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Table 4. State and local government, by occupational and industry group


Table 4.   Employer costs per hour worked for employee compensation and costs as a percent of total compensation: State
and local government workers, by occupational and industry group, June 2014
                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
                                                                                      Benefit costs                    
                                                                                                                       
                                                  Total    Wages                                                       
                    Series                       compen-    and                      Supple-           Retire-  Legally
                                                 sation  salaries   Total    Paid    mental  Insuran-   ment   required
                                                                             leave     pay      ce       and   benefits
                                                                                                       savings         
                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                       
                                                
                                                                         Cost per hour worked
                                                

                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
State and local government workers.............  $43.07   $27.58   $15.49    $3.14    $0.37    $5.17    $4.25    $2.56 
                                                                                                                       
              Occupational group                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
      Management, professional, and related....   52.27    34.87    17.40     3.47     0.27     5.68     5.04     2.93 
        Professional and related...............   51.22    34.43    16.80     3.13     0.27     5.63     4.98     2.79 
          Teachers(1)..........................   58.57    40.69    17.88     2.79     0.16     6.10     5.80     3.03 
            Primary, secondary, and special                                                                            
             education school teachers.........   59.18    40.66    18.51     2.56     0.19     6.74     6.16     2.87 
      Sales and office.........................   29.81    17.79    12.03     2.58     0.21     4.68     2.68     1.89 
        Office and administrative support......   30.00    17.85    12.15     2.61     0.21     4.74     2.70     1.89 
      Service..................................   32.63    19.03    13.60     2.84     0.61     4.32     3.70     2.13 
                                                                                                                       
                Industry group                                                                                         
                                                                                                                       
      Education and health services............   44.93    29.95    14.97     2.78     0.23     5.30     4.18     2.48 
        Educational services...................   45.68    30.66    15.01     2.61     0.17     5.40     4.38     2.45 
          Elementary and secondary schools.....   45.11    30.33    14.78     2.30     0.18     5.53     4.43     2.34 
          Junior colleges, colleges, and                                                                               
            universities.......................   48.20    32.31    15.89     3.83     0.13     4.77     4.30     2.86 
        Health care and social assistance......   40.63    25.88    14.75     3.74     0.59     4.74     3.03     2.65 
          Hospitals............................   45.46    29.23    16.23     4.27     0.76     5.09     3.31     2.80 
      Public administration....................   41.51    24.66    16.85     3.85     0.59     5.12     4.57     2.73 
                                                
                                                                     Percent of total compensation
                                                

                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
State and local government workers.............   100.0     64.0     36.0      7.3      0.8     12.0      9.9      5.9 
                                                                                                                       
              Occupational group                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
      Management, professional, and related....   100.0     66.7     33.3      6.6      0.5     10.9      9.6      5.6 
        Professional and related...............   100.0     67.2     32.8      6.1      0.5     11.0      9.7      5.5 
          Teachers(1)..........................   100.0     69.5     30.5      4.8      0.3     10.4      9.9      5.2 
            Primary, secondary, and special                                                                            
             education school teachers.........   100.0     68.7     31.3      4.3      0.3     11.4     10.4      4.9 
      Sales and office.........................   100.0     59.7     40.3      8.6      0.7     15.7      9.0      6.3 
        Office and administrative support......   100.0     59.5     40.5      8.7      0.7     15.8      9.0      6.3 
      Service..................................   100.0     58.3     41.7      8.7      1.9     13.2     11.3      6.5 
                                                                                                                       
                Industry group                                                                                         
                                                                                                                       
      Education and health services............   100.0     66.7     33.3      6.2      0.5     11.8      9.3      5.5 
        Educational services...................   100.0     67.1     32.9      5.7      0.4     11.8      9.6      5.4 
          Elementary and secondary schools.....   100.0     67.2     32.8      5.1      0.4     12.2      9.8      5.2 
          Junior colleges, colleges, and                                                                               
            universities.......................   100.0     67.0     33.0      7.9      0.3      9.9      8.9      5.9 
        Health care and social assistance......   100.0     63.7     36.3      9.2      1.5     11.7      7.5      6.5 
          Hospitals............................   100.0     64.3     35.7      9.4      1.7     11.2      7.3      6.2 
      Public administration....................   100.0     59.4     40.6      9.3      1.4     12.3     11.0      6.6 

  1 Includes postsecondary teachers; primary, secondary, and special education teachers; and other teachers and
instructors.

Note: The sum of individual items may not equal totals due to rounding.

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Last Modified Date: September 10, 2014
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