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Table 4. Compensation (not seasonally adjusted): Employment Cost Index for total compensation, for civilian workers, by occupational group and industry

Table 4. Employment Cost Index for total compensation(1), for civilian workers, by occupational group and industry [Not seasonally adjusted]
Occupational group and industry Indexes (Dec. 2005=100) Percent changes for
Dec.
2018
Sep.
2019
Dec.
2019
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Dec.
2018
Sep.
2019
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2018
Sep.
2019
Dec.
2019

All workers(2)

135.0 138.1 138.7 0.4 0.9 0.4 2.9 2.8 2.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(3)

135.2 138.2 138.8 0.5 0.8 0.4 2.8 2.8 2.7

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

134.5 137.3 137.8 0.4 0.8 0.4 2.5 2.5 2.5

Management, business, and financial

135.5 138.5 138.8 0.4 0.7 0.2 2.7 2.6 2.4

Professional and related

134.0 136.6 137.2 0.4 0.8 0.4 2.4 2.4 2.4

Sales and office

135.5 138.9 139.3 0.4 1.0 0.3 3.8 3.0 2.8

Sales and related

131.0 134.3 134.6 0.4 1.4 0.2 4.2 2.9 2.7

Office and administrative support

138.3 141.7 142.2 0.5 0.8 0.4 3.4 3.0 2.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

135.0 137.8 138.4 0.5 0.9 0.4 2.6 2.6 2.5

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

134.8 138.2 138.9 0.4 0.9 0.5 2.3 3.0 3.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair

135.1 137.4 138.0 0.4 0.9 0.4 2.8 2.2 2.1

Production, transportation, and material moving

135.1 138.6 139.6 0.4 0.8 0.7 2.8 3.0 3.3

Production

132.5 135.3 136.2 0.5 0.5 0.7 2.4 2.7 2.8

Transportation and material moving

138.3 142.4 143.5 0.4 1.0 0.8 3.3 3.3 3.8

Service occupations

137.2 140.8 142.0 0.7 0.7 0.9 3.4 3.4 3.5

Industry

Goods-producing industries(4)

131.9 135.2 135.8 0.5 0.8 0.4 2.3 3.0 3.0

Manufacturing

131.6 134.5 135.3 0.5 0.5 0.6 2.1 2.8 2.8

Service-providing industries(5)

135.6 138.6 139.2 0.4 0.8 0.4 3.0 2.7 2.7

Education and health services

135.2 138.0 138.7 0.7 1.1 0.5 2.8 2.8 2.6

Educational services

135.7 138.9 139.4 0.6 1.6 0.4 2.6 3.0 2.7

Elementary and secondary schools

135.8 139.1 139.6 0.7 1.8 0.4 2.8 3.1 2.8

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

135.7 138.6 139.3 0.7 1.2 0.5 2.5 2.9 2.7

Health care and social assistance

134.7 137.2 137.9 0.7 0.7 0.5 2.9 2.5 2.4

Hospitals

135.0 137.6 138.5 0.9 0.7 0.7 2.5 2.8 2.6

Nursing and residential care facilities

131.6 133.9 134.5 0.7 0.6 0.4 2.9 2.4 2.2

Public administration

139.2 142.5 143.4 0.7 1.1 0.6 2.6 3.0 3.0

Footnotes
(1) Includes wages, salaries, and employer costs for employee benefits.
(2) Includes workers in the private nonfarm economy except those in private households, and workers in the public sector, except the federal government.
(3) The index for this series is not strictly comparable with other series in this table.
(4) Includes mining, construction, and manufacturing.
(5) 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.

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

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Last Modified Date: January 31, 2020