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Table 12. Private industry, by industry group and full-time and part-time status


Table 12.   Employer costs per hour worked for employee compensation and costs as a percent of total compensation:
Private industry workers, by industry group and full-time and part-time status, December 2013
                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
                                                                                      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
                                                

                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
  All full-time workers in private industry....  $34.50   $23.71   $10.79    $2.61    $1.07    $3.04    $1.38    $2.69 
                                                                                                                       
    Goods-producing(1).........................   36.13    23.90    12.23     2.41     1.44     3.46     1.82     3.11 
      Construction.............................   35.49    24.40    11.09     1.57     1.05     2.81     2.01     3.65 
      Manufacturing............................   35.64    23.22    12.42     2.71     1.54     3.71     1.61     2.85 
                                                                                                                       
    Service-providing(2).......................   34.05    23.66    10.39     2.66     0.97     2.93     1.26     2.57 
      Trade, transportation, and utilities.....   30.53    21.15     9.38     2.11     0.79     2.80     1.17     2.51 
      Information..............................   50.83    33.64    17.20     4.70     1.84     5.13     2.07     3.46 
      Financial activities.....................   43.48    28.99    14.49     3.68     2.42     3.74     1.80     2.85 
      Professional and business services.......   39.50    28.00    11.50     3.15     1.08     2.85     1.48     2.94 
      Education and health services............   33.21    23.06    10.15     2.81     0.64     3.15     1.15     2.41 
      Leisure and hospitality..................   17.25    12.76     4.49     0.92     0.29     1.32     0.34     1.62 
      Other services...........................   29.54    20.72     8.82     2.13     0.40     2.57     1.31     2.39 
                                                                                                                       
  All part-time workers in private industry....   15.57    12.26     3.31     0.45     0.19     0.72     0.28     1.67 
                                                                                                                       
    Service-providing(2).......................   15.45    12.18     3.27     0.44     0.18     0.72     0.28     1.65 
      Trade, transportation, and utilities.....   14.07    10.64     3.44     0.35     0.13     1.07     0.36     1.51 
      Professional and business services.......   17.26    14.16     3.10     0.35     0.24     0.41     0.12     1.98 
      Education and health services............   24.56    19.08     5.48     1.16     0.44     1.12     0.47     2.30 
      Leisure and hospitality..................    9.63     8.13     1.50     0.08     0.04     0.13     0.04     1.21 
                                                
                                                                     Percent of total compensation
                                                

                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
  All full-time workers in private industry....   100.0     68.7     31.3      7.6      3.1      8.8      4.0      7.8 
                                                                                                                       
    Goods-producing(1).........................   100.0     66.2     33.8      6.7      4.0      9.6      5.0      8.6 
      Construction.............................   100.0     68.8     31.2      4.4      3.0      7.9      5.7     10.3 
      Manufacturing............................   100.0     65.1     34.9      7.6      4.3     10.4      4.5      8.0 
                                                                                                                       
    Service-providing(2).......................   100.0     69.5     30.5      7.8      2.9      8.6      3.7      7.6 
      Trade, transportation, and utilities.....   100.0     69.3     30.7      6.9      2.6      9.2      3.8      8.2 
      Information..............................   100.0     66.2     33.8      9.2      3.6     10.1      4.1      6.8 
      Financial activities.....................   100.0     66.7     33.3      8.5      5.6      8.6      4.1      6.6 
      Professional and business services.......   100.0     70.9     29.1      8.0      2.7      7.2      3.7      7.4 
      Education and health services............   100.0     69.4     30.6      8.5      1.9      9.5      3.5      7.3 
      Leisure and hospitality..................   100.0     74.0     26.0      5.3      1.7      7.6      2.0      9.4 
      Other services...........................   100.0     70.2     29.8      7.2      1.4      8.7      4.4      8.1 
                                                                                                                       
  All part-time workers in private industry....   100.0     78.7     21.3      2.9      1.2      4.6      1.8     10.7 
                                                                                                                       
    Service-providing(2).......................   100.0     78.8     21.2      2.9      1.2      4.6      1.8     10.7 
      Trade, transportation, and utilities.....   100.0     75.6     24.4      2.5      1.0      7.6      2.6     10.7 
      Professional and business services.......   100.0     82.1     17.9      2.0      1.4      2.4      0.7     11.5 
      Education and health services............   100.0     77.7     22.3      4.7      1.8      4.6      1.9      9.3 
      Leisure and hospitality..................   100.0     84.5     15.5      0.8      0.4      1.3      0.4     12.5 

  1 Includes mining, construction, and manufacturing. The agriculture, forestry, farming, and hunting sector is
excluded.
  2 Includes utilities; wholesale trade; retail trade; transportation and warehousing; information; finance and
insurance; real estate and rental and leasing; professional and technical services; management of companies and
enterprises; administrative and waste services; educational services;  health care and social assistance; arts,
entertainment and recreation; accommodation and food services; and other services, except public administration.

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

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Last Modified Date: March 12, 2014
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