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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-
Sep.
2022
Dec.
2022
Dec.
2020
Mar.
2021
Jun.
2021
Sep.
2021
Dec.
2021
Mar.
2022
Jun.
2022
Sep.
2022
Dec.
2022

Civilian workers

All workers(1)

153.6 155.2 0.8 1.1 0.8 1.5 1.0 1.2 1.4 1.3 1.0

Industry

Goods-producing industries(2)

152.3 153.8 0.6 0.8 1.2 0.9 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.0

Manufacturing

152.5 154.0 0.6 0.7 1.2 1.1 1.0 1.5 1.2 1.3 1.0

Service-providing industries(3)

153.9 155.6 0.8 1.1 0.8 1.6 1.0 1.2 1.4 1.3 1.1

Education and health services

148.0 149.9 0.6 0.6 0.7 1.2 1.0 1.2 1.0 1.7 1.3

Educational services

142.3 143.8 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.9 0.5 0.8 0.7 1.9 1.1

Elementary and secondary schools

140.9 142.4 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.7 0.4 0.8 0.5 2.0 1.1

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

143.8 145.1 0.4 0.4 0.5 1.2 0.6 0.7 0.9 1.8 0.9

Health care and social assistance

154.0 156.1 0.5 0.8 1.1 1.5 1.6 1.4 1.3 1.6 1.4

Hospitals

153.8 155.8 0.4 0.9 1.1 1.3 1.7 1.2 1.3 1.6 1.3

Nursing and residential care facilities

156.5 158.7 0.9 1.1 1.3 1.9 1.9 1.7 1.7 2.1 1.4

Private industry workers

All workers

155.9 157.5 0.8 1.2 0.9 1.6 1.1 1.3 1.6 1.2 1.0

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

150.7 152.2 0.5 0.7 0.8 1.4 0.8 1.1 1.4 0.8 1.0

Professional and related

150.0 151.6 0.5 0.8 0.8 1.2 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.1

Management, business, and financial

151.6 153.0 0.5 0.6 1.0 1.7 0.4 0.9 1.6 0.4 0.9

Sales and office

159.3 161.3 1.1 2.3 0.5 1.5 1.1 1.4 2.2 1.1 1.3

Office and administrative support

158.7 160.8 0.8 0.8 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.7 1.2 1.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

152.5 153.9 0.6 1.2 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.4 1.1 1.1 0.9

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

152.4 153.8 0.7 0.9 1.3 1.1 1.0 1.3 0.9 1.3 0.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair

152.8 154.2 0.6 1.4 0.6 1.0 1.1 1.5 1.2 1.0 0.9

Production, transportation, and material moving

160.5 162.1 1.0 1.0 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.4 1.3 1.5 1.0

Production

156.7 158.5 0.9 1.2 1.6 1.4 1.5 1.2 1.3 1.7 1.1

Transportation and material moving

165.8 167.2 1.2 0.8 1.7 1.8 1.7 1.4 1.4 1.2 0.9

Service occupations

168.9 170.9 1.1 1.4 2.1 2.1 2.2 1.9 2.0 1.8 1.2

Industry

Goods-producing industries(2)

152.4 153.9 0.6 0.8 1.2 0.9 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.0

Construction

151.8 153.7 0.6 0.8 1.1 0.7 1.2 0.7 1.7 1.0 1.2

Manufacturing

152.5 154.0 0.6 0.7 1.2 1.1 1.0 1.5 1.2 1.3 1.0

Aircraft manufacturing

155.4 156.8 0.6 0.2 0.5 0.1 0.5 1.2 0.7 0.9 0.9

Service-providing industries(4)

156.8 158.4 0.8 1.3 0.9 1.7 1.1 1.3 1.6 1.2 1.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

159.8 161.3 1.0 1.0 1.4 1.5 1.9 1.4 1.7 0.8 0.9

Wholesale trade

149.5 151.2 0.4 1.0 2.0 1.4 1.7 1.6 2.1 0.1 1.2

Retail trade

166.4 167.7 1.5 1.1 1.3 1.8 2.5 1.5 1.8 1.3 0.8

Transportation and warehousing

160.8 162.4 1.2 0.6 1.1 1.2 1.2 0.7 1.0 0.8 1.0

Utilities

157.8 159.2 0.5 0.7 0.5 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.6 1.1 0.9

Information

149.3 151.7 1.2 0.9 0.6 1.4 0.8 1.5 0.6 1.2 1.6

Financial activities

154.1 156.2 1.0 4.5 -2.1 2.9 -1.3 0.5 2.4 0.7 1.4

Finance and insurance

154.9 157.2 1.2 5.3 -2.7 3.2 -1.8 0.1 2.5 0.6 1.5

Credit intermediation and related activities

152.6 155.5 1.2 -0.2 3.2 7.6 -2.3 -2.3 3.3 -0.7 1.9

Insurance carriers and related activities

152.9 154.3 0.9 0.8 0.4 0.9 0.8 1.3 1.7 1.0 0.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

151.2 152.3 0.2 0.6 1.2 1.0 1.6 2.2 2.2 0.7 0.7

Professional and business services

155.7 157.0 0.8 0.8 1.0 1.4 0.9 1.3 1.7 1.1 0.8

Professional, scientific, and technical services

156.7 157.6 0.8 0.3 1.1 1.5 0.7 1.0 2.0 1.1 0.6

Education and health services

153.1 155.2 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.4

Educational services

148.2 150.0 0.9 0.5 0.4 1.4 0.4 1.2 1.7 0.9 1.2

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

146.7 147.7 0.4 0.5 0.9 1.1 0.5 0.8 1.1 1.3 0.7

Health care and social assistance

154.2 156.4 0.6 0.8 1.0 1.5 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.5 1.4

Hospitals

154.5 156.6 0.4 1.1 1.0 1.3 1.6 1.4 1.3 1.5 1.4

Nursing and residential care facilities

157.4 159.6 0.9 1.1 1.4 2.0 2.0 1.8 1.7 2.1 1.4

Leisure and hospitality

171.1 172.7 0.6 1.7 2.6 2.5 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.8 0.9

Accommodation and food services

174.7 176.2 0.8 1.8 2.6 2.5 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.7 0.9

Other services, except public administration

157.7 158.7 0.6 1.3 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.0 1.2 0.7

State and local government workers

All workers

144.0 145.5 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.9 0.7 2.1 1.0

Industry

Education and health services

142.2 143.7 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.6 2.1 1.1

Educational services

141.1 142.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.5 2.1 1.0

Schools

141.0 142.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.5 2.0 1.1

Elementary and secondary schools

140.5 142.0 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.5 2.0 1.1

Health care and social assistance

151.7 153.6 0.6 0.6 1.0 1.4 1.2 0.8 1.4 2.2 1.3

Hospitals

150.4 152.1 0.5 0.7 1.1 1.4 1.2 0.8 1.3 2.0 1.2

Public administration

147.2 148.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 1.4 0.7 1.3 1.1 2.1 0.8

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

Last Modified Date: January 31, 2023