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IPFS News Link • Government Waste

How Overpaid Are State and Local Government Workers Compared to Private?

• Mish Talk

Information from the BLS report on Employer Costs.

The Employer Costs for Employee Compensation (ECEC) measures the average employer cost per employee hour worked for total compensation, wages and salaries, and benefits, and costs as a percent of total compensation. These data are collected through the National Compensation Survey (NCS) and provide information about average compensation in the economy at a point in time.