Total compensation per employee, by industry U.S. 2018

This statistic shows the total annual compensation per full-time equivalent employee in the United States in 2018, by industry. In addition to wages and salaries, total compensation includes employer contributions for social insurance, employer contributions to private and welfare funds, director's fees, jury and witness fees, etc. In 2018, the average compensation per employee in the mining industry was 126,843 U.S. dollars.

Total annual compensation per full-time equivalent employee in the United States in 2018, by industry

IndustryTotal compensation per employee
Utilities156,132
Management of companies and enterprises152,631
Information 143,187
Finance and insurance132,385
Mining126,843
Professional, scientific, and technical services 117,947
Government 98,468
Wholesale trade95,404
Manufacturing 89,176
Wages and salaries per full-time equivalent employee79,521
Construction77,083
Private domestic industries75,381
Real estate and rental and leasing 75,204
Transportation and warehousing73,423
Health care and social assistance68,262
Arts, entertainment, and recreation59,876
Educational services59,424
Administrative and waste management services53,700
Other services, except government52,016
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting48,709
Retail trade45,460
Accommodation and food services34,910
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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

* Total compensation includes in addition to wages and salaries, employer contributions for social insurance, employer contributions to private and welfare funds, director's fees, jury and witness fees, etc.
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