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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
Mar.
2021
Dec.
2021
Mar.
2022
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Mar.
2021
Dec.
2021
Mar.
2022
Mar.
2021
Dec.
2021
Mar.
2022

All workers(2)

143.7 147.9 150.2 1.1 0.8 1.6 2.6 4.0 4.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(3)

143.5 147.8 150.1 0.8 1.0 1.6 2.5 3.9 4.6

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

141.5 145.0 146.9 0.7 0.6 1.3 1.9 3.2 3.8

Management, business, and financial

142.3 146.0 148.0 0.7 0.3 1.4 1.8 3.3 4.0

Professional and related

141.1 144.5 146.3 0.7 0.8 1.2 2.0 3.1 3.7

Sales and office

146.4 150.1 152.7 1.9 0.9 1.7 3.8 4.5 4.3

Sales and related

144.3 147.2 150.0 3.3 1.0 1.9 5.4 5.4 4.0

Office and administrative support

147.3 151.6 154.2 0.9 0.9 1.7 2.6 3.8 4.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

143.0 147.0 148.8 0.9 0.9 1.2 2.4 3.7 4.1

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

142.7 146.9 148.8 0.8 0.8 1.3 1.6 3.7 4.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair

143.4 147.1 148.8 1.1 0.9 1.2 3.2 3.7 3.8

Production, transportation, and material moving

145.5 151.1 153.6 0.9 1.2 1.7 3.2 4.8 5.6

Production

141.9 147.5 149.9 1.0 1.2 1.6 3.2 5.0 5.6

Transportation and material moving

149.6 155.5 158.0 0.7 1.4 1.6 3.1 4.7 5.6

Service occupations

148.5 155.6 158.7 1.2 1.6 2.0 3.5 6.1 6.9

Industry

Goods-producing industries(4)

140.0 144.0 146.2 0.7 0.8 1.5 2.4 3.6 4.4

Manufacturing

139.4 143.5 146.2 0.6 0.7 1.9 2.3 3.6 4.9

Service-providing industries(5)

144.4 148.7 150.9 1.1 1.0 1.5 2.7 4.1 4.5

Education and health services

142.4 146.5 148.2 0.5 1.0 1.2 2.1 3.4 4.1

Educational services

142.7 145.9 147.0 0.2 0.5 0.8 1.9 2.5 3.0

Elementary and secondary schools

143.3 146.3 147.4 0.2 0.4 0.8 2.2 2.3 2.9

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

141.2 144.8 145.8 0.1 0.6 0.7 0.9 2.6 3.3

Health care and social assistance

142.2 147.3 149.5 0.9 1.6 1.5 2.3 4.5 5.1

Hospitals

143.0 147.7 150.0 1.0 1.6 1.6 2.6 4.3 4.9

Nursing and residential care facilities

139.9 146.4 148.8 1.0 1.8 1.6 3.2 5.7 6.4

Public administration

147.4 150.6 152.9 0.4 0.7 1.5 1.9 2.6 3.7

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: April 29, 2022