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ASA Central

A dynamic online community for ASA members to exchange ideas and best practices, and connect with industry peers in their sector. Visit the site ›
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ASA Marketplace

This powerful online resource enables staffing companies to find and access industry supplier information, products and services. Visit the site ›
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Staffing Today Newsletter

Your #1 daily source for news about the workforce industry. With versions available to members and nonmembers. Visit the site ›
Health Care Reform

Affordable Care Act Resources for Staffing

Up-to-date news, resources, interactive tools, and more—all focused on helping ASA members comply with the ACA. Visit the site ›
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ASA has numerous and diverse marketing opportunities available to help you reach the rapidly growing staffing industry. Visit the site ›
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ASA Store

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Employer Costs for Employee Compensation

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (03/14/12)

As of December 2011, private sector employers spent an average of $28.57 per hour worked on the cost of employee compensation, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Wages and salaries averaged $20.14 per hour worked, while employee benefits averaged $8.43 per hour worked. Costs for workers’ compensation averaged $0.41 per hour worked. Costs for state unemployment insurance averaged $0.21 per hour worked, while costs for federal unemployment insurance averaged just $0.02 per hour worked.