Compensation profile for service workers in service industries, 2019
|Compensation component||Cost per hour worked, service workers in service industries, 2019||Ratio of compensation component to pay|
|Pay (wages, salaries, supplemental pay)||$13.32|
|Wages and salaries||$12.97||97.4%|
|Supplemental pay (e.g., overtime)||$0.35||2.6%|
|Paid leave (vacation, holiday, sick, personal)||$0.73||5.5%|
|Insurance benefits and retirement benefits||$1.49||11.2%|
|Legally required benefits||$1.60||12.0%|
|Social Security and Medicare||$1.10||8.3%|
|Unemployment insurance (state and federal)||$0.14||1.0%|
View the underlying data on epi.org.
Source: Author's analysis of 2019 Employment Costs for Employee Compensation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. https://www.bls.gov/web/ecec/ecsuphst.pdf and https://www.bls.gov/web/ecec/ececqrtn.pdf.