Average HR-expense-to-FTE ratio U.S. 2015-2017

This statistic depicts the ratio of HR-expense-to-FTE in the United States in 2015 and 2017. During the 2017 survey, respondents reported an average HR-expense-to-FTE ratio of 2,389 U.S. dollars.
The HR-expense-to-FTE ratio represents the amount of human resource dollars spent per full-time-equivalent employee in the organization.

Average HR-expense-to-FTE ratio in the United States in 2015 and 2017

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Release date

December 2017


United States

Survey time period

2015 and 2017

Number of respondents

1,974 respondents

Special properties

randomly selected HR professionals from SHRM’s membership.

Supplementary notes

Survey method and age of respondents was not stated by the source. The survey was fielded May to July 2017.
The value for 2015 was taken from a previous report which can be accessed here. The 2015 survey was fielded in February 2015 and had 3,018 respondents.

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