Cameco Annual Report 2011

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21. Employee Benefit Expense

The following employee benefit expenses are included in cost of products and services sold, administration, exploration, research and development, Cigar Lake remediation expenses and property, plant and equipment.

  2011 2010
Wages and salaries $513,830  $465,317
Statutory and company benefits 84,235  80,994
Equity-settled share-based compensation 24,139  17,138
Expenses related to defined benefit plans 25,759  19,459
Contributions to defined contribution plans 16,663  13,921
Cash-settled share-based compensation (10,333) 2,902
Total $654,293  $599,731