Total compensation per employee in the U.S. 2000-2018

This statistic shows the total annual compensation per full-time equivalent employee in the United States from 2000 to 2018. 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 United States was at 79,521 U.S. dollars.

Total annual compensation* per full-time equivalent employee in the United States from 2000 to 2018

Total compensation per employee
201879,521
201777,107
201674,931
201574,003
201472,185
2013 70,370
2012 69,354
2011 67,905
2010 66,208
2009 64,303
2008 63,377
2007 61,459
2006 58,947
2005 56,672
2004 54,870
2003 52,352
2002 50,322
2001 49,025
2000 47,550
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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2000 to 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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