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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 [Dec. 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

40.62 100.0 27.89 68.7 12.72 31.3 3.20 7.9 1.48 3.6 3.35 8.3 1.56 3.8 3.14 7.7

New England

40.63 100.0 28.23 69.5 12.40 30.5 3.29 8.1 1.26 3.1 3.26 8.0 1.49 3.7 3.10 7.6

Middle Atlantic

40.61 100.0 27.77 68.4 12.84 31.6 3.16 7.8 1.55 3.8 3.39 8.3 1.59 3.9 3.15 7.8

South

32.34 100.0 23.39 72.3 8.95 27.7 2.32 7.2 1.08 3.3 2.18 6.7 0.98 3.0 2.39 7.4

South Atlantic

34.00 100.0 24.53 72.1 9.47 27.9 2.54 7.5 1.05 3.1 2.28 6.7 1.07 3.2 2.53 7.4

East South Central

29.55 100.0 21.30 72.1 8.25 27.9 2.08 7.0 0.85 2.9 2.20 7.5 0.96 3.3 2.16 7.3

West South Central

30.68 100.0 22.35 72.8 8.34 27.2 2.03 6.6 1.25 4.1 1.97 6.4 0.83 2.7 2.26 7.4

Midwest

34.76 100.0 24.01 69.1 10.75 30.9 2.50 7.2 1.30 3.7 3.05 8.8 1.31 3.8 2.59 7.5

East North Central

35.70 100.0 24.63 69.0 11.07 31.0 2.56 7.2 1.38 3.9 3.05 8.6 1.45 4.1 2.64 7.4

West North Central

32.82 100.0 22.73 69.3 10.08 30.7 2.39 7.3 1.13 3.5 3.03 9.2 1.03 3.2 2.50 7.6

West

40.19 100.0 28.28 70.4 11.91 29.6 3.04 7.6 1.28 3.2 3.12 7.8 1.33 3.3 3.14 7.8

Mountain

33.80 100.0 23.61 69.8 10.19 30.2 2.38 7.0 1.25 3.7 2.85 8.4 1.16 3.4 2.55 7.5

Pacific

42.81 100.0 30.19 70.5 12.62 29.5 3.31 7.7 1.29 3.0 3.24 7.6 1.40 3.3 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: March 18, 2021