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.
2017
Jun.
2018
Sep.
2018
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Sep.
2017
Jun.
2018
Sep.
2018
Sep.
2017
Jun.
2018
Sep.
2018

All workers(2)

130.7 133.3 134.4 0.8 0.6 0.8 2.5 2.8 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(3)

130.9 133.6 134.5 0.7 0.7 0.7 2.5 2.8 2.8

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

130.7 132.9 133.9 0.6 0.5 0.8 2.3 2.3 2.4

Management, business, and financial

131.6 134.1 135.0 0.6 0.5 0.7 2.8 2.5 2.6

Professional and related

130.2 132.3 133.4 0.6 0.5 0.8 2.0 2.2 2.5

Sales and office

130.4 133.6 134.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 2.4 3.4 3.5

Sales and related

125.8 128.6 130.5 1.3 0.6 1.5 2.4 3.5 3.7

Office and administrative support

133.1 136.6 137.6 0.6 1.0 0.7 2.4 3.3 3.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

131.0 133.7 134.3 0.7 1.1 0.4 2.7 2.8 2.5

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

131.3 133.6 134.2 0.7 0.9 0.4 2.9 2.5 2.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair

130.8 133.8 134.5 0.8 1.4 0.5 2.6 3.1 2.8

Production, transportation, and material moving

130.9 133.6 134.5 1.2 0.5 0.7 3.2 3.2 2.8

Production

128.8 131.3 131.8 1.1 0.6 0.4 3.0 3.1 2.3

Transportation and material moving

133.4 136.4 137.8 1.1 0.4 1.0 3.5 3.4 3.3

Service occupations

131.8 134.9 136.2 0.7 0.5 1.0 2.6 3.1 3.3

Industry

Goods-producing industries(4)

128.4 130.9 131.3 0.9 0.8 0.3 2.6 2.8 2.3

Manufacturing

128.4 130.8 130.9 1.0 0.6 0.1 2.6 2.9 1.9

Service-providing industries(5)

131.1 133.8 135.0 0.7 0.7 0.9 2.5 2.8 3.0

Education and health services

130.8 132.9 134.3 0.7 0.5 1.1 2.0 2.3 2.7

Educational services

131.6 133.0 134.9 1.2 0.3 1.4 2.3 2.3 2.5

Elementary and secondary schools

131.4 132.9 134.9 1.2 0.3 1.5 2.3 2.4 2.7

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

131.8 133.3 134.7 1.1 0.4 1.1 2.3 2.2 2.2

Health care and social assistance

130.1 132.7 133.8 0.3 0.5 0.8 1.9 2.3 2.8

Hospitals

131.0 133.1 133.8 0.5 0.5 0.5 2.2 2.1 2.1

Nursing and residential care facilities

127.2 129.9 130.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 2.5 2.9 2.8

Public administration

134.7 136.7 138.3 0.7 0.4 1.2 2.3 2.2 2.7

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

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