Total compensation per employee, by industry U.S. 2017

Total annual compensation per full-time equivalent employee in the United States in 2017, by industry (in U.S. dollars)

by Erin Duffin, last edited Jun 18, 2019
Total compensation per employee, by industry U.S. 2017 This statistic shows the total annual compensation per full-time equivalent employee in the United States in 2017, 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 2017, the average compensation per employee in the mining industry was 126,176 U.S. dollars.
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Total annual compensation per full-time equivalent employee in the United States in 2017, by industry (in U.S. dollars)

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IndustryTotal compensation per employee
Utilities149,095
Management of companies and enterprises147,310
Information 132,761
Finance and insurance129,306
Mining126,176
Professional, scientific, and technical services 114,030
Government 96,661
Wholesale trade92,798
Manufacturing 86,641
Wages and salaries per full-time equivalent employee77,243
Construction75,261
Real estate and rental and leasing 74,355
Private domestic industries72,992
Transportation and warehousing71,759
Health care and social assistance66,384
Arts, entertainment, and recreation58,925
Educational services58,132
Administrative and waste management services51,893
Other services, except government50,700
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting45,436
Retail trade43,813
Accommodation and food services33,489
IndustryTotal compensation per employee
Utilities149,095
Management of companies and enterprises147,310
Information 132,761
Finance and insurance129,306
Mining126,176
Professional, scientific, and technical services 114,030
Government 96,661
Wholesale trade92,798
Manufacturing 86,641
Wages and salaries per full-time equivalent employee77,243
Construction75,261
Real estate and rental and leasing 74,355
Private domestic industries72,992
Transportation and warehousing71,759
Health care and social assistance66,384
Arts, entertainment, and recreation58,925
Educational services58,132
Administrative and waste management services51,893
Other services, except government50,700
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting45,436
Retail trade43,813
Accommodation and food services33,489
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Jun 18, 2019
This statistic shows the total annual compensation per full-time equivalent employee in the United States in 2017, 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 2017, the average compensation per employee in the mining industry was 126,176 U.S. dollars.
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