August 2, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

12-month private industry compensation costs, June 2011

Employment Cost Index for total compensation, private industry workers, by occupational group and industry, 12-month percent change, June 2010 and June 2011
Occupational group and industry Percent changes for 12 months ended
June 2010 June 2011

Private industry workers

1.9 2.3

Occupational group


Management, professional, and related

1.5 2.3

Sales and office

2.3 2.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

2.2 2.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

2.2 2.7

Service occupations

1.6 1.8




1.0 1.2


2.2 3.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

2.6 2.1


2.1 2.3

Financial activities

2.4 3.0

Professional and business services

1.3 2.8

Education and health services

1.6 1.6

Leisure and hospitality

1.2 1.1

These data are featured in the TED article, 12-month private industry compensation costs, June 2011.




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