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Table 1. Seasonally adjusted: Employment Cost Index for total compensation, by ownership, occupational group, and industry

Table 1. Employment Cost Index for total compensation(1), by occupational group and industry [Seasonally adjusted]
Occupational group and industry Indexes (Dec.2005=100) Percent changes for 3-months ended-
Jun.
2019
Sep.
2019
Sep.
2017
Dec.
2017
Mar.
2018
Jun.
2018
Sep.
2018
Dec.
2018
Mar.
2019
Jun.
2019
Sep.
2019

Civilian workers

All workers(2)

137.0 138.0 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7

Industry

Goods-producing industries(3)

134.0 135.1 0.9 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.3 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.8

Manufacturing

133.7 134.5 1.0 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.2 0.6 0.9 0.6 0.6

Service-providing industries(4)

137.6 138.7 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.8

Education and health services

136.8 138.0 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.9

Educational services

137.5 138.8 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.9

Elementary and secondary schools

137.6 139.0 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.7 1.0

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

137.4 138.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.7

Health care and social assistance(5)

136.2 137.2 0.3 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.7

Hospitals

136.7 137.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.9 0.7 0.6 0.7

Nursing and residential care facilities

133.2 134.0 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.6

Public administration

141.4 142.5 0.4 0.8 0.3 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.8

Private industry workers

All workers

136.2 137.3 0.8 0.5 0.9 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.8

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

135.5 136.4 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7

Management, business, and financial

137.2 138.1 0.6 0.4 1.0 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.7

Professional and related

134.2 135.1 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.7

Sales and office

136.9 138.3 0.9 0.5 1.1 0.8 1.0 0.9 0.6 0.4 1.0

Sales and related

132.3 133.9 1.1 0.5 1.3 0.6 1.2 1.0 0.5 0.2 1.2

Office and administrative support

140.2 141.4 0.7 0.7 0.8 1.1 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

136.0 137.2 0.8 0.6 0.5 1.0 0.4 0.7 0.7 0.4 0.9

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

136.5 137.8 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.6 0.8 0.7 1.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair

135.4 136.5 0.8 0.8 0.4 1.3 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.1 0.8

Production, transportation, and material moving

137.2 138.0 1.1 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.7 1.0 0.7 0.6

Production

134.4 135.1 1.1 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.3 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.5

Transportation and material moving

140.7 141.7 1.0 0.8 1.0 0.7 0.8 0.7 1.2 0.6 0.7

Service occupations

138.5 139.3 0.6 0.8 1.0 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.8 1.2 0.6

Industry

Goods-producing industries(3)

134.0 135.1 0.9 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.3 0.5 0.9 0.7 0.8

Construction

134.6 136.2 0.6 0.5 0.9 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.8 1.2

Manufacturing

133.7 134.5 1.0 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.2 0.6 0.9 0.6 0.6

Aircraft manufacturing

121.7 122.1 8.5 0.4 1.5 0.3 -6.7 0.3 0.6 0.4 0.3

Service-providing industries(5)

137.0 138.0 0.7 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

139.0 140.0 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.6 1.1 0.7 0.8 0.5 0.7

Wholesale trade

133.8 134.8 0.8 0.4 1.0 -0.1 1.8 0.7 0.8 -0.3 0.7

Retail trade

139.9 140.8 0.9 0.8 1.0 1.0 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.6

Transportation and warehousing

142.1 143.4 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.7 1.2 0.6 1.0 0.6 0.9

Utilities

149.3 149.9 0.7 0.7 1.0 0.5 0.6 0.6 1.8 0.7 0.4

Information

134.5 135.0 0.5 0.5 0.6 2.9 0.8 0.4 0.8 -1.0 0.4

Financial activities

136.2 137.9 0.6 0.3 1.5 0.8 0.4 0.7 0.9 0.2 1.2

Finance and insurance

136.5 138.4 0.5 0.5 1.5 0.8 0.4 0.6 0.9 0.2 1.4

Credit intermediation and related activities

134.8 136.8 0.5 -0.1 1.2 0.7 0.4 0.6 1.0 0.4 1.5

Insurance carriers and related activities

138.2 139.6 0.3 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.3 0.4 1.2 0.1 1.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

134.8 135.8 0.8 0.1 1.2 0.3 0.6 0.8 1.0 0.3 0.7

Professional and business services

137.2 138.2 1.0 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.9 0.6 0.3 0.9 0.7

Professional, scientific, and technical services

139.4 140.4 1.0 0.4 0.7 0.1 1.2 0.5 0.1 0.9 0.7

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

134.2 135.0 1.3 0.6 0.5 0.9 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.6

Education and health services

135.5 136.5 0.3 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.6 0.7

Educational services

135.5 137.0 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.4 0.5 1.1

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

137.7 138.5 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.6

Health care and social assistance

135.5 136.4 0.2 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.4 0.6 0.7

Hospitals

136.3 137.2 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 1.0 0.5 0.7 0.7

Nursing and residential care facilities

131.3 132.2 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.7

Leisure and hospitality

137.7 138.7 0.6 0.7 1.1 0.5 1.1 1.3 0.4 0.8 0.7

Accommodations and food services

139.1 140.3 0.5 0.7 1.2 0.6 0.9 1.2 0.7 1.1 0.9

Other services, except public administration

137.9 137.7 0.8 0.5 1.1 0.6 0.0 1.2 1.0 1.0 -0.1

State and local government workers

All workers

139.8 140.9 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8

Industry

Education and health services

138.4 139.7 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.9

Educational services

138.0 139.3 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.9

Schools

137.9 139.2 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.9

Elementary and secondary schools

138.1 139.4 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.9

Health care and social assistance

141.4 142.6 1.0 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.8

Hospitals

138.5 139.7 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.7 1.2 0.4 0.9

Public administration

141.4 142.5 0.4 0.8 0.3 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.8

Footnotes
(1) Includes wages, salaries, and employer costs for employee benefits.
(2) Includes workers in the private nonfarm economy except those in private households, and workers in the public sector, except the federal government.
(3) Includes mining, construction, and manufacturing.
(4) 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.
(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; educational services; health care and social assistance; arts, entertainment and recreation; accommodation and food services; and other services, except public administration.

SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Compensation Survey

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Last Modified Date: October 31, 2019