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The Economics Daily

Compensation costs in private industry $38.91 per hour worked in June 2022 

September 29, 2022
Total employer compensation costs for private industry workers averaged $38.91 per hour worked in June 2022. Wage and salary costs averaged $27.44 and accounted for 70.5 percent of employer costs, while benefit costs were $11.47 and accounted for 29.5 percent. Full Text »

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Monthly Labor Review

Beyond the Numbers

    What is the unemployed people per job openings ratio? A 21-year case study into unemployment trends

    This Beyond the Numbers article will describe the unemployed people per job openings ratio and examine unemployment and job openings trends by looking at estimates at the national level from December 2000 to December 2021, and at the state and regional level from December 2017 to December 2021. National data allows users to see the relationship more clearly between labor supply and demand nationwide, while state and regional data allows for comparative analysis across state labor markets.
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Spotlight on Statistics

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Commissioner's Corner