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. 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

All workers

1-99 workers

28.49 100.0 21.06 73.9 7.43 26.1 1.74 6.1 0.68 2.4 1.89 6.6 0.75 2.6 2.38 8.3

1-49 workers

27.85 100.0 20.79 74.7 7.06 25.3 1.65 5.9 0.65 2.3 1.74 6.2 0.67 2.4 2.34 8.4

50-99 workers

30.59 100.0 21.93 71.7 8.66 28.3 2.01 6.6 0.78 2.6 2.37 7.8 1.01 3.3 2.48 8.1

100 workers or more

41.73 100.0 27.91 66.9 13.82 33.1 3.38 8.1 1.61 3.9 3.80 9.1 2.03 4.9 3.00 7.2

100-499 workers

35.48 100.0 24.50 69.0 10.99 31.0 2.61 7.4 1.13 3.2 3.08 8.7 1.45 4.1 2.71 7.6

500 workers or more

50.20 100.0 32.54 64.8 17.66 35.2 4.42 8.8 2.26 4.5 4.77 9.5 2.83 5.6 3.38 6.7

Goods-producing(2)

1-99 workers

33.06 100.0 23.34 70.6 9.71 29.4 1.68 5.1 1.08 3.3 2.62 7.9 1.15 3.5 3.18 9.6

1-49 workers

31.97 100.0 22.95 71.8 9.01 28.2 1.52 4.8 1.02 3.2 2.25 7.0 1.04 3.3 3.19 10.0

50-99 workers

35.76 100.0 24.32 68.0 11.44 32.0 2.05 5.7 1.23 3.4 3.55 9.9 1.43 4.0 3.18 8.9

100 workers or more

45.68 100.0 29.36 64.3 16.32 35.7 3.37 7.4 2.24 4.9 4.61 10.1 2.60 5.7 3.49 7.6

100-499 workers

40.45 100.0 26.77 66.2 13.68 33.8 2.75 6.8 1.67 4.1 4.00 9.9 1.93 4.8 3.33 8.2

500 workers or more

53.44 100.0 33.21 62.2 20.23 37.8 4.30 8.0 3.09 5.8 5.52 10.3 3.60 6.7 3.73 7.0

Service-providing(3)

1-99 workers

27.74 100.0 20.68 74.6 7.06 25.4 1.75 6.3 0.62 2.2 1.76 6.4 0.69 2.5 2.24 8.1

1-49 workers

27.22 100.0 20.46 75.2 6.76 24.8 1.67 6.1 0.60 2.2 1.66 6.1 0.62 2.3 2.21 8.1

50-99 workers

29.49 100.0 21.43 72.6 8.07 27.4 2.00 6.8 0.69 2.3 2.12 7.2 0.92 3.1 2.33 7.9

100 workers or more

40.72 100.0 27.54 67.6 13.18 32.4 3.38 8.3 1.45 3.6 3.59 8.8 1.89 4.6 2.87 7.0

100-499 workers

34.16 100.0 23.89 69.9 10.27 30.1 2.57 7.5 0.99 2.9 2.84 8.3 1.32 3.9 2.55 7.5

500 workers or more

49.43 100.0 32.38 65.5 17.05 34.5 4.45 9.0 2.06 4.2 4.59 9.3 2.64 5.4 3.30 6.7

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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