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-
Dec.
2018
Mar.
2019
Mar.
2017
Jun.
2017
Sep.
2017
Dec.
2017
Mar.
2018
Jun.
2018
Sep.
2018
Dec.
2018
Mar.
2019

Civilian workers

All workers(1)

133.9 134.8 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.9 0.7 0.7

Industry

Goods-producing industries(2)

133.1 134.1 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.8

Manufacturing

133.0 134.2 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.9

Service-providing industries(3)

134.1 135.0 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.7

Education and health services

131.5 132.1 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.5

Educational services

128.8 129.4 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.5

Elementary and secondary schools

127.5 128.2 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.9 0.6 0.5

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

130.9 131.7 0.9 0.2 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6

Health care and social assistance

134.4 135.0 0.5 0.7 0.2 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.4

Hospitals

134.2 134.9 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.4 1.1 0.5

Nursing and residential care facilities

131.5 132.3 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.6

Public administration

130.7 131.6 0.8 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7

Private industry workers

All workers

134.9 135.9 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.9 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.7

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

134.7 135.4 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.5

Professional and related

133.9 134.4 0.6 0.8 0.2 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.4

Sales and office

135.4 136.4 0.8 0.4 1.0 0.6 1.2 0.8 1.1 0.9 0.7

Sales and related

131.9 132.8 0.9 0.3 1.3 0.5 1.4 0.5 1.4 1.0 0.7

Office and administrative support

137.9 139.1 0.6 0.5 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.0 0.8 0.8 0.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

133.4 134.3 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.7

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

133.7 134.8 0.9 0.4 0.9 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.8

Installation, maintenance, and repair

133.1 133.7 0.6 1.0 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.7 0.5

Production, transportation, and material moving

135.4 137.0 0.9 0.7 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 1.2

Production

133.2 134.3 0.7 0.7 1.0 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.9

Transportation and material moving

137.9 140.0 0.9 0.8 1.1 0.8 1.1 0.7 1.0 0.9 1.6

Service occupations(4)

136.6 138.0 0.9 0.7 0.7 1.0 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.1

Industry

Goods-producing industries(2)

133.1 134.2 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8

Construction

132.5 133.5 0.8 0.4 0.7 0.5 1.0 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.7

Manufacturing

133.0 134.2 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.9

Aircraft manufacturing

142.5 143.0 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.8 0.3

Service-providing industries(4)

135.4 136.4 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

136.1 137.5 1.3 0.4 0.8 0.7 1.1 0.5 1.3 0.7 1.0

Retail trade

137.9 139.3 1.2 0.5 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.5 1.0

Transportation and warehousing

139.0 140.7 0.7 0.5 0.9 1.0 1.1 0.7 1.4 0.7 1.3

Utilities

142.0 143.3 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.9

Information

131.6 132.9 0.2 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.8 0.5 1.0

Financial activities

135.4 136.8 -0.1 0.9 0.7 0.7 1.6 0.6 0.3 0.6 1.0

Finance and insurance

136.3 137.6 -0.2 0.9 0.6 0.8 1.7 0.7 0.3 0.6 1.0

Credit intermediation and related activities

132.0 133.6 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.4 1.2 0.7 0.4 0.5 1.2

Insurance carriers and related activities

135.4 137.2 0.5 0.8 0.2 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.1 0.4 1.3

Professional and business services

136.1 136.6 0.6 0.7 1.1 0.5 0.7 0.5 1.0 0.7 0.4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

138.6 138.6 0.6 0.7 1.1 0.4 0.7 0.2 1.5 0.5 0.0

Education and health services

134.2 134.8 0.6 0.6 0.2 0.7 0.9 0.5 0.9 0.8 0.4

Educational services

132.7 133.3 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.4 0.5

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

133.7 134.5 0.6 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6

Health care and social assistance

134.5 135.1 0.6 0.7 0.2 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.4

Nursing and residential care facilities

131.5 132.3 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.9 0.6

Leisure and hospitality

138.7 139.5 1.6 0.8 0.7 0.8 1.2 0.7 1.1 1.5 0.6

Accommodations and food service

139.1 140.2 1.6 0.8 0.5 0.8 1.3 0.7 1.0 1.3 0.8

Other services, except public administration

135.7 137.0 0.4 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.7 -0.1 1.3 1.0

State and local government workers

All workers

129.5 130.3 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6

Industry

Education and health services

128.6 129.3 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.5

Educational services

128.1 128.7 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.5

Schools

128.0 128.7 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.5

Elementary and secondary schools

127.4 128.1 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.9 0.5 0.5

Health care and social assistance

133.3 134.1 0.4 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6

Hospitals

131.9 133.0 0.5 0.6 0.9 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.8

Public administration

130.7 131.6 0.8 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 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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