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Average Compensation per Job

Compensation (wages and benefits) of employees divided by total full-time and part-time wage and salary employment

What does this mean?

Average compensation is the total value of wages, salaries and employer paid benefits divided by the number of jobs.

Why does it matter?

The average compensation per job can show the quality of the jobs available and the labor force of the state.

North Carolina Ranking
29 / 51

* Source: US Bureau of Economic Analysis

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Average Compensation per Job

Average Compensation per Job