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Table 7. Private industry workers by census region and division

Table 7. Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for private industry workers by census region and division [June 2022]
Area(1) Total compensation(2) 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

Northeast

43.18 100.0 29.84 69.1 13.34 30.9 3.34 7.7 1.63 3.8 3.45 8.0 1.62 3.7 3.31 7.7

New England

43.26 100.0 29.97 69.3 13.29 30.7 3.35 7.7 1.88 4.3 3.33 7.7 1.50 3.5 3.23 7.5

Middle Atlantic

43.14 100.0 29.79 69.0 13.36 31.0 3.33 7.7 1.53 3.6 3.49 8.1 1.66 3.8 3.34 7.7

South

35.06 100.0 25.41 72.5 9.65 27.5 2.53 7.2 1.16 3.3 2.33 6.7 1.06 3.0 2.57 7.3

South Atlantic

36.02 100.0 26.03 72.3 9.98 27.7 2.68 7.4 1.10 3.1 2.41 6.7 1.11 3.1 2.68 7.4

East South Central

31.83 100.0 22.92 72.0 8.91 28.0 2.23 7.0 1.05 3.3 2.35 7.4 0.96 3.0 2.32 7.3

West South Central

34.96 100.0 25.53 73.0 9.43 27.0 2.41 6.9 1.32 3.8 2.19 6.3 1.02 2.9 2.49 7.1

Midwest

37.32 100.0 25.78 69.1 11.53 30.9 2.66 7.1 1.48 4.0 3.24 8.7 1.39 3.7 2.76 7.4

East North Central

38.22 100.0 26.45 69.2 11.78 30.8 2.72 7.1 1.50 3.9 3.24 8.5 1.51 3.9 2.80 7.3

West North Central

35.32 100.0 24.32 68.9 11.00 31.1 2.53 7.2 1.44 4.1 3.25 9.2 1.12 3.2 2.66 7.5

West

42.64 100.0 30.10 70.6 12.54 29.4 3.21 7.5 1.35 3.2 3.20 7.5 1.45 3.4 3.33 7.8

Mountain

36.02 100.0 25.53 70.9 10.49 29.1 2.49 6.9 1.22 3.4 2.87 8.0 1.17 3.2 2.73 7.6

Pacific

45.60 100.0 32.14 70.5 13.46 29.5 3.53 7.8 1.41 3.1 3.34 7.3 1.58 3.5 3.60 7.9

Footnotes
(1) The census divisions are defined as follows: New England: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont; Middle Atlantic: New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania; South Atlantic: Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia; East South Central: Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee; West South Central: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas; East North Central: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin; West North Central: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota; Mountain: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming; and Pacific: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.
(2) Includes costs for wages and salaries and benefits.

Last Modified Date: September 20, 2022