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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
Sep.
2018
Jun.
2019
Sep.
2019
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Sep.
2018
Jun.
2019
Sep.
2019
Sep.
2018
Jun.
2019
Sep.
2019

All workers(2)

134.4 136.9 138.1 0.8 0.5 0.9 2.8 2.7 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(3)

134.5 137.1 138.2 0.7 0.6 0.8 2.8 2.6 2.8

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

133.9 136.2 137.3 0.8 0.6 0.8 2.4 2.5 2.5

Management, business, and financial

135.0 137.5 138.5 0.7 0.7 0.7 2.6 2.5 2.6

Professional and related

133.4 135.5 136.6 0.8 0.5 0.8 2.5 2.4 2.4

Sales and office

134.9 137.5 138.9 1.0 0.5 1.0 3.5 2.9 3.0

Sales and related

130.5 132.5 134.3 1.5 0.2 1.4 3.7 3.0 2.9

Office and administrative support

137.6 140.6 141.7 0.7 0.6 0.8 3.4 2.9 3.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

134.3 136.6 137.8 0.4 0.6 0.9 2.5 2.2 2.6

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

134.2 137.0 138.2 0.4 0.9 0.9 2.2 2.5 3.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair

134.5 136.2 137.4 0.5 0.4 0.9 2.8 1.8 2.2

Production, transportation, and material moving

134.5 137.5 138.6 0.7 0.5 0.8 2.8 2.9 3.0

Production

131.8 134.6 135.3 0.4 0.7 0.5 2.3 2.5 2.7

Transportation and material moving

137.8 141.0 142.4 1.0 0.4 1.0 3.3 3.4 3.3

Service occupations

136.2 139.8 140.8 1.0 0.8 0.7 3.3 3.6 3.4

Industry

Goods-producing industries(4)

131.3 134.1 135.2 0.3 0.8 0.8 2.3 2.4 3.0

Manufacturing

130.9 133.8 134.5 0.1 0.7 0.5 1.9 2.3 2.8

Service-providing industries(5)

135.0 137.5 138.6 0.9 0.6 0.8 3.0 2.8 2.7

Education and health services

134.3 136.5 138.0 1.1 0.5 1.1 2.7 2.7 2.8

Educational services

134.9 136.7 138.9 1.4 0.4 1.6 2.5 2.8 3.0

Elementary and secondary schools

134.9 136.7 139.1 1.5 0.3 1.8 2.7 2.9 3.1

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

134.7 136.9 138.6 1.1 0.4 1.2 2.2 2.7 2.9

Health care and social assistance

133.8 136.2 137.2 0.8 0.5 0.7 2.8 2.6 2.5

Hospitals

133.8 136.7 137.6 0.5 0.6 0.7 2.1 2.7 2.8

Nursing and residential care facilities

130.7 133.1 133.9 0.6 0.6 0.6 2.8 2.5 2.4

Public administration

138.3 140.9 142.5 1.2 0.4 1.1 2.7 3.1 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: October 31, 2019