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)
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                                               |  Indexes (Dec. 2005 = |           Percent changes for–          
                                               |          100)         |                                         
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                                               |       |       |       |                    |                    
          Occupational group and industry      |       |       |       |   3-months ended–  |  12-months ended–  
                                                                        _________________________________________
                                               |  Sep. |  June |  Sep. |                    |                    
                                               |  2016 |  2017 |  2017 |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |       |       |       | Sep. | June | Sep. | Sep. | June | Sep. 
                                               |       |       |       | 2016 | 2017 | 2017 | 2016 | 2017 | 2017 
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                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                 Civilian workers              |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
    All workers(2).............................| 127.5 | 129.7 | 130.7 |   0.6|   0.5|   0.8|   2.3|   2.4|   2.5
        Excluding incentive paid occupations(3)| 127.7 | 130.0 | 130.9 |    .6|    .5|    .7|   2.4|   2.4|   2.5
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                Occupational group             |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Management, professional, and related....| 127.7 | 129.9 | 130.7 |    .7|    .6|    .6|   2.0|   2.4|   2.3
        Management, business, and financial....| 128.0 | 130.8 | 131.6 |    .8|    .8|    .6|   1.9|   3.0|   2.8
        Professional and related...............| 127.6 | 129.4 | 130.2 |    .7|    .5|    .6|   2.1|   2.1|   2.0
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Sales and office.........................| 127.3 | 129.2 | 130.4 |    .2|    .5|    .9|   2.6|   1.7|   2.4
        Sales and related......................| 122.8 | 124.2 | 125.8 |   -.4|    .4|   1.3|   2.2|    .7|   2.4
        Office and administrative support......| 130.0 | 132.3 | 133.1 |    .6|    .5|    .6|   2.8|   2.4|   2.4
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Natural resources, construction, and     |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
       maintenance.............................| 127.5 | 130.1 | 131.0 |    .4|    .9|    .7|   2.0|   2.4|   2.7
        Construction, extraction, farming,     |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
         fishing, and forestry.................| 127.6 | 130.4 | 131.3 |    .2|    .8|    .7|   2.2|   2.4|   2.9
        Installation, maintenance, and repair..| 127.5 | 129.8 | 130.8 |    .6|   1.2|    .8|   1.8|   2.4|   2.6
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Production, transportation, and material |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
       moving..................................| 126.8 | 129.4 | 130.9 |    .7|    .6|   1.2|   2.7|   2.8|   3.2
        Production.............................| 125.0 | 127.4 | 128.8 |    .6|    .6|   1.1|   2.6|   2.6|   3.0
        Transportation and material moving.....| 128.9 | 131.9 | 133.4 |    .7|    .6|   1.1|   2.6|   3.0|   3.5
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Service occupations......................| 128.4 | 130.9 | 131.8 |    .9|    .5|    .7|   3.0|   2.9|   2.6
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                     Industry                  |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Goods-producing industries(4)............| 125.2 | 127.3 | 128.4 |    .4|    .6|    .9|   2.2|   2.1|   2.6
        Manufacturing..........................| 125.1 | 127.1 | 128.4 |    .5|    .6|   1.0|   2.5|   2.1|   2.6
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Service-providing industries(5)..........| 127.9 | 130.2 | 131.1 |    .6|    .6|    .7|   2.3|   2.4|   2.5
        Education and health services..........| 128.2 | 129.9 | 130.8 |    .9|    .4|    .7|   2.3|   2.3|   2.0
          Educational services.................| 128.6 | 130.0 | 131.6 |   1.3|    .2|   1.2|   2.5|   2.4|   2.3
            Elementary and secondary schools...| 128.5 | 129.8 | 131.4 |   1.6|    .2|   1.2|   2.8|   2.6|   2.3
            Junior colleges, colleges,         |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
             universities, and professional    |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
             schools...........................| 128.8 | 130.4 | 131.8 |   1.1|    .0|   1.1|   1.9|   2.4|   2.3
          Health care and social assistance(6) | 127.7 | 129.7 | 130.1 |    .5|    .5|    .3|   1.9|   2.0|   1.9
            Hospitals..........................| 128.2 | 130.4 | 131.0 |    .5|    .5|    .5|   2.2|   2.2|   2.2
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
            Nursing and residential care       |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
             facilities........................| 124.1 | 126.3 | 127.2 |    .6|    .5|    .7|   2.2|   2.4|   2.5
        Public administration..................| 131.7 | 133.7 | 134.7 |   1.0|    .4|    .7|   2.5|   2.5|   2.3
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      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.
      6 Includes ambulatory health care services and social assistance, not shown separately.

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