How much do employees cost their employers?

Infographic: What employees cost employers partially depends on region and business size.

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In the private sector, it take just over $34 an hour to employ a worker, including compensation and benefits. But the cost of employees varies widely depending on company location, size and other factors.Average cost per worker per hour worked$Wages & salaries: $23.79 Benefits: $10.41 Total: $34.14%Wages & salaries: 69.5% Other: 8.3% Health insurance: 7.5% Paid leave: 7% Supplemental pay: 3.9% Retirement & savings plans: 3.8%Regional differencesNortheast: $41.48 West: $37.08 Midwest: $31.03 South: $30.68Company size500+ employees: $49.16 100-499 employees: $34.76 50-99 employees: $30.92* Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, for private industry as of March 2018.