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Cost of Labor: Cost of Goods Sold

Industry sectors display the labor portion of Cost of Goods Sold. This line item excludes officer's compensation, wages-salary, contracts and commissions, as well as overhead costs which are found in the Sales General & Administrative line item. COS-L:COGS data can be found at a more detailed industry level in the Sole Proprietorship Profit and Loss statements.

2012 Cost of Sales-Labor:

Cost of Goods Sold
% of COGS
Accommodation-Food Services-Drinking Places 1.90%
Accommodation 3.56%
Food Services-Drinking Places 1.49%
Administrative-Support-Waste Management-Remediation 1.05%
Administrative-Support Services 2.57%
Waste Management-Remediation Services 2.58%
Agriculture-Forestry-Hunting-Fishing 1.95%
Agri-Forestry Support Activities 1.71%
Animal Production 4.82%
Fishing-Hunting-Trapping 1.80%
Forestry-Logging 1.92%
Arts-Entertainment-Recreation 0.38%
Museums and Similar 0.67%
Performing Arts-Spectator Sports 0.94%
Construction 7.05%
Construction of Buildings 8.95%
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 10.63%
Specialty Trade Contractors 6.18%
Educational Services 2.07%
Finance-Insurance 0.20%
Credit Intermediation 0.64%
Insurance Agents-Brokers-Related 0.17%
Securities-Commodities 0.19%
Health Care-Social Assistance 1.33%
Ambulatory Health Care Services 0.70%
Hospitals 0.06%
Social Assistance 1.66%
Information 3.03%
Broadcasting 1.38%
Data Processing -Internet Publishing 3.41%
Motion Picture-Sound Recording 2.35%
Publishing 8.19%
Manufacturing 4.19%
Apparel 4.69%
Chemicals 0.75%
Computer-Electronics 4.95%
Electrical Equipment 2.86%
Fabricated Metals 6.96%
Food 1.63%
Furniture 0.53%
Machinery 6.35%
Miscellaneous Manufacturing 4.10%
Nonmetallic Mineral Products 12.24%
Plastics_Rubber-Clay-Refractory-Glass 10.19%
Primary Metals 0.05%
Printing 1.28%
Textile-Textile Product Mills 0.89%
Transportation Equipment 7.51%
Wood 6.60%
Mining 3.93%
Mining Support Activities 5.86%
Oil-Gas Extraction 2.98%
Other Mining 6.70%
Other Services 3.63%
Auto Repair-Maintenance 2.19%
Miscellaneous Repairs 1.59%
Personal-Laundry Services 2.99%
Real Estate-Rental-Leasing 0.54%
Real Estate 0.38%
Rental-Leasing Services 3.15%
Retail 0.72%
Building Materials 2.89%
Clothing-Accessories 1.44%
Electronic-Appliance Stores 1.40%
Food-Beverage Stores 0.32%
Furniture-Furnishings 2.59%
Gas Stations 0.06%
General Merchandise Stores 0.03%
Health-Personal Care Stores 1.13%
Misc. Store Retailers 0.50%
Motor Vehicles -Parts 1.07%
Non-Store Retailers 0.39%
Sporting Goods-Hobby-Books-Music 0.28%
Transportation-Warehousing 1.23%
Air-Rail Transport 0.08%
Couriers-Messengers 0.09%
Other Transit and Ground Transport 0.65%
Scenic-Sightseeing Transport 2.87%
Transport Support Activities 5.55%
Truck Transportation 1.13%
Warehousing-Storage 3.37%
Water Transport 0.14%
Utilities 0.03%
Wholesale Trade 0.95%
Wholesale Durable 0.93%
Wholesale Electronic markets 0.58%
Wholesale Nondurable 1.10%

More complete sole proprietorship labor costs can be accessed from the Sole Proprietorship Labor Costs as a % of Revenue table.

 

 

 

 

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