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International Comparisons of Hourly Compensation Costs in Manufacturing 2008

Categories: Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Manufacturing,Statistics

Reports that the average hourly compensation cost in dollars for all employees in manufacturing among 32 foreign economies was  85% of the U.S. level in 2008, up from 82% in 2007.  Also shows 1996-2008 trends in hourly compensation costs in U.S. dollars for 33 countries.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics