Compensation Costs Up 0.5% Mar 2017-June 2017 and Up 2.4% Over the Year Ending June 2017

July 31, 2017

Compensation costs increased 0.5 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from March 2017 to June 2017. Over the year, compensation rose 2.4 percent, wages and salaries rose 2.3 percent, and benefits rose 2.5 percent.