.11 72.5 9.54 27.5 1.67 4.8 1.16 3.3 2.26 6.5 1.18 3.4 3.27 9.4

50-99 workers

40.24 100.0 27.56 68.5 12.69 31.5 2.37 5.9 1.70 4.2 3.49 8.7 1.81 4.5 3.32 8.2

100 workers or more

48.15 100.0 31.21 64.8 16.94 35.2 3.55 7.4 2.51 5.2 4.79 9.9 2.50 5.2 3.60 7.5

100-499 workers

44.52 100.0 29.52 66.3 15.00 33.7 3.02 6.8 2.06 4.6 4.25 9.6 2.14 4.8 3.52 7.9

500 workers or more

53.60 100.0 33.74 63.0 19.86 37.0 4.35 8.1 3.17 5.9 5.59 10.4 3.03 5.7 3.72 6.9

Manufacturing industry

41.99 100.0 27.85 66.3 14.14 33.7 3.17 7.6 2.08 4.9 4.04 9.6 1.73 4.1 3.12 7.4

1-99 workers

33.01 100.0 23.53 71.3 9.48 28.7 2.08 6.3 1.20 3.6 2.61 7.9 0.90 2.7 2.70 8.2

1-49 workers

31.04 100.0 22.58 72.7 8.46 27.3 1.82 5.9 1.02 3.3 2.24 7.2 (3)0.77 (3)2.5 2.61 8.4

50-99 workers

36.86 100.0 25.38 68.8 11.48 31.2 2.58 7.0 1.56 4.2 3.32 9.0 1.15 3.1 2.86 7.8

100 workers or more

47.03 100.0 30.27 64.4 16.75 35.6 3.79 8.1 2.56 5.5 4.84 10.3 2.20 4.7 3.36 7.1

100-499 workers

41.22 100.0 27.44 66.6 13.78 33.4 3.20 7.8 1.92 4.7 4.09 9.9 1.47 3.6 3.11 7.6

500 workers or more

53.94 100.0 33.65 62.4 20.29 37.6 4.49 8.3 3.33 6.2 5.74 10.6 3.07 5.7 3.65 6.8

Service-providing industries(4)

37.87 100.0 26.91 71.1 10.96 28.9 2.91 7.7 1.26 3.3 2.77 7.3 1.21 3.2 2.81 7.4

1-99 workers

31.20 100.0 23.37 74.9 7.83 25.1 2.00 6.4 0.76 2.4 1.92 6.2 0.66 2.1 2.49 8.0

1-49 workers

30.33 100.0 22.91 75.5 7.42 24.5 1.88 6.2 0.73 2.4 1.78 5.9 0.59 2.0 2.44 8.0

50-99 workers

34.64 100.0 25.21 72.8 9.43 27.2 2.48 7.2 0.88 2.5 2.46 7.1 0.94 2.7 2.68 7.7

100 workers or more

46.82 100.0 31.67 67.6 15.16 32.4 4.12 8.8 1.92 4.1 3.91 8.4 1.96 4.2 3.24 6.9

100-499 workers

38.93 100.0 27.36 70.3 11.58 29.7 3.16 8.1 1.23 3.1 3.07 7.9 1.27 3.3 2.85 7.3

500 workers or more

56.35 100.0 36.87 65.4 19.47 34.6 5.28 9.4 2.76 4.9 4.92 8.7 2.78 4.9 3.72 6.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities industry

32.59 100.0 23.25 71.3 9.34 28.7 2.14 6.6 0.99 3.0 2.43 7.5 1.19 3.6 2.60 8.0

1-99 workers

29.00 100.0 21.83 75.3 7.17 24.7 1.66 5.7 0.74 2.5 1.69 5.8 0.65 2.2 2.43 8.4

1-49 workers

28.66 100.0 21.77 76.0 6.89 24.0 1.61 5.6 0.72 2.5 1.56 5.4 0.58 2.0 2.42 8.4

50-99 workers

30.20 100.0 22.04 73.0 8.17 27.0 1.86 6.2 0.79 2.6 2.15 7.1 0.89 2.9 2.48 8.2

100 workers or more

37.11 100.0 25.03 67.4 12.08 32.6 2.74 7.4 1.31 3.5 3.37 9.1 1.86 5.0 2.81 7.6

100-499 workers

31.13 100.0 21.77 69.9 9.35 30.1 2.07 6.7 1.01 3.3 2.60 8.4 1.20 3.8 2.47 7.9

500 workers or more

49.59 100.0 31.81 64.1 17.78 35.9 4.12 8.3 1.92 3.9 4.96 10.0 3.25 6.6 3.52 7.1

Wholesale trade industry

44.11 100.0 31.41 71.2 12.70 28.8 3.36 7.6 1.65 3.7 3.07 7.0 1.39 3.1 3.24 7.3

1-99 workers

44.02 100.0 31.86 72.4 12.16 27.6 3.25 7.4 1.54 3.5 2.89 6.6 1.22 2.8 3.26 7.4

1-49 workers

44.62 100.0 32.38 72.6 12.25 27.4 3.26 7.3 1.56 3.5 2.86 6.4 1.26 2.8 3.31 7.4

100 workers or more

44.29 100.0 30.50 68.9 13.79 31.1 3.57 8.1 1.88 4.3 3.43 7.7 1.71 3.9 3.19 7.2

100-499 workers

45.00 100.0 31.35 69.7 13.65 30.3 3.59 8.0 1.74 3.9 3.39 7.5 1.70 3.8 3.23 7.2

Retail trade industry

23.11 100.0 17.71 76.6 5.41 23.4 1.16 5.0 0.57 2.4 1.32 5.7 0.43 1.9 1.93 8.4

1-99 workers

21.89 100.0 17.37 79.4 4.52 20.6 0.94 4.3 0.43 1.9 0.98 4.5 0.28 1.3 1.89 8.6

1-49 workers

21.56 100.0 17.27 80.1 4.29 19.9 0.90 4.2 0.42 1.9 0.86 4.0 0.23 1.1 1.88 8.7

50-99 workers

23.16 100.0 17.75 76.7 5.41 23.3 1.11 4.8 0.45 1.9 1.47 6.3 0.46 2.0 1.93 8.3

100 workers or more

24.98 100.0 18.22 72.9 6.76 27.1 1.49 6.0 0.78 3.1 1.83 7.3 0.66 2.7 2.00 8.0

100-499 workers

24.52 100.0 17.90 73.0 6.62 27.0 1.43 5.8 0.76 3.1 1.82 7.4 0.64 2.6 1.98 8.1

Transportation and warehousing industry

41.83 100.0 27.69 66.2 14.14 33.8 3.05 7.3 1.31 3.1 4.11 9.8 2.26 5.4 3.42 8.2

1-99 workers

30.50 100.0 22.30 73.1 8.20 26.9 1.69 5.5 0.59 1.9 2.17 7.1 0.71 2.3 3.04 10.0

1-49 workers

30.19 100.0 22.37 74.1 7.82 25.9 1.63 5.4 0.52 1.7 2.05 6.8 0.58 1.9 3.04 10.1

100 workers or more

48.69 100.0 30.96 63.6 17.73 36.4 3.87 7.9 1.75 3.6 5.28 10.8 3.19 6.5 3.65 7.5

100-499 workers

39.73 100.0 25.66 64.6 14.06 35.4 2.70 6.8 1.23 3.1 4.51 11.4 2.23 5.6 3.40 8.5

Information industry

62.95 100.0 41.96 66.6 21.00 33.4 6.15 9.8 2.98 4.7 5.27 8.4 2.56 4.1 4.03 6.4

1-99 workers

44.32 100.0 30.95 69.8 13.37 30.2 3.75 8.5 1.66 3.7 3.38 7.6 1.44 3.3 3.14 7.1

100 workers or more

75.69 100.0 49.48 65.4 26.21 34.6 7.80 10.3 3.89 5.1 6.56 8.7 3.32 4.4 4.65 6.1

100-499 workers

65.79 100.0 44.46 67.6 21.33 32.4 6.26 9.5 2.46 3.7 5.91 9.0 2.50 3.8 4.19 6.4

500 workers or more

85.63 100.0 54.52 63.7 31.11 36.3 9.34 10.9 5.32 6.2 7.21 8.4 4.14 4.8 5.10 6.0

Financial activities industry

53.21 100.0 35.48 66.7 17.74 33.3 4.71 8.9 3.27 6.1 4.53 8.5 1.87 3.5 3.35 6.3

1-99 workers

42.57 100.0 29.57 69.5 13.00 30.5 3.44 8.1 1.89 4.4 3.62 8.5 1.19 2.8 2.85 6.7

1-49 workers

41.64 100.0 28.99 69.6 12.65 30.4 3.31 8.0 1.90 4.6 3.49 8.4 1.12 2.7 2.81 6.8

100 workers or more

66.16 100.0 42.66 64.5 23.50 35.5 6.26 9.5 4.95 7.5 5.63 8.5 2.70 4.1 3.96 6.0

100-499 workers

61.98 100.0 41.28 66.6 20.70 33.4 5.82 9.4 3.44 5.6 5.32 8.6 2.31 3.7 3.81 6.1

500 workers or more

69.50 100.0 43.77 63.0 25.73 37.0 6.60 9.5 6.17 8.9 5.87 8.4 3.02 4.3 4.07 5.9

Professional and business services industry

47.08 100.0 33.50 71.1 13.59 28.9 3.86 8.2 1.84 3.9 3.15 6.7 1.38 2.9 3.35 7.1

1-99 workers

43.47 100.0 32.05 73.7 11.42 26.3 3.14 7.2 1.38 3.2 2.77 6.4 0.90 2.1 3.23 7.4

1-49 workers

40.86 100.0 30.29 74.1 10.57 25.9 2.83 6.9 1.29 3.2 2.59 6.3 0.77 1.9 3.10 7.6

50-99 workers

53.07 100.0 38.51 72.6 14.56 27.4 4.30 8.1 1.70 3.2 3.44 6.5 1.39 2.6 3.72 7.0

100 workers or more

50.73 100.0 34.96 68.9 15.77 31.1 4.59 9.0 2.31 4.5 3.54 7.0 1.87 3.7 3.47 6.8

100-499 workers

46.08 100.0 32.76 71.1 13.32 28.9 4.08 8.9 1.44 3.1 3.29 7.1 1.26 2.7 3.25 7.1

500 workers or more

55.69 100.0 37.31 67.0 18.39 33.0 5.13 9.2 3.23 5.8 3.81 6.8 2.52 4.5 3.70 6.6

Education and health services industry

40.87 100.0 28.82 70.5 12.04 29.5 3.55 8.7 0.87 2.1 3.30 8.1 1.35 3.3 2.96 7.2

1-99 workers

32.20 100.0 24.24 75.3 7.96 24.7 2.39 7.4 0.32 1.0 2.10 6.5 0.63 2.0 2.52 7.8

1-49 workers

32.32 100.0 24.63 76.2 7.69 23.8 2.38 7.4 0.28 0.9 1.90 5.9 0.60 1.9 2.52 7.8

50-99 workers

31.82 100.0 22.99 72.2 8.84 27.8 2.44 7.7 0.42 1.3 2.73 8.6 0.73 2.3 2.52 7.9

100 workers or more

48.59 100.0 32.91 67.7 15.68 32.3 4.59 9.4 1.37 2.8 4.38 9.0 1.99 4.1 3.35 6.9

100-499 workers

38.09 100.0 27.06 71.0 11.03 29.0 3.29 8.6 0.77 2.0 3.05 8.0 1.12 2.9 2.81 7.4

500 workers or more

56.86 100.0 37.52 66.0 19.34 34.0 5.61 9.9 1.84 3.2 5.43 9.5 2.67 4.7 3.78 6.7

Educational services industry

51.22 100.0 36.65 71.6 14.56 28.4 4.28 8.4 0.35 0.7 4.04 7.9 2.41 4.7 3.47 6.8

1-99 workers

35.39 100.0 27.49 77.7 7.90 22.3 2.02 5.7 0.11 0.3 1.97 5.6 1.00 2.8 2.79 7.9

100 workers or more

62.90 100.0 43.42 69.0 19.48 31.0 5.95 9.5 0.53 0.8 5.57 8.9 3.45 5.5 3.98 6.3

100-499 workers

52.40 100.0 37.33 71.2 15.07 28.8 4.67 8.9 (3)0.28 (3)0.5 4.49 8.6 2.10 4.0 3.54 6.7

500 workers or more

69.72 100.0 47.38 68.0 22.34 32.0 6.78 9.7 0.70 1.0 6.27 9.0 4.33 6.2 4.26 6.1

Health care and social assistance industry

39.27 100.0 27.62 70.3 11.65 29.7 3.44 8.8 0.95 2.4 3.19 8.1 1.19 3.0 2.88 7.3

1-99 workers

31.76 100.0 23.79 74.9 7.97 25.1 2.44 7.7 0.34 1.1 2.12 6.7 0.58 1.8 2.48 7.8

1-49 workers

32.41 100.0 24.57 75.8 7.84 24.2 2.47 7.6 0.30 0.9 1.96 6.1 0.60 1.8 2.51 7.7

50-99 workers

29.52 100.0 21.11 71.5 8.41 28.5 2.35 8.0 0.49 1.6 2.65 9.0 0.53 1.8 2.39 8.1

100 workers or more

46.16 100.0 31.13 67.4 15.03 32.6 4.36 9.4 1.51 3.3 4.18 9.0 1.74 3.8 3.25 7.0

100-499 workers

35.95 100.0 25.52 71.0 10.43 29.0 3.09 8.6 0.84 2.3 2.84 7.9 (3)0.97 2.7 2.70 7.5

500 workers or more

54.45 100.0 35.68 65.5 18.77 34.5 5.39 9.9 2.06 3.8 5.27 9.7 2.36 4.3 3.70 6.8

Leisure and hospitality industry

17.70 100.0 14.29 80.8 3.41 19.2 0.53 3.0 0.27 1.5 0.71 4.0 0.19 1.1 1.71 9.7

1-99 workers

16.75 100.0 13.80 82.4 2.95 17.6 0.40 2.4 0.23 1.4 0.55 3.3 0.11 0.7 1.66 9.9

1-49 workers

16.30 100.0 13.49 82.8 2.80 17.2 0.35 2.2 0.21 1.3 0.53 3.3 0.08 0.5 1.62 9.9

50-99 workers

18.88 100.0 15.22 80.6 3.66 19.4 0.62 3.3 0.32 1.7 0.64 3.4 0.24 1.3 1.82 9.7

100 workers or more

22.81 100.0 16.97 74.4 5.84 25.6 1.21 5.3 0.45 2.0 1.54 6.7 0.65 2.9 1.99 8.7

100-499 workers

21.92 100.0 16.71 76.2 5.21 23.8 1.07 4.9 0.47 2.2 1.19 5.4 0.46 2.1 2.02 9.2

500 workers or more

24.76 100.0 17.54 70.8 7.22 29.2 1.50 6.1 0.41 1.6 2.30 9.3 1.07 4.3 1.94 7.9

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

Last Modified Date: June 16, 2022