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)
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                                               |Indexes (Dec.|              Percent changes for 3-months ended–             
                                               | 2005 = 100) |                                                              
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          Occupational group and industry      |             |                                                              
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               | June | Sep. | Sep. | Dec. | Mar. | June | Sep. | Dec. | Mar. | June | Sep. 
                                               | 2017 | 2017 | 2015 | 2015 | 2016 | 2016 | 2016 | 2016 | 2017 | 2017 | 2017 
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                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                 Civilian workers              |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
    All workers(2).............................| 129.7| 130.6|   0.6|   0.6|   0.6|   0.6|   0.6|   0.5|   0.8|   0.5|   0.7
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                     Industry                  |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Goods-producing industries(3)............| 127.2| 128.3|    .4|    .7|    .5|    .6|    .3|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .9
        Manufacturing..........................| 127.0| 128.3|    .5|    .7|    .6|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .5|    .6|   1.0
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Service-providing industries(4)..........| 130.3| 131.2|    .6|    .5|    .6|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .8|    .5|    .7
        Education and health services..........| 130.2| 130.7|    .4|    .6|    .4|    .6|    .7|    .5|    .6|    .5|    .4
          Educational services.................| 130.7| 131.4|    .5|    .7|    .5|    .6|    .8|    .6|    .7|    .5|    .5
            Elementary and secondary schools...| 130.5| 131.3|    .5|    .9|    .5|    .6|    .9|    .5|    .6|    .5|    .6
            Junior colleges, colleges,         |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
             universities, and professional    |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
             schools...........................| 130.9| 131.5|    .6|    .4|    .3|    .6|    .5|    .7|    .8|    .4|    .5
          Health care and social assistance(5) | 129.7| 130.1|    .4|    .5|    .4|    .6|    .5|    .5|    .5|    .5|    .3
            Hospitals..........................| 130.4| 131.0|    .4|    .6|    .5|    .6|    .5|    .7|    .5|    .5|    .5
            Nursing and residential care       |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
             facilities........................| 126.4| 127.2|    .6|    .4|    .7|    .7|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .6|    .6
        Public administration..................| 134.1| 134.7|    .6|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .7|    .5|    .8|    .6|    .4
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
             Private industry workers          |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
    All workers................................| 129.0| 130.0|    .6|    .5|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .5|    .8|    .5|    .8
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                Occupational group             |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Management, professional, and related....| 129.4| 129.9|    .6|    .5|    .5|    .3|    .5|    .5|    .7|    .7|    .4
        Management, business, and financial....| 130.6| 131.2|    .8|    .6|    .5|    .2|    .6|    .7|    .8|    .8|    .5
        Professional and related...............| 128.6| 129.0|    .3|    .6|    .5|    .3|    .4|    .2|    .6|    .7|    .3
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Sales and office.........................| 128.5| 129.9|    .8|    .6|    .8|   1.0|    .2|    .3|    .9|    .2|   1.1
        Sales and related......................| 123.7| 125.6|   1.0|    .3|    .7|   1.3|   -.2|   -.2|   1.3|   -.2|   1.5
        Office and administrative support......| 131.9| 132.9|    .6|    .7|    .9|    .6|    .7|    .6|    .5|    .5|    .8
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Natural resources, construction, and     |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
       maintenance.............................| 129.6| 130.5|    .4|    .5|    .6|    .6|    .4|    .6|    .5|    .9|    .7
        Construction, extraction, farming,     |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
         fishing, and forestry.................| 130.0| 131.0|    .6|    .4|    .7|    .7|    .3|    .8|    .9|    .5|    .8
        Installation, maintenance, and repair..| 129.1| 130.0|    .3|    .5|    .3|    .5|    .5|    .5|    .2|   1.2|    .7
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Production, transportation, and material |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
       moving..................................| 129.0| 130.4|    .5|    .7|    .7|    .6|    .6|    .7|    .8|    .6|   1.1
        Production.............................| 127.2| 128.5|    .6|    .7|    .7|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .6|    .6|   1.0
        Transportation and material moving.....| 131.3| 132.8|    .5|    .5|    .9|    .6|    .7|    .9|    .9|    .5|   1.1
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Service occupations......................| 129.2| 129.9|    .4|    .6|    .8|   1.0|    .7|    .7|    .9|    .5|    .5
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                     Industry                  |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Goods-producing industries(3)............| 127.2| 128.3|    .5|    .7|    .6|    .6|    .4|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .9
        Construction...........................| 127.4| 128.1|    .6|    .7|    .5|    .7|    .0|    .7|   1.0|    .4|    .5
        Manufacturing..........................| 127.0| 128.3|    .5|    .7|    .6|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .5|    .6|   1.0
          Aircraft manufacturing...............| 116.0| 125.8|   -.5|    .4|   1.7|    .6|   -.9|   1.2|   1.5|    .7|   8.4
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Service-providing industries(6)..........| 129.6| 130.5|    .6|    .5|    .6|    .6|    .6|    .4|    .8|    .6|    .7
        Trade, transportation, and utilities...| 130.6| 131.8|   1.0|    .2|   1.1|    .6|    .5|    .5|   1.0|    .4|    .9
          Retail trade.........................| 131.1| 132.2|    .9|    .7|   1.4|    .7|    .7|    .7|    .9|    .5|    .8
          Transportation and warehousing.......| 132.6| 134.0|    .6|    .4|   1.2|    .5|    .6|   1.1|    .5|    .6|   1.1
          Utilities............................| 139.8| 140.8|    .9|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .7|    .9|    .5|    .4|    .7
        Information............................| 127.3| 128.2|    .7|    .3|    .7|    .1|    .8|    .5|    .3|   1.1|    .7
        Financial activities...................| 129.3| 129.9|    .1|    .8|    .2|    .8|   1.2|    .6|    .2|   1.0|    .5
          Finance and insurance................| 129.5| 130.0|    .1|    .9|    .1|    .8|   1.4|    .6|    .2|   1.0|    .4
            Credit intermediation and related  |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
             activities........................| 128.9| 129.4|    .5|    .5|    .6|    .5|   1.4|    .6|    .6|    .8|    .4
            Insurance carriers and related     |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
             activities........................| 132.5| 132.4|    .4|   1.3|    .4|    .7|   1.2|    .2|    .9|   1.2|   -.1
          Real estate and rental and leasing...| 128.2| 129.2|    .2|    .2|   1.0|    .7|    .8|    .7|    .2|    .9|    .8
        Professional and business services.....| 130.1| 131.5|   1.0|    .6|    .6|    .4|    .2|    .2|    .9|    .6|   1.1
          Professional, scientific, and        |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
           technical services..................| 132.6| 134.2|   1.0|    .5|    .6|    .5|    .2|    .2|    .8|    .8|   1.2
          Administrative and support and waste |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
           management and remediation services | 126.1| 127.6|   1.0|    .7|    .6|    .1|    .2|   -.5|    .7|    .5|   1.2
        Education and health services..........| 129.2| 129.6|    .3|    .5|    .4|    .6|    .5|    .5|    .5|    .5|    .3
          Educational services.................| 129.7| 130.2|    .3|    .5|    .5|    .6|    .2|    .8|    .6|    .4|    .4
            Junior colleges, colleges,         |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
             universities, and professional    |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
             schools...........................| 130.7| 131.7|    .4|    .5|    .3|    .5|    .4|    .7|    .6|    .4|    .8
          Health care and social assistance(5) | 129.1| 129.4|    .3|    .5|    .4|    .6|    .5|    .4|    .6|    .5|    .2
            Hospitals..........................| 130.2| 130.7|    .3|    .6|    .4|    .6|    .6|    .7|    .6|    .5|    .4
            Nursing and residential care       |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
             facilities........................| 124.9| 125.7|    .5|    .3|    .7|    .7|    .7|    .7|    .5|    .6|    .6
        Leisure and hospitality................| 129.1| 129.5|   -.1|    .8|   1.0|    .9|    .8|    .6|   1.9|    .5|    .3
          Accommodation and food services......| 130.1| 130.3|    .1|    .9|   1.1|   1.0|   1.0|    .6|   1.8|    .7|    .2
        Other services, except public          |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
         administration........................| 129.8| 130.8|    .5|    .5|    .1|    .9|    .9|    .7|    .5|    .5|    .8
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
        State and local government workers     |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
    All workers................................| 132.5| 133.3|    .6|    .7|    .5|    .5|    .8|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .6
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                     Industry                  |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
        Education and health services..........| 131.3| 132.1|    .6|    .8|    .5|    .5|    .9|    .5|    .6|    .5|    .6
          Educational services.................| 131.0| 131.7|    .6|    .7|    .5|    .6|    .9|    .5|    .7|    .5|    .5
            Schools............................| 130.9| 131.6|    .6|    .8|    .5|    .6|    .9|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .5
              Elementary and secondary schools | 130.9| 131.7|    .5|    .9|    .6|    .6|    .9|    .5|    .6|    .6|    .6
          Health care and social assistance(5) | 133.6| 135.1|    .5|    .8|    .6|    .5|    .5|    .6|    .2|    .2|   1.1
            Hospitals..........................| 131.2| 132.5|    .6|    .6|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .6|    .2|    .3|   1.0
        Public administration..................| 134.1| 134.7|    .6|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .7|    .5|    .8|    .6|    .4
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      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 ambulatory health care services and social assistance, not shown separately.
      6 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.

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