Regional compensation pattern.
Northeast $16.37 West 15.45 Midwest 13.91 South 13.09
Moreover, the average cost to private employers of benefits also was highest in the Northeast. Workers in the private sector in the Northeast were paid $6.30 per hour on average in benefits, $0.87 more per hour than in the West, $0.98 more than in the Midwest, and $1.58 more than in the South.
Additional information is available in "Employer Costs for Employee Compensation, March 2000," news release USDL 00-186.
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|Publication:||Monthly Labor Review|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Aug 1, 2000|
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