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Table 3. Seasonally adjusted: Employment Cost Index for benefits, by ownership, occupational group, and industry

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

Civilian workers

All workers(1)

140.0 140.8 0.8 0.5 0.7 0.9 0.4 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.6

Private industry workers

All workers

135.1 135.8 0.7 0.4 0.8 0.9 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

133.6 134.5 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.2 0.7 0.3 0.5 0.7

Sales and office

136.9 137.4 0.6 0.5 0.8 1.1 0.7 0.8 0.3 0.5 0.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

137.5 138.5 0.6 0.6 0.4 1.8 0.3 0.5 0.7 -0.4 0.7

Production, transportation, and material moving

135.7 136.1 1.2 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.7 0.6 0.3

Service occupations

134.5 134.9 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.4 0.7 0.5 0.2 0.9 0.3

Industry

Goods-producing industries(2)

131.6 132.2 1.2 0.4 0.8 0.5 -0.4 0.3 0.9 0.6 0.5

Manufacturing

131.1 131.6 1.6 0.4 0.8 0.5 -0.7 0.3 0.9 0.5 0.4

Service-providing industries(3)

136.5 137.2 0.5 0.5 0.8 1.0 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.5

State and local government workers

All workers(1)

157.2 158.1 0.8 0.9 0.5 0.9 0.7 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.6

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; and other services, except public administration.

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

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Last Modified Date: October 31, 2019