Employer Cost for Employee Compensation [cm]

The Employer Costs for Employee Compensation (ECEC) is a measure of the cost of labor. The compensation series includes wages and salaries plus employer costs for individual employee benefits. Employee benefit costs are calculated as cost-per-hour-worked for individual benefits ranging from employer payments for Social Security to paid time off for holidays.

Updated on DBnomics on September 21, 2022 (2:43 AM)

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Dataset has 7,998 series. Add search filters to narrow them.

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[area] Area
  • [00122] Atlanta-Athens-Clarke County-Sandy Springs, GA CSA
  • [00148] Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT CSA
  • [00176] Chicago-Naperville, IL-IN-WI CSA
  • [00206] Dallas-Fort Worth, TX-OK CSA
  • [00220] Detroit-Warren-Ann Arbor, MI CSA
  • [00288] Houston-The Woodlands, TX CSA
  • [00348] Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA CSA
  • [00378] Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN-WI CSA
  • [00408] New York-Newark, NY-NJ-CT-PA CSA
  • [00428] Philadelphia-Reading-Camden, PA-NJ-DE-MD CSA
  • [00488] San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland, CA CSA
  • [00500] Seattle-Tacoma, WA CSA
  • [00548] Washington-Baltimore-Arlington, DC-MD-VA-WV-PA CSA
  • [33100] Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Port St. Lucie, FL CSA
  • [38060] Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ MSA
  • [98100] Northeast census region
  • [98200] South census region
  • [98300] Midwest census region
  • [98400] West census region
  • [99100] New England census division
  • [99120] Middle Atlantic census division
  • [99130] East South Central census division
  • [99140] South Atlantic census division
  • [99150] East North Central census division
  • [99160] West North Central census division
  • [99170] West South Central census division
  • [99180] Mountain census division
  • [99190] Pacific census division
  • [99210] Metropolitan
  • [99220] Nonmetropolitan
  • [99999] United States (National)
[datatype] Datatype
  • [D] Cost of compensation (Cost per hour worked)
  • [L] Average employer cost per employee hour worked at 50th percentile (median), constant dollar
  • [M] Average employer cost per employee worked at 50th percentile (median), current dollar
  • [N] Average employer cost per employee hour worked at 90th percentile, current dollar
  • [P] Percent of total compensation
  • [R] Average employer cost per employee hour worked at 90th percentile, constant dollar
  • [T] Average employer cost per employee hour worked at 10th percentile, current dollar
  • [X] Average employer cost per employee hour worked at 10th percentile, constant dollar
[estimate] Estimate
  • [01] Total compensation
  • [02] Wages and salaries
  • [03] Total benefits
  • [04] Paid leave
  • [05] Vacation
  • [06] Holiday
  • [07] Sick leave
  • [08] Personal leave
  • [09] Supplemental pay
  • [10] Overtime and premium pay
  • [11] Shift differentials
  • [12] Nonproduction bonuses
  • [13] Insurance
  • [14] Life insurance
  • [15] Health insurance
  • [16] Short-term disability insurance
  • [17] Long-term disability insurance
  • [18] Retirement and savings
  • [19] Defined benefit
  • [20] Defined contribution
  • [21] Legally Required benefits
  • [22] Social Security and Medicare
  • [23] Social Security
  • [24] Medicare
  • [25] Federal unemployment insurance
  • [26] State unemployment insurance
  • [27] Workers' compensation
  • [28] Other benefits
[industry] Industry
  • [000000] All workers
  • [220000] Utilities
  • [230000] Construction
  • [300000] Manufacturing
  • [336411] Aircraft manufacturing
  • [400000] Trade, transportation, and utilities
  • [412000] Retail trade
  • [420000] Wholesale trade
  • [430000] Transportation and warehousing
  • [510000] Information
  • [520000] Finance and insurance
  • [520A00] Financial activities
  • [522000] Credit intermediation
  • [524000] Insurance carriers
  • [530000] Real estate and rental and leasing
  • [540000] Professional, scientific, and technical services
  • [540A00] Professional and business services
  • [560000] Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services
  • [600000] Education and health services
  • [610000] Educational services
  • [611100] Elementary and secondary schools
  • [612000] Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools
  • [620000] Health care and social assistance
  • [622000] Hospitals
  • [623000] Nursing and residential care facilities
  • [623100] Nursing care facilities
  • [700000] Leisure and hospitality
  • [720000] Accommodation and food services
  • [810000] Other services (except public administration)
  • [920000] Public administration
  • [G00000] Goods producing
  • [S00000] Service providing
[occupation] Occupation
  • [000000] All workers
  • [111300] Management, business, and financial occupations
  • [112900] Management, professional and related occupations
  • [152900] Professional and related occupations
  • [250001] Teachers
  • [252000] Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers
  • [291111] Registered nurses
  • [313900] Service occupations
  • [410000] Sales and related occupations
  • [414300] Sales and office occupations
  • [430000] Office and administrative support occupations
  • [454700] Construction, and extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
  • [454900] Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
  • [470000] Construction and extraction occupations
  • [490000] Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • [510000] Production occupations
  • [515300] Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
  • [530000] Transportation and material moving occupations
[owner] Owner
  • [1] Civilian workers
  • [2] Private industry workers
  • [3] State and local government workers
[seasonal] Seasonal
  • [U] Not Seasonally Adjusted
[subcell] Subcell
  • [00] All workers
  • [01] Less than 100 workers
  • [02] Less than 50 workers
  • [04] 50-99 workers
  • [05] 100 workers or more
  • [06] 100-499 workers
  • [07] 500 workers or more
  • [23] Union
  • [24] Nonunion
  • [25] Full time
  • [26] Part time
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