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-
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(1)

131.8 133.0 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.9 0.5 0.9

Industry

Goods-producing industries(2)

131.3 132.1 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.6

Manufacturing

131.2 132.0 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6

Service-providing industries(3)

131.9 133.2 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.5 1.0

Education and health services

129.5 130.6 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.8

Educational services

127.0 128.1 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.9

Elementary and secondary schools

125.7 126.9 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.0

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

129.1 130.0 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.2 0.5 0.6 0.2 0.5 0.7

Health care and social assistance

132.2 133.4 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.3 0.6 1.0 0.5 0.9

Hospitals

132.2 132.9 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5

Nursing and residential care facilities

129.4 130.3 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.7

Public administration

128.9 129.9 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.6 0.7

Private industry workers

All workers

132.8 133.9 0.5 0.5 0.9 0.5 0.8 0.5 1.0 0.6 0.8

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

132.9 133.9 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.6 0.9 0.4 0.8

Management, business, and financial

134.3 135.0 0.6 0.9 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.7 1.1 0.3 0.5

Professional and related

131.9 133.2 0.6 0.2 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.5 1.0

Sales and office

132.5 134.2 0.1 0.3 1.0 0.1 1.2 0.5 1.4 0.5 1.3

Sales and related

128.3 130.7 -0.7 0.0 1.4 -0.5 1.7 0.5 1.9 -0.2 1.8

Office and administrative support

135.8 136.9 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.9 1.1 0.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

132.0 132.4 0.3 0.8 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.3

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

132.2 132.8 0.0 1.2 0.8 0.5 0.9 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair

131.7 132.2 0.6 0.4 0.6 1.0 0.6 0.8 0.3 0.6 0.4

Production, transportation, and material moving

133.1 134.3 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.6 1.0 0.8 1.0 0.6 0.9

Production

131.4 132.1 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.6

Transportation and material moving

135.2 136.8 0.6 1.1 0.9 0.5 1.2 0.8 1.3 0.4 1.2

Service occupations(4)

134.0 135.2 1.0 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.7 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.9

Industry

Goods-producing industries(2)

131.4 132.1 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.9 0.7 0.5

Construction

131.0 131.6 0.0 1.0 0.9 0.5 0.6 0.5 1.1 1.0 0.4

Manufacturing

131.2 132.0 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6

Aircraft manufacturing

140.8 141.3 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.3 0.3

Service-providing industries(4)

133.2 134.5 0.6 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.6 1.1 0.5 1.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

133.5 135.3 0.3 0.6 1.3 0.4 0.8 0.6 1.2 0.4 1.3

Retail trade

136.1 137.2 0.6 0.8 1.3 0.5 0.8 0.8 1.2 0.8 0.8

Transportation and warehousing

136.2 138.2 0.6 1.3 0.8 0.5 1.0 0.8 1.4 0.6 1.4

Utilities

140.7 141.2 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.7 0.9 0.5 0.3

Information

129.9 131.2 0.8 0.6 0.1 1.0 0.7 0.3 0.7 1.0 1.0

Financial activities

134.4 134.6 1.2 0.6 0.2 0.9 0.5 0.5 1.8 0.7 0.1

Finance and insurance

135.5 135.5 1.3 0.5 0.2 1.0 0.4 0.5 2.0 0.9 0.0

Credit intermediation and related activities

130.9 131.4 1.1 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.3 1.3 0.7 0.4

Insurance carriers and related activities

135.4 134.8 1.4 0.3 0.5 1.3 -0.3 0.5 0.9 1.3 -0.4

Professional and business services

133.7 135.3 0.1 0.2 0.6 0.6 1.2 0.5 0.8 0.3 1.2

Professional, scientific, and technical services

135.7 138.0 -0.2 0.5 0.6 0.6 1.3 0.4 0.8 0.0 1.7

Education and health services

132.0 133.3 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.2 0.7 0.9 0.5 1.0

Educational services

131.1 132.2 0.2 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.8

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

132.0 132.9 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.7

Health care and social assistance

132.2 133.5 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.2 0.7 1.0 0.5 1.0

Hospitals

132.6 133.3 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.5

Nursing and residential care facilities

129.4 130.3 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.7

Leisure and hospitality

135.1 136.5 1.1 0.6 1.7 0.5 0.7 0.9 1.3 0.5 1.0

Accommodations and food service

135.9 137.2 1.3 0.5 1.6 0.7 0.5 0.8 1.4 0.6 1.0

Other services, except public administration

134.2 134.0 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.9 0.6 -0.2

State and local government workers

All workers

127.7 128.8 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.9

Industry

Education and health services

126.8 127.9 0.7 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.9

Educational services

126.2 127.3 0.7 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.9

Schools

126.2 127.3 0.7 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.9

Elementary and secondary schools

125.7 126.8 0.8 0.2 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.9

Health care and social assistance

131.7 132.5 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.6

Hospitals

130.6 131.1 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.9 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.4

Public administration

128.9 129.9 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.6 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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