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
Mar.
2018
Dec.
2018
Mar.
2019
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Mar.
2018
Dec.
2018
Mar.
2019
Mar.
2018
Dec.
2018
Mar.
2019

All workers(2)

132.5 135.0 136.2 1.0 0.4 0.9 2.7 2.9 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(3)

132.7 135.2 136.3 0.9 0.5 0.8 2.6 2.8 2.7

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

132.2 134.5 135.4 0.8 0.4 0.7 2.4 2.5 2.4

Management, business, and financial

133.4 135.5 136.5 1.1 0.4 0.7 2.9 2.7 2.3

Professional and related

131.6 134.0 134.8 0.6 0.4 0.6 2.3 2.4 2.4

Sales and office

132.4 135.5 136.8 1.4 0.4 1.0 3.0 3.8 3.3

Sales and related

127.8 131.0 132.2 1.7 0.4 0.9 3.3 4.2 3.4

Office and administrative support

135.2 138.3 139.7 1.1 0.5 1.0 2.7 3.4 3.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

132.2 135.0 135.8 0.5 0.5 0.6 2.6 2.6 2.7

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

132.4 134.8 135.8 0.5 0.4 0.7 2.3 2.3 2.6

Installation, maintenance, and repair

132.0 135.1 135.7 0.5 0.4 0.4 2.9 2.8 2.8

Production, transportation, and material moving

132.9 135.1 136.8 1.1 0.4 1.3 3.3 2.8 2.9

Production

130.5 132.5 133.7 0.9 0.5 0.9 3.0 2.4 2.5

Transportation and material moving

135.8 138.3 140.4 1.4 0.4 1.5 3.6 3.3 3.4

Service occupations

134.2 137.2 138.7 1.1 0.7 1.1 3.0 3.4 3.4

Industry

Goods-producing industries(4)

129.9 131.9 133.1 0.8 0.5 0.9 2.7 2.3 2.5

Manufacturing

130.0 131.6 132.9 0.9 0.5 1.0 2.8 2.1 2.2

Service-providing industries(5)

132.9 135.6 136.7 1.0 0.4 0.8 2.7 3.0 2.9

Education and health services

132.3 135.2 135.8 0.6 0.7 0.4 2.2 2.8 2.6

Educational services

132.6 135.7 136.2 0.3 0.6 0.4 2.2 2.6 2.7

Elementary and secondary schools

132.5 135.8 136.3 0.3 0.7 0.4 2.3 2.8 2.9

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

132.8 135.7 136.3 0.3 0.7 0.4 1.8 2.5 2.6

Health care and social assistance

132.1 134.7 135.5 0.9 0.7 0.6 2.3 2.9 2.6

Hospitals

132.4 135.0 135.9 0.5 0.9 0.7 2.0 2.5 2.6

Nursing and residential care facilities

129.1 131.6 132.3 0.9 0.7 0.5 2.7 2.9 2.5

Public administration

136.2 139.2 140.4 0.4 0.7 0.9 2.3 2.6 3.1

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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