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.
2018
Sep.
2018
Sep.
2016
Dec.
2016
Mar.
2017
Jun.
2017
Sep.
2017
Dec.
2017
Mar.
2018
Jun.
2018
Sep.
2018

Civilian workers

All workers(2)

133.3 134.3 0.6 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.8

Industry

Goods-producing industries(3)

130.8 131.2 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.9 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.3

Manufacturing

130.7 130.9 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 1.0 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.2

Service-providing industries(4)

133.9 135.1 0.6 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.9 0.6 0.9

Education and health services

133.2 134.3 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.8

Educational services

133.7 134.8 0.9 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.8

Elementary and secondary schools

133.7 134.8 0.9 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.8

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

133.8 134.5 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.5

Health care and social assistance(5)

132.7 133.8 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.8

Hospitals

133.0 133.8 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6

Nursing and residential care facilities

130.0 130.8 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.6

Public administration

137.1 138.3 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.9 0.2 0.7 0.9

Private industry workers

All workers

132.7 133.7 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.8 0.5 1.0 0.6 0.8

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

132.5 133.2 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.5

Management, business, and financial

133.9 134.5 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.8 0.5 0.5 1.1 0.5 0.4

Professional and related

131.4 132.3 0.5 0.2 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.7

Sales and office

132.9 134.3 0.2 0.5 0.8 0.2 1.0 0.5 1.2 0.7 1.1

Sales and related

128.1 130.0 -0.4 0.1 1.1 -0.2 1.4 0.4 1.7 0.0 1.5

Office and administrative support

136.4 137.4 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.9 1.2 0.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

133.3 133.7 0.3 0.8 0.5 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.3 1.1 0.3

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

133.2 133.7 0.2 0.9 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair

133.3 133.8 0.6 0.5 0.3 1.1 0.7 0.8 0.2 1.5 0.4

Production, transportation, and material moving

133.2 134.0 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.6 1.1 0.6 0.9 0.6 0.6

Production

131.1 131.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 1.0 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.3

Transportation and material moving

135.9 137.2 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.5 1.1 0.7 1.2 0.4 1.0

Service occupations

133.4 134.5 0.8 0.6 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.8 1.1 0.7 0.8

Industry

Goods-producing industries(3)

130.8 131.1 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.9 0.5 0.9 0.6 0.2

Construction

131.2 131.6 0.0 0.8 0.9 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.9 1.0 0.3

Manufacturing

130.7 130.9 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 1.0 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.2

Aircraft manufacturing

128.7 120.1 -0.8 1.2 1.5 0.7 8.4 0.5 1.6 0.2 -6.7

Service-providing industries(5)

133.4 134.5 0.6 0.4 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.5 1.0 0.7 0.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

134.8 136.4 0.4 0.5 1.0 0.5 0.8 0.6 1.1 0.6 1.2

Wholesale trade(6)

129.9 132.2 -0.1 -0.1 1.5 0.3 0.8 0.4 1.0 -0.1 1.8

Retail trade

135.9 137.0 0.6 0.7 1.0 0.4 0.8 0.6 1.1 1.0 0.8

Transportation and warehousing

137.3 139.0 0.5 1.1 0.6 0.5 1.0 0.8 1.3 0.4 1.2

Utilities

143.9 144.8 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.6 1.1 0.3 0.6

Information

133.3 134.4 0.7 0.6 0.4 1.0 0.7 0.3 0.6 3.0 0.8

Financial activities

133.5 133.7 1.2 0.6 0.4 0.9 0.4 0.2 1.7 0.9 0.1

Finance and insurance

134.0 134.1 1.4 0.5 0.5 0.9 0.4 0.2 1.8 1.1 0.1

Credit intermediation and related activities

131.8 132.2 1.4 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.4 -0.1 1.2 0.8 0.3

Insurance carriers and related activities

135.9 135.8 1.3 0.3 0.8 1.1 0.0 0.5 0.9 1.3 -0.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

131.2 132.0 0.8 0.7 0.3 0.9 0.7 0.2 1.2 0.3 0.6

Professional and business services

133.6 134.8 0.2 0.2 0.7 0.7 1.1 0.5 0.8 0.4 0.9

Professional, scientific, and technical services

135.6 137.4 0.0 0.4 0.8 0.8 1.1 0.4 0.7 0.0 1.3

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

130.4 131.2 0.3 -0.6 0.6 0.6 1.3 0.6 0.5 0.9 0.6

Education and health services

132.1 133.2 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.8

Educational services

132.5 133.5 0.3 0.7 0.6 0.3 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.8

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

134.3 135.1 0.4 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.6

Health care and social assistance

132.0 133.1 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.6 0.9 0.5 0.8

Hospitals

132.7 133.5 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6

Nursing and residential care facilities

128.3 129.0 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.5

Leisure and hospitality

132.9 134.1 1.0 0.6 1.7 0.5 0.6 0.7 1.4 0.4 0.9

Accommodations and food services

133.9 134.9 1.1 0.5 1.8 0.6 0.5 0.7 1.4 0.5 0.7

Other services, except public administration

133.7 133.7 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 1.1 0.6 0.0

State and local government workers

All workers

135.7 136.8 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.4 0.7 0.8

Industry

Education and health services

134.5 135.5 0.9 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.7

Educational services

134.1 135.1 0.9 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.7

Schools

134.0 135.0 0.9 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.7

Elementary and secondary schools

134.1 135.3 1.0 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.9

Health care and social assistance

137.4 138.3 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.9 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.7

Hospitals

134.5 135.2 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.9 0.7 0.3 0.5 0.5

Public administration

137.1 138.3 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.9 0.2 0.7 0.9

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.
(6) The private wholesale trade industry compensation series is seasonal as of the 2018 seasonal adjustment revision. Historical data for this series are published beginning with 2002.

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

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Last Modified Date: October 31, 2018