National Compensation Survey Home Page (ICPSR 151)

Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics


The National Compensation Survey (NCS) Home Page provides access to comprehensive measures of occupational earnings, compensation cost trends, benefit incidence, and detailed plan provisions. Detailed occupational earnings are available for metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas, broad geographic regions, and on a national basis. The economic conditions index (ECI) component of the NCS measures changes in labor costs, as does the average hourly employer cost for employee compensation (ECEC).

Access Notes

Study Description

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    compensation, employee benefits, labor costs, trends, wages and salaries

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Data Collection Notes:

These data are not available from ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly for details on obtaining the data and documentation

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