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For most businesses today, total employee compensation is one of the largest investments they make.

Employee benefits
typically comprise
30% of total compensation,
and costs continue to climb.

Percent of total compensation: 30%
United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (2014). Employer Costs for Employee Compensation news release text. Retrieved from http://www.bls.gov/news.release/ecec.nr0.htm

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