Table 2. Seasonally adjusted: Employment Cost Index for wages and salaries, by ownership, occupational group, and industry

Table 2. Employment Cost Index for wages and salaries, by occupational group and industry [Seasonally adjusted]
Occupational group and industry Indexes (Dec. 2005=100) Percent changes for 3-months ended-
Mar.
2019
Jun.
2019
Jun.
2017
Sep.
2017
Dec.
2017
Mar.
2018
Jun.
2018
Sep.
2018
Dec.
2018
Mar.
2019
Jun.
2019

Civilian workers

All workers(1)

134.8 135.7 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.7

Industry

Goods-producing industries(2)

134.1 135.2 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.8

Manufacturing

134.2 135.1 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.9 0.7

Service-providing industries(3)

135.0 135.8 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.6

Education and health services

132.1 132.9 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.6

Educational services

129.4 130.1 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.5

Elementary and secondary schools

128.2 128.7 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.9 0.6 0.5 0.4

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

131.7 132.5 0.2 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6

Health care and social assistance

135.0 135.8 0.7 0.2 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.4 0.6

Hospitals

134.9 135.7 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.4 1.1 0.5 0.6

Nursing and residential care facilities

132.3 133.1 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.6

Public administration

131.6 132.5 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7

Private industry workers

All workers

135.9 136.7 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.9 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.6

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

135.4 136.3 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.7

Professional and related

134.4 135.1 0.8 0.2 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.5

Sales and office

136.4 137.0 0.4 1.0 0.6 1.2 0.8 1.1 0.9 0.7 0.4

Sales and related

132.8 133.1 0.3 1.3 0.5 1.4 0.5 1.4 1.0 0.7 0.2

Office and administrative support

139.1 140.0 0.5 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.0 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

134.3 135.3 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.7

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

134.8 135.8 0.4 0.9 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.8

Installation, maintenance, and repair

133.7 134.8 1.0 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.7 0.5 0.8

Production, transportation, and material moving

137.0 137.9 0.7 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 1.2 0.7

Production

134.3 135.3 0.7 1.0 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.8

Transportation and material moving

140.0 140.9 0.8 1.1 0.8 1.1 0.7 1.0 0.9 1.6 0.7

Service occupations(4)

138.0 139.7 0.7 0.7 1.0 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.2

Industry

Goods-producing industries(2)

134.2 135.2 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.7

Construction

133.5 134.6 0.4 0.7 0.5 1.0 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.9

Manufacturing

134.2 135.1 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.9 0.7

Aircraft manufacturing

143.0 143.7 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.8 0.3 0.5

Service-providing industries(4)

136.4 137.2 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

137.5 138.1 0.4 0.8 0.7 1.1 0.5 1.3 0.7 1.0 0.4

Retail trade

139.3 140.6 0.5 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.5 1.0 0.9

Transportation and warehousing

140.7 141.4 0.5 0.9 1.0 1.1 0.7 1.4 0.7 1.3 0.5

Utilities

143.3 144.6 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.9 0.9

Information

132.9 133.5 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.8 0.5 1.0 0.5

Financial activities

136.8 136.7 0.9 0.7 0.7 1.6 0.6 0.3 0.6 1.0 -0.1

Finance and insurance

137.6 137.5 0.9 0.6 0.8 1.7 0.7 0.3 0.6 1.0 -0.1

Credit intermediation and related activities

133.6 133.9 0.7 0.6 0.4 1.2 0.7 0.4 0.5 1.2 0.2

Insurance carriers and related activities

137.2 136.9 0.8 0.2 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.1 0.4 1.3 -0.2

Professional and business services

136.6 137.9 0.7 1.1 0.5 0.7 0.5 1.0 0.7 0.4 1.0

Professional, scientific, and technical services

138.6 140.1 0.7 1.1 0.4 0.7 0.2 1.5 0.5 0.0 1.1

Education and health services

134.8 135.6 0.6 0.2 0.7 0.9 0.5 0.9 0.8 0.4 0.6

Educational services

133.3 134.0 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.4 0.5 0.5

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

134.5 135.3 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6

Health care and social assistance

135.1 135.9 0.7 0.2 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.4 0.6

Nursing and residential care facilities

132.3 133.1 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.6

Leisure and hospitality

139.5 140.9 0.8 0.7 0.8 1.2 0.7 1.1 1.5 0.6 1.0

Accommodations and food service

140.2 141.9 0.8 0.5 0.8 1.3 0.7 1.0 1.3 0.8 1.2

Other services, except public administration

137.0 138.5 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.7 -0.1 1.3 1.0 1.1

State and local government workers

All workers

130.3 131.0 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5

Industry

Education and health services

129.3 130.0 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.5

Educational services

128.7 129.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.5

Schools

128.7 129.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.5

Elementary and secondary schools

128.1 128.7 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.9 0.5 0.5 0.5

Health care and social assistance

134.1 134.7 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.4

Hospitals

133.0 133.4 0.6 0.9 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.8 0.3

Public administration

131.6 132.5 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7

Footnotes
(1) Includes workers in the private nonfarm economy except those in private households, and workers in the public sector, except the federal government.
(2) Includes mining, construction, and manufacturing.
(3) 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.
(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; and other services, except public administration.

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

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