//EBS2 ZUNI3PO Test 11/2/2020// Retirement and medical care benefits were available to 70 percent of civilian workers in March 2017. About two-thirds of private industry workers and 9 out of 10 state and local government workers had access to these benefits.
//ECI Auto-Suppl Test 06302021// CJC2-Compensation costs increased 0.8 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from December 2019 to March 2020.
Over the year, compensation rose 2.7 percent, wages and salaries rose 2.7 percent, and benefit costs rose 2.8 percent.
Wage and salary costs for private industry workers averaged $25.48 per hour worked and benefit costs averaged $10.74 in December 2020. Supplemental pay costs were $1.25 per hour, accounting for 3.5 percent of total compensation costs.
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