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

Total compensation per employee in the U.S. 2017, by industry 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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IndustryTotal compensation per employee
Utilities149,095
Information132,762
Management of companies and enterprises6 127,419
Mining126,176
Information 114,374
Utilities 110,744
Finance and insurance 109,600
Mining 104,177
Professional, scientific, and technical services 99,354
Wholesale trade92,799
Manufacturing86,642
Wholesale trade 79,670
Wages and salaries per full-time equivalent employee77,243
Construction75,261
Private domestic industries72,992
Transportation and warehousing71,759
Manufacturing 69,437
Government 66,971
Construction 63,414
Real estate and rental and leasing 62,861
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting45,436
Retail trade43,813
IndustryTotal compensation per employee
Utilities149,095
Information132,762
Management of companies and enterprises6 127,419
Mining126,176
Information 114,374
Utilities 110,744
Finance and insurance 109,600
Mining 104,177
Professional, scientific, and technical services 99,354
Wholesale trade92,799
Manufacturing86,642
Wholesale trade 79,670
Wages and salaries per full-time equivalent employee77,243
Construction75,261
Private domestic industries72,992
Transportation and warehousing71,759
Manufacturing 69,437
Government 66,971
Construction 63,414
Real estate and rental and leasing 62,861
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting45,436
Retail trade43,813
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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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Release date
July 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2017
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* 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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