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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.
2021
Jun.
2022
Sep.
2022
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Sep.
2021
Jun.
2022
Sep.
2022
Sep.
2021
Jun.
2022
Sep.
2022

All workers(2)

146.7 152.1 154.1 1.4 1.3 1.3 3.7 5.1 5.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(3)

146.3 151.8 153.9 1.2 1.1 1.4 3.4 5.0 5.2

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

144.2 148.4 150.3 1.3 1.0 1.3 3.0 4.3 4.2

Management, business, and financial

145.5 150.1 151.1 1.5 1.4 0.7 3.2 4.7 3.8

Professional and related

143.4 147.5 149.8 1.2 0.8 1.6 2.8 4.1 4.5

Sales and office

148.7 155.7 157.5 1.3 2.0 1.2 4.4 6.1 5.9

Sales and related

145.8 153.8 155.2 1.4 2.5 0.9 5.7 7.0 6.4

Office and administrative support

150.3 156.5 158.5 1.2 1.5 1.3 3.6 5.4 5.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

145.7 150.6 152.2 0.9 1.2 1.1 3.3 4.3 4.5

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

145.7 150.3 151.8 0.8 1.0 1.0 3.5 4.0 4.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair

145.8 151.0 152.6 1.0 1.5 1.1 3.1 4.6 4.7

Production, transportation, and material moving

149.3 155.4 157.3 1.5 1.2 1.2 4.3 5.6 5.4

Production

145.8 151.8 153.6 1.3 1.3 1.2 4.5 5.5 5.3

Transportation and material moving

153.3 159.6 161.7 1.5 1.0 1.3 4.1 5.7 5.5

Service occupations

153.2 161.0 164.0 1.9 1.4 1.9 5.3 7.0 7.0

Industry

Goods-producing industries(4)

142.9 148.2 149.4 0.9 1.4 0.8 3.4 4.7 4.5

Manufacturing

142.5 148.0 149.1 1.2 1.2 0.7 3.6 5.1 4.6

Service-providing industries(5)

147.3 152.8 154.9 1.4 1.3 1.4 3.7 5.2 5.2

Education and health services

145.1 149.4 152.4 1.4 0.8 2.0 2.9 4.4 5.0

Educational services

145.2 147.7 151.4 1.5 0.5 2.5 2.4 3.3 4.3

Elementary and secondary schools

145.7 147.8 151.9 1.5 0.3 2.8 2.4 2.9 4.3

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

143.9 146.7 150.1 1.6 0.6 2.3 2.3 3.6 4.3

Health care and social assistance

145.0 151.2 153.4 1.3 1.1 1.5 3.4 5.6 5.8

Hospitals

145.4 151.6 153.7 1.0 1.1 1.4 3.2 5.3 5.7

Nursing and residential care facilities

143.8 151.0 154.0 1.7 1.5 2.0 4.7 6.8 7.1

Public administration

149.6 154.0 157.4 1.1 0.7 2.2 2.3 4.1 5.2

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

Last Modified Date: October 28, 2022