Table 2. SEASONALLY ADJUSTED: Employment Cost Index for wages and salaries, by ownership, occupational group, and industry


    Table 2.  Employment Cost Index for wages and salaries, by occupational group and industry
                                                                                                                            
    (Seasonally adjusted)
    
                                                Indexes (Dec.               Percent changes for 3-months ended–             
                                                 2005 = 100)                                                                
          Occupational group and industry                                                                                   
                                                                                                                            
                                                 Mar.   June   June   Sep.   Dec.   Mar.   June   Sep.   Dec.   Mar.   June 
                                                 2014   2014   2012   2012   2012   2013   2013   2013   2013   2014   2014 
                                                                                                                            

                                                                                                                            
                 Civilian workers                                                                                           
                                                                                                                            
    All workers(1).............................  119.1  119.8    0.4    0.3    0.3    0.4    0.5    0.4    0.5    0.3    0.6
                                                                                                                            
                     Industry                                                                                               
                                                                                                                            
      Goods-producing industries(2)............  118.2  119.0     .4     .4     .4     .5     .5     .4     .5     .3     .7
        Manufacturing..........................  117.9  118.9     .4     .5     .4     .5     .6     .4     .5     .4     .8
                                                                                                                            
      Service-providing industries(3)..........  119.3  120.1     .4     .3     .3     .4     .4     .4     .5     .3     .7
        Education and health services..........  118.9  119.4     .3     .3     .3     .3     .3     .3     .4     .3     .4
          Education services...................  117.4  117.7     .3     .3     .3     .2     .3     .3     .3     .3     .3
            Elementary and secondary schools...  116.6  116.8     .2     .3     .2     .2     .3     .1     .3     .3     .2
            Junior colleges, colleges,                                                                                      
             universities, and professional                                                                                 
             schools...........................  118.8  119.2     .3     .6     .4     .3     .5     .3     .5     .3     .3
          Health care and social assistance(4)   120.7  121.3     .3     .3     .3     .4     .4     .4     .5     .2     .5
            Hospitals..........................  121.1  121.5     .3     .3     .4     .4     .4     .3     .4     .3     .3
            Nursing and residential care                                                                                    
             facilities........................  116.7  116.9     .2     .3     .3     .3     .3     .3     .5     .2     .2
        Public administration..................  118.3  119.0     .3     .2     .2     .3     .2     .4     .5     .3     .6
                                                                                                                            
             Private industry workers                                                                                       
                                                                                                                            
    All workers................................  119.3  120.2     .4     .4     .4     .4     .6     .4     .5     .2     .8
                                                                                                                            
                Occupational group                                                                                          
                                                                                                                            
      Management, professional, and related....  120.5  121.5     .5     .3     .6     .4     .7     .5     .6     .0     .8
        Management, business, and financial....  120.2  121.3     .6     .3     .4     .6     .8     .4     .6     .1     .9
        Professional and related...............  120.8  121.7     .5     .4     .6     .3     .7     .6     .4     .1     .7
                                                                                                                            
      Sales and office.........................  118.7  119.4     .4     .6     .2     .7     .3     .5     .7     .2     .6
        Sales and related......................  116.1  116.8     .4     .8    -.3    1.0     .1     .5    1.0     .1     .6
        Office and administrative support......  120.7  121.4     .5     .4     .4     .5     .6     .4     .5     .3     .6
                                                                                                                            
      Natural resources, construction, and                                                                                  
       maintenance.............................  119.5  120.1     .3     .3     .3     .4     .3     .5     .5     .5     .5
        Construction, extraction, farming,                                                                                  
         fishing, and forestry.................  118.8  119.7     .3     .4     .1     .4     .2     .5     .4     .2     .8
        Installation, maintenance, and repair..  120.2  120.6     .3     .3     .5     .7     .3     .7     .4     .7     .3
                                                                                                                            
      Production, transportation, and material                                                                              
       moving..................................  118.0  118.7     .4     .4     .5     .4     .4     .4     .5     .6     .6
        Production.............................  117.3  117.7     .4     .4     .4     .4     .4     .5     .5     .6     .4
        Transportation and material moving.....  118.9  120.0     .3     .6     .6     .5     .2     .4     .5     .6     .9
                                                                                                                            
      Service occupations......................  118.5  119.0     .3     .3     .5     .3     .3     .0     .6     .1     .5
                                                                                                                            
                     Industry                                                                                               
                                                                                                                            
      Goods-producing industries(2)............  118.2  119.0     .4     .5     .4     .5     .5     .4     .5     .3     .7
        Construction...........................  117.5  117.9     .4     .3     .5     .4     .4     .4     .3     .1     .3
        Manufacturing..........................  117.9  118.9     .4     .5     .4     .5     .6     .4     .5     .4     .8
          Aircraft manufacturing...............  126.4  127.2     .6     .8     .7     .6    1.1     .6     .8     .8     .6
                                                                                                                            
      Service-providing industries(5)..........  119.7  120.6     .4     .4     .3     .5     .5     .4     .6     .2     .8
        Trade, transportation, and utilities...  118.5  119.7     .4     .5     .2     .5     .8     .5     .9     .2    1.0
          Retail trade.........................  118.4  119.0     .3    -.1     .5     .5     .5     .3     .8     .0     .5
          Transportation and warehousing.......  119.5  120.8     .8    1.0     .9     .6     .3     .5     .7     .4    1.1
          Utilities............................  126.6  127.2    1.2     .2     .7     .7     .7     .7     .6     .8     .5
        Information............................  116.9  117.9     .6     .4     .6     .5     .3     .5    -.2     .4     .9
        Financial activities...................  120.0  120.3     .8     .6     .3     .6     .7     .6     .8     .4     .2
          Finance and insurance................  120.7  121.0     .9     .7     .2     .8     .7     .6     .7     .2     .2
            Credit intermediation and related                                                                               
             activities(6).....................  117.2  117.6    1.0     .4     .6     .7     .5     .3     .3    -.1     .4
            Insurance carriers and related                                                                                  
             activities........................  121.9  121.9     .1    1.2    -.4     .4    1.3    1.3     .9     .6     .0
        Professional and business services.....  121.1  122.4     .4     .4     .7     .4     .3     .3     .3     .0    1.1
          Professional, scientific, and                                                                                     
           technical services..................  123.8  124.9     .4     .4     .7     .2     .6     .3     .3     .1     .9
          Administrative and support and waste                                                                              
           management and remediation services   117.3  119.5     .4     .6     .7     .6     .3     .3     .4    -.6    1.9
        Education and health services..........  120.6  121.3     .4     .3     .4     .3     .5     .4     .5     .2     .6
          Education services...................  120.4  121.0     .3     .3     .3     .3     .7     .5     .4     .0     .5
            Junior colleges, colleges,                                                                                      
             universities, and professional                                                                                 
             schools...........................  121.0  121.6     .3     .5     .5     .4     .8     .5     .6    -.1     .5
          Health care and social assistance(4)   120.6  121.3     .3     .3     .4     .4     .4     .4     .5     .2     .6
            Hospitals..........................  121.3  121.7     .3     .4     .4     .4     .4     .4     .3     .5     .4
        Leisure and hospitality................  118.9  119.2     .7    -.2     .3     .2     .3     .2     .3     .7     .3
          Accommodation and food services......  119.2  119.5     .7    -.3     .5     .0     .3     .2     .3     .5     .3
        Other services, except public                                                                                       
         administration........................  120.6  121.2     .3     .3     .3     .9    1.1     .2    1.3    -.4     .5
                                                                                                                            
        State and local government workers                                                                                  
                                                                                                                            
    All workers................................  117.8  118.2     .3     .3     .2     .3     .3     .3     .3     .3     .3
                                                                                                                            
                     Industry                                                                                               
                                                                                                                            
        Education and health services..........  117.3  117.6     .2     .3     .3     .2     .3     .2     .3     .3     .3
          Education services...................  116.9  117.1     .3     .3     .2     .3     .2     .3     .3     .3     .2
            Schools............................  116.9  117.1     .3     .3     .3     .2     .3     .2     .3     .4     .2
              Elementary and secondary schools   116.5  116.7     .2     .2     .2     .2     .2     .2     .3     .2     .2
          Health care and social assistance(4)   121.0  121.4     .3     .1     .3     .3     .2     .4     .4    -.1     .3
            Hospitals..........................  120.3  120.7     .3     .3     .3     .3     .2     .3     .4    -.3     .4
        Public administration..................  118.3  119.0     .3     .2     .2     .3     .2     .4     .5     .3     .6

      1 Includes workers in the private nonfarm economy except those in private households, and workers in the public
    sector, except the federal government.
      2 Includes mining, construction, and manufacturing.
      3 Includes the following industries: wholesale trade; retail trade; transportation and warehousing; utilities;
    information; finance and insurance; real estate and rental and leasing; professional and technical services; management
    of companies and enterprises; administrative and waste services; educational services; health care and social
    assistance; arts, entertainment and recreation; accommodation and food services; other services, except public
    administration; and public administration.
      4 Includes ambulatory health care services and social assistance, not shown separately.
      5 Includes the following industries: wholesale trade; retail trade; transportation and warehousing; utilities;
    information; finance and insurance; real estate and rental and leasing; professional and technical services; management
    of companies and enterprises; administrative and waste services; education services; health care and social assistance;
    arts, entertainment and recreation; accommodation and food services; and other services, except public administration.
      6 The credit intermediation and related activities wages and salaries series is seasonal as of the 2014 revision.  The
    seasonally adjusted series was first published with the 2008 revision and the series continued to be seasonally adjusted
    until the 2013 revision when it was discontinued for 2013, as no identifiable seasonality was found for this series. 
    Historical data for this series is published beginning with March 2003.

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