National Compensation Survey

NCS News Releases

Employee Benefits in the United States

July 24, 2015
Retirement benefit access for private workers ranged from 31 percent for the lowest 10 percent of wage earners to 88 percent for the highest 10 percent. Nonunion workers paid 22 percent of single coverage medical premiums and union workers paid 13 percent. More...

Employment Cost Index (ECI)

July 31, 2015
Compensation costs little changed at 0.2 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from March to June 2015. Over the year, compensation rose 2.0 percent, wages and salaries up 2.1 percent, and benefits rose 1.8 percent. More...

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation (ECEC)

June 10, 2015
Private employers spent an average of $31.65 per hour worked for compensation in March 2015. Health insurance was the largest individual employer benefit cost at $2.43, accounting for 7.7 percent of total compensation costs. More...

Archived NCS News Releases

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