Employment cost index benefits in the United States increased by 1.2% on quarter in the first quarter of 2023, following an upwardly revised 1% rise in the previous period. Benefit costs increased in both state and local government (1.5%) and private industry (1.1%). source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Employment Cost Index Benefits in the United States averaged 0.98 percent from 1982 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 2.70 percent in the third quarter of 1982 and a record low of 0.10 percent in the first quarter of 1997. This page includes a chart with historical data for the United States Employment Cost Index Benefits QoQ. United States Employment Cost Index Benefits QoQ - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2023.