Burden

Liz Landry

All additional direct costs associated with a contingent worker, including all five statutory costs (FICA, Medicare, FUTA, SUTA, Workers Comp), drug and background testing, benefits, and any other direct costs (e.g., equipment).  Burdens can range from as low as 9%-10% to 100% or more, depending mostly on worker wages, employee benefits, and type of work (e.g., worker’s compensation for certain light and heavy industrial positions can be significant.)