Total annual compensation per full-time equivalent employee in the United States in 2016, by industry (in U.S. dollars)

Total compensation per employee in the U.S. 2016, by industry This statistic shows the total annual compensation per full-time equivalent employee in the United States in 2016, 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 2016, the average compensation per employee in the mining industry was 105,178 U.S. dollars.
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IndustryTotal compensation per employee
Management of companies and enterprises 122,552
Information 106,713
Utilities 105,897
Mining 105,178
Finance and insurance 104,782
Professional, scientific, and technical services 96,451
Wholesale trade 77,670
Manufacturing 67,607
Government 65,146
Construction 61,353
Real estate and rental and leasing 60,583
Private industries59,458
Transportation and warehousing 56,824
Health care and social assistance 53,843
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 49,020
Educational services 45,959
Administrative and waste management services 42,183
Other services, except government 42,172
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 37,136
Retail trade 35,880
Accommodation and food services 28,290
Wages and salaries per full-time equivalent employee60,905
IndustryTotal compensation per employee
Management of companies and enterprises 122,552
Information 106,713
Utilities 105,897
Mining 105,178
Finance and insurance 104,782
Professional, scientific, and technical services 96,451
Wholesale trade 77,670
Manufacturing 67,607
Government 65,146
Construction 61,353
Real estate and rental and leasing 60,583
Private industries59,458
Transportation and warehousing 56,824
Health care and social assistance 53,843
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 49,020
Educational services 45,959
Administrative and waste management services 42,183
Other services, except government 42,172
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting 37,136
Retail trade 35,880
Accommodation and food services 28,290
Wages and salaries per full-time equivalent employee60,905
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This statistic shows the total annual compensation per full-time equivalent employee in the United States in 2016, 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 2016, the average compensation per employee in the mining industry was 105,178 U.S. dollars.
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Release date
August 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016
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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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