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      |             |                                                              
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               | Sep. | Dec. | Dec. | Mar. | June | Sep. | Dec. | Mar. | June | Sep. | Dec. 
                                               | 2017 | 2017 | 2015 | 2016 | 2016 | 2016 | 2016 | 2017 | 2017 | 2017 | 2017 
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                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                 Civilian workers              |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
    All workers(2).............................| 130.6| 131.4|   0.6|   0.6|   0.6|   0.6|   0.5|   0.8|   0.5|   0.7|   0.6
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                     Industry                  |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Goods-producing industries(3)............| 128.3| 129.0|    .7|    .5|    .6|    .3|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .9|    .5
        Manufacturing..........................| 128.3| 129.1|    .7|    .6|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .5|    .6|   1.0|    .6
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Service-providing industries(4)..........| 131.2| 131.9|    .5|    .6|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .8|    .5|    .7|    .5
        Education and health services..........| 130.7| 131.5|    .6|    .4|    .6|    .7|    .5|    .6|    .5|    .4|    .6
          Educational services.................| 131.4| 132.2|    .7|    .5|    .6|    .8|    .6|    .7|    .5|    .5|    .6
            Elementary and secondary schools...| 131.3| 132.1|    .9|    .5|    .6|    .9|    .5|    .6|    .5|    .6|    .6
            Junior colleges, colleges,         |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
             universities, and professional    |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
             schools...........................| 131.5| 132.3|    .4|    .3|    .6|    .5|    .7|    .8|    .4|    .5|    .6
          Health care and social assistance(5) | 130.1| 130.9|    .5|    .4|    .6|    .5|    .5|    .5|    .5|    .3|    .6
            Hospitals..........................| 131.0| 131.8|    .6|    .5|    .6|    .5|    .7|    .5|    .5|    .5|    .6
            Nursing and residential care       |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
             facilities........................| 127.2| 128.1|    .4|    .7|    .7|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .6|    .6|    .7
        Public administration..................| 134.7| 135.8|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .7|    .5|    .8|    .6|    .4|    .8
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
             Private industry workers          |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
    All workers................................| 130.0| 130.6|    .5|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .5|    .8|    .5|    .8|    .5
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                Occupational group             |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Management, professional, and related....| 129.9| 130.7|    .5|    .5|    .3|    .5|    .5|    .7|    .7|    .4|    .6
        Management, business, and financial....| 131.2| 131.8|    .6|    .5|    .2|    .6|    .7|    .8|    .8|    .5|    .5
        Professional and related...............| 129.0| 129.9|    .6|    .5|    .3|    .4|    .2|    .6|    .7|    .3|    .7
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Sales and office.........................| 129.9| 130.3|    .6|    .8|   1.0|    .2|    .3|    .9|    .2|   1.1|    .3
        Sales and related......................| 125.6| 125.7|    .3|    .7|   1.3|   -.2|   -.2|   1.3|   -.2|   1.5|    .1
        Office and administrative support......| 132.9| 133.6|    .7|    .9|    .6|    .7|    .6|    .5|    .5|    .8|    .5
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Natural resources, construction, and     |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
       maintenance.............................| 130.5| 131.3|    .5|    .6|    .6|    .4|    .6|    .5|    .9|    .7|    .6
        Construction, extraction, farming,     |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
         fishing, and forestry.................| 131.0| 131.5|    .4|    .7|    .7|    .3|    .8|    .9|    .5|    .8|    .4
        Installation, maintenance, and repair..| 130.0| 131.1|    .5|    .3|    .5|    .5|    .5|    .2|   1.2|    .7|    .8
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Production, transportation, and material |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
       moving..................................| 130.4| 131.2|    .7|    .7|    .6|    .6|    .7|    .8|    .6|   1.1|    .6
        Production.............................| 128.5| 129.3|    .7|    .7|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .6|    .6|   1.0|    .6
        Transportation and material moving.....| 132.8| 133.6|    .5|    .9|    .6|    .7|    .9|    .9|    .5|   1.1|    .6
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Service occupations......................| 129.9| 131.0|    .6|    .8|   1.0|    .7|    .7|    .9|    .5|    .5|    .8
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                     Industry                  |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Goods-producing industries(3)............| 128.3| 129.0|    .7|    .6|    .6|    .4|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .9|    .5
        Construction...........................| 128.1| 128.6|    .7|    .5|    .7|    .0|    .7|   1.0|    .4|    .5|    .4
        Manufacturing..........................| 128.3| 129.1|    .7|    .6|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .5|    .6|   1.0|    .6
          Aircraft manufacturing...............| 125.8| 126.4|    .4|   1.7|    .6|   -.9|   1.2|   1.5|    .7|   8.4|    .5
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Service-providing industries(6)..........| 130.5| 131.2|    .5|    .6|    .6|    .6|    .4|    .8|    .6|    .7|    .5
        Trade, transportation, and utilities...| 131.8| 132.6|    .2|   1.1|    .6|    .5|    .5|   1.0|    .4|    .9|    .6
          Retail trade.........................| 132.2| 133.1|    .7|   1.4|    .7|    .7|    .7|    .9|    .5|    .8|    .7
          Transportation and warehousing.......| 134.0| 135.0|    .4|   1.2|    .5|    .6|   1.1|    .5|    .6|   1.1|    .7
          Utilities............................| 140.8| 141.9|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .7|    .9|    .5|    .4|    .7|    .8
        Information............................| 128.2| 128.6|    .3|    .7|    .1|    .8|    .5|    .3|   1.1|    .7|    .3
        Financial activities...................| 129.9| 130.2|    .8|    .2|    .8|   1.2|    .6|    .2|   1.0|    .5|    .2
          Finance and insurance................| 130.0| 130.4|    .9|    .1|    .8|   1.4|    .6|    .2|   1.0|    .4|    .3
            Credit intermediation and related  |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
             activities........................| 129.4| 129.1|    .5|    .6|    .5|   1.4|    .6|    .6|    .8|    .4|   -.2
            Insurance carriers and related     |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
             activities........................| 132.4| 132.9|   1.3|    .4|    .7|   1.2|    .2|    .9|   1.2|   -.1|    .4
          Real estate and rental and leasing...| 129.2| 129.3|    .2|   1.0|    .7|    .8|    .7|    .2|    .9|    .8|    .1
        Professional and business services.....| 131.5| 132.1|    .6|    .6|    .4|    .2|    .2|    .9|    .6|   1.1|    .5
          Professional, scientific, and        |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
           technical services..................| 134.2| 134.5|    .5|    .6|    .5|    .2|    .2|    .8|    .8|   1.2|    .2
          Administrative and support and waste |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
           management and remediation services | 127.6| 128.6|    .7|    .6|    .1|    .2|   -.5|    .7|    .5|   1.2|    .8
        Education and health services..........| 129.6| 130.3|    .5|    .4|    .6|    .5|    .5|    .5|    .5|    .3|    .5
          Educational services.................| 130.2| 130.9|    .5|    .5|    .6|    .2|    .8|    .6|    .4|    .4|    .5
            Junior colleges, colleges,         |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
             universities, and professional    |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
             schools...........................| 131.7| 132.3|    .5|    .3|    .5|    .4|    .7|    .6|    .4|    .8|    .5
          Health care and social assistance(5) | 129.4| 130.2|    .5|    .4|    .6|    .5|    .4|    .6|    .5|    .2|    .6
            Hospitals..........................| 130.7| 131.3|    .6|    .4|    .6|    .6|    .7|    .6|    .5|    .4|    .5
            Nursing and residential care       |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
             facilities........................| 125.7| 126.6|    .3|    .7|    .7|    .7|    .7|    .5|    .6|    .6|    .7
        Leisure and hospitality................| 129.5| 130.5|    .8|   1.0|    .9|    .8|    .6|   1.9|    .5|    .3|    .8
          Accommodation and food services......| 130.3| 131.4|    .9|   1.1|   1.0|   1.0|    .6|   1.8|    .7|    .2|    .8
        Other services, except public          |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
         administration........................| 130.8| 131.5|    .5|    .1|    .9|    .9|    .7|    .5|    .5|    .8|    .5
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
        State and local government workers     |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
    All workers................................| 133.3| 134.3|    .7|    .5|    .5|    .8|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .6|    .8
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                     Industry                  |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      
        Education and health services..........| 132.1| 133.0|    .8|    .5|    .5|    .9|    .5|    .6|    .5|    .6|    .7
          Educational services.................| 131.7| 132.6|    .7|    .5|    .6|    .9|    .5|    .7|    .5|    .5|    .7
            Schools............................| 131.6| 132.5|    .8|    .5|    .6|    .9|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .5|    .7
              Elementary and secondary schools | 131.7| 132.5|    .9|    .6|    .6|    .9|    .5|    .6|    .6|    .6|    .6
          Health care and social assistance(5) | 135.1| 136.0|    .8|    .6|    .5|    .5|    .6|    .2|    .2|   1.1|    .7
            Hospitals..........................| 132.5| 133.5|    .6|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .6|    .2|    .3|   1.0|    .8
        Public administration..................| 134.7| 135.8|    .6|    .6|    .5|    .7|    .5|    .8|    .6|    .4|    .8
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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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