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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.
2019
Jun.
2020
Sep.
2020
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Sep.
2019
Jun.
2020
Sep.
2020
Sep.
2019
Jun.
2020
Sep.
2020

All workers(2)

138.1 140.6 141.4 0.9 0.4 0.6 2.8 2.7 2.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(3)

138.2 140.7 141.5 0.8 0.5 0.6 2.8 2.6 2.4

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

137.3 139.2 140.0 0.8 0.3 0.6 2.5 2.2 2.0

Management, business, and financial

138.5 140.5 141.0 0.7 0.5 0.4 2.6 2.2 1.8

Professional and related

136.6 138.5 139.5 0.8 0.1 0.7 2.4 2.2 2.1

Sales and office

138.9 141.9 142.4 1.0 0.6 0.4 3.0 3.2 2.5

Sales and related

134.3 137.8 137.9 1.4 0.7 0.1 2.9 4.0 2.7

Office and administrative support

141.7 144.3 145.1 0.8 0.6 0.6 3.0 2.6 2.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

137.8 140.3 141.0 0.9 0.4 0.5 2.6 2.7 2.3

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

138.2 140.1 140.8 0.9 -0.2 0.5 3.0 2.3 1.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair

137.4 140.5 141.4 0.9 1.2 0.6 2.2 3.2 2.9

Production, transportation, and material moving

138.6 142.1 143.1 0.8 0.8 0.7 3.0 3.3 3.2

Production

135.3 138.7 139.5 0.5 0.9 0.6 2.7 3.0 3.1

Transportation and material moving

142.4 146.0 147.2 1.0 0.6 0.8 3.3 3.5 3.4

Service occupations

140.8 144.4 145.5 0.7 0.6 0.8 3.4 3.3 3.3

Industry

Goods-producing industries(4)

135.2 137.8 138.2 0.8 0.8 0.3 3.0 2.8 2.2

Manufacturing

134.5 137.2 137.6 0.5 0.7 0.3 2.8 2.5 2.3

Service-providing industries(5)

138.6 141.2 142.0 0.8 0.4 0.6 2.7 2.7 2.5

Education and health services

138.0 139.6 141.0 1.1 0.1 1.0 2.8 2.3 2.2

Educational services

138.9 140.5 141.8 1.6 0.3 0.9 3.0 2.8 2.1

Elementary and secondary schools

139.1 140.6 142.3 1.8 0.3 1.2 3.1 2.9 2.3

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

138.6 140.3 140.6 1.2 0.3 0.2 2.9 2.5 1.4

Health care and social assistance

137.2 138.7 140.2 0.7 -0.2 1.1 2.5 1.8 2.2

Hospitals

137.6 140.3 140.9 0.7 0.6 0.4 2.8 2.6 2.4

Nursing and residential care facilities

133.9 136.4 137.4 0.6 0.6 0.7 2.4 2.5 2.6

Public administration

142.5 145.0 146.2 1.1 0.3 0.8 3.0 2.9 2.6

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 30, 2020