Reminder: Healthcare Is The Reason Your Wages Are Stagnant

If it seems like your take-home pay has been stagnant, you’re probably right: it has been. But your “all-in” pay has soared — it’s just that the cost of benefits (i.e. health insurance) is what’s made up the lions share of the gains.

Without healthcare inflation, you’d be taking home a lot more cash every two weeks.

Sure we’ve heard it before, yet here’s the all-in cost visualized by Econompic:


Wages Costs

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