Table 3. SEASONALLY ADJUSTED: Employment Cost Index for benefits, by ownership, occupational group, and industry


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

                                                                                                                            
                 Civilian workers                                                                                           
                                                                                                                            
    All workers(1).............................  125.0  125.7    0.6    0.6    0.6    0.4    0.7    0.6    0.4    1.0    0.6
                                                                                                                            
             Private industry workers                                                                                       
                                                                                                                            
    All workers................................  122.5  123.2     .4     .6     .4     .4     .6     .4     .3    1.1     .6
                                                                                                                            
                Occupational group                                                                                          
                                                                                                                            
      Management, professional, and related....  122.3  123.1     .5     .6     .1     .7     .8     .4     .1    1.2     .7
                                                                                                                            
      Sales and office.........................  122.6  123.0    -.1     .4     .8     .4     .6     .5     .4    1.2     .3
                                                                                                                            
      Natural resources, construction, and                                                                                  
       maintenance.............................  126.0  126.6     .8     .7     .8     .2     .6     .6     .6    1.6     .5
                                                                                                                            
      Production, transportation, and material                                                                              
       moving..................................  120.8  121.6     .5     .4     .5     .3     .1     .4     .8     .2     .7
                                                                                                                            
      Service occupations......................  120.9  121.8     .6     .7     .0     .5     .6     .4    -.5     .2     .7
                                                                                                                            
                     Industry                                                                                               
                                                                                                                            
      Goods-producing industries(2)............  119.2  120.2     .8     .7     .5     .1     .4     .6     .8     .0     .8
        Manufacturing..........................  118.1  119.2     .9     .6     .3     .2     .3     .5     .9     .1     .9
                                                                                                                            
      Service-providing industries(3)..........  123.8  124.4     .3     .4     .4     .6     .7     .4     .2    1.4     .5
                                                                                                                            
        State and local government workers                                                                                  
                                                                                                                            
    All workers................................  134.2  134.6    1.0     .6     .9     .7     .6    1.0     .7     .9     .3

      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; education services; health care and social assistance;
    arts, entertainment and recreation; accommodation and food services; and other services, except public administration.

Table of Contents

Last Modified Date: October 31, 2014