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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 [Mar. 2020]
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

39.76 100.0 27.30 68.7 12.46 31.3 3.14 7.9 1.36 3.4 3.35 8.4 1.52 3.8 3.08 7.8

New England

40.89 100.0 28.17 68.9 12.71 31.1 3.25 8.0 1.30 3.2 3.34 8.2 1.77 4.3 3.05 7.5

Middle Atlantic

39.36 100.0 26.99 68.6 12.37 31.4 3.10 7.9 1.38 3.5 3.35 8.5 1.44 3.6 3.10 7.9

South

31.00 100.0 22.27 71.8 8.73 28.2 2.15 6.9 1.10 3.6 2.17 7.0 0.99 3.2 2.32 7.5

South Atlantic

31.71 100.0 22.77 71.8 8.94 28.2 2.23 7.0 1.05 3.3 2.25 7.1 1.01 3.2 2.40 7.6

East South Central

28.16 100.0 19.93 70.8 8.23 29.2 1.89 6.7 1.13 4.0 2.19 7.8 0.93 3.3 2.09 7.4

West South Central

31.06 100.0 22.47 72.4 8.59 27.6 2.12 6.8 1.18 3.8 2.02 6.5 1.00 3.2 2.27 7.3

Midwest

33.73 100.0 23.37 69.3 10.36 30.7 2.36 7.0 1.26 3.7 2.96 8.8 1.22 3.6 2.56 7.6

East North Central

34.56 100.0 23.86 69.0 10.70 31.0 2.40 7.0 1.35 3.9 3.03 8.8 1.31 3.8 2.60 7.5

West North Central

31.93 100.0 22.31 69.9 9.62 30.1 2.27 7.1 1.06 3.3 2.82 8.8 1.01 3.2 2.46 7.7

West

40.20 100.0 28.28 70.4 11.91 29.6 3.03 7.5 1.12 2.8 3.18 7.9 1.46 3.6 3.12 7.8

Mountain

33.87 100.0 23.88 70.5 9.98 29.5 2.40 7.1 1.14 3.4 2.71 8.0 1.22 3.6 2.52 7.4

Pacific

42.94 100.0 30.19 70.3 12.75 29.7 3.30 7.7 1.12 2.6 3.39 7.9 1.57 3.7 3.38 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.

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Last Modified Date: June 19, 2020