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Table 5. Compensation (not seasonally adjusted): Employment Cost Index for total compensation, for private industry workers, by occupational group and industry

Table 5. Employment Cost Index for total compensation(1), for private industry 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

146.4 152.4 154.0 1.4 1.5 1.0 4.1 5.5 5.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

145.9 152.1 153.7 1.1 1.3 1.1 3.6 5.4 5.3

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

143.5 148.5 149.6 1.3 1.3 0.7 3.2 4.8 4.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

142.1 147.4 148.7 0.9 1.1 0.9 2.7 4.7 4.6

Management, business, and financial

145.3 150.2 150.9 1.4 1.6 0.5 3.3 4.8 3.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

142.9 148.4 149.5 0.8 1.1 0.7 2.4 4.7 4.6

Professional and related

142.2 147.1 148.7 1.2 1.0 1.1 3.2 4.7 4.6

Sales and office

148.5 155.8 157.4 1.3 2.1 1.0 4.7 6.3 6.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

149.5 156.9 158.8 1.0 1.6 1.2 3.9 6.0 6.2

Sales and related

145.7 153.8 155.1 1.4 2.6 0.8 5.7 7.0 6.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

148.2 157.0 159.2 0.7 1.5 1.4 4.2 6.7 7.4

Office and administrative support

150.2 156.9 158.7 1.2 1.7 1.1 3.7 5.7 5.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

145.5 150.4 151.8 0.9 1.3 0.9 3.5 4.3 4.3

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

145.5 150.1 151.4 0.8 1.1 0.9 3.6 4.0 4.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair

145.4 150.8 152.2 0.9 1.5 0.9 3.3 4.6 4.7

Production, transportation, and material moving

149.0 155.2 157.0 1.5 1.2 1.2 4.4 5.7 5.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

148.6 154.9 156.6 1.4 1.2 1.1 4.3 5.7 5.4

Production

145.7 151.8 153.5 1.4 1.3 1.1 4.6 5.6 5.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

146.1 152.4 154.0 1.4 1.3 1.0 4.5 5.8 5.4

Transportation and material moving

153.2 159.4 161.3 1.6 1.1 1.2 4.3 5.7 5.3

Service occupations

153.1 162.1 164.9 2.0 1.7 1.7 6.1 8.0 7.7

Industry and occupational group

Goods-producing industries(3)

142.8 148.2 149.4 0.9 1.4 0.8 3.3 4.7 4.6

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

142.9 148.1 149.3 1.0 1.2 0.8 3.5 4.7 4.5

Management, professional, and related

138.5 143.2 143.4 0.6 0.8 0.1 2.4 4.0 3.5

Sales and office

146.6 153.9 155.4 0.3 4.0 1.0 2.8 5.3 6.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

144.9 149.4 150.8 1.0 1.2 0.9 3.6 4.1 4.1

Production, transportation, and material moving

144.1 150.2 152.0 1.4 1.3 1.2 4.3 5.7 5.5

Construction

143.9 149.0 150.2 0.4 2.0 0.8 3.0 4.0 4.4

Manufacturing

142.5 148.0 149.1 1.2 1.2 0.7 3.6 5.1 4.6

Management, professional, and related

139.8 144.6 144.7 0.8 0.8 0.1 2.6 4.3 3.5

Sales and office occupations

145.0 151.1 153.2 1.0 1.5 1.4 3.6 5.3 5.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

143.3 147.5 148.5 1.3 1.2 0.7 3.7 4.2 3.6

Production, transportation, and material moving

143.8 149.9 151.7 1.4 1.4 1.2 4.3 5.7 5.5

Aircraft manufacturing

136.8 141.8 130.8 9.0 0.6 -7.8 11.2 13.0 -4.4

Service-providing industries(4)

147.4 153.7 155.3 1.4 1.6 1.0 4.2 5.8 5.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

146.9 153.3 155.0 1.2 1.4 1.1 3.7 5.7 5.5

Management, professional, and related

144.4 149.4 150.7 1.4 1.4 0.9 3.3 4.9 4.4

Sales and office

148.7 156.0 157.6 1.4 1.9 1.0 4.9 6.4 6.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

146.4 151.9 153.3 0.8 1.5 0.9 3.2 4.6 4.7

Production, transportation, and material moving

154.4 160.7 162.6 1.5 1.0 1.2 4.5 5.7 5.3

Service occupations

153.1 162.1 164.9 2.0 1.7 1.7 6.1 8.0 7.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

150.1 157.6 158.8 1.2 1.5 0.8 4.4 6.3 5.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

150.2 157.2 158.8 1.1 1.3 1.0 3.9 5.9 5.7

Wholesale trade

143.9 151.5 152.2 1.1 1.8 0.5 4.3 6.5 5.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

146.1 152.9 154.7 1.0 1.3 1.2 3.5 5.7 5.9

Retail trade

152.3 161.7 163.2 1.3 1.8 0.9 5.3 7.6 7.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

150.8 159.7 161.6 1.3 1.7 1.2 4.9 7.3 7.2

Transportation and warehousing

153.0 157.0 158.4 1.3 0.4 0.9 3.2 3.9 3.5

Utilities

157.8 161.9 163.1 0.6 0.7 0.7 2.9 3.3 3.4

Information

143.9 149.2 150.6 1.1 1.4 0.9 3.5 4.8 4.7

Financial activities

147.6 152.5 152.9 1.8 2.7 0.3 4.5 5.2 3.6

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

144.8 152.1 153.2 0.6 1.9 0.7 2.3 5.7 5.8

Finance and insurance

148.8 153.1 153.3 1.9 2.9 0.1 5.0 4.9 3.0

Credit intermediation and related activities

152.8 154.3 153.7 5.2 3.9 -0.4 8.6 6.3 0.6

Excluding incentive paid

147.5 155.1 157.0 0.7 2.0 1.2 2.4 5.9 6.4

Insurance carriers and related activities

146.4 153.4 154.4 0.5 2.2 0.7 2.6 5.4 5.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

144.8 151.4 152.1 0.4 1.7 0.5 2.0 5.0 5.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

142.2 149.9 151.1 1.1 2.0 0.8 2.4 6.6 6.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

146.5 154.0 155.1 1.1 2.0 0.7 2.7 6.3 5.9

Professional and business services

146.7 152.4 154.1 1.5 1.5 1.1 3.7 5.4 5.0

Professional, scientific, and technical services

148.4 153.5 155.5 1.7 1.6 1.3 3.8 5.2 4.8

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

145.6 152.7 154.1 1.4 1.5 0.9 4.7 6.3 5.8

Education and health services

144.2 150.1 152.2 1.4 1.2 1.4 3.4 5.6 5.5

Educational services

143.6 147.4 149.9 2.1 1.4 1.7 2.9 4.8 4.4

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

144.1 147.1 149.8 1.8 0.9 1.8 2.6 3.9 4.0

Health care and social assistance

144.3 150.6 152.7 1.3 1.1 1.4 3.5 5.7 5.8

Hospitals

145.0 151.5 153.4 1.0 1.1 1.3 3.3 5.5 5.8

Nursing and residential care facilities

142.4 149.9 152.7 1.8 1.6 1.9 4.9 7.1 7.2

Nursing care facilities(2)

141.8 149.2 152.1 1.8 1.8 1.9 5.1 7.1 7.3

Leisure and hospitality

154.1 162.4 165.2 2.3 1.6 1.7 6.9 7.8 7.2

Accommodation and food service

157.1 166.1 168.8 2.3 1.7 1.6 7.2 8.1 7.4

Other services, except public administration

148.4 154.1 155.8 1.4 1.0 1.1 4.7 5.3 5.0

Footnotes
(1) Includes wages, salaries, and employer costs for employee benefits.
(2) The index for this series is not strictly comparable with other series in this table.
(3) Includes mining, construction, and manufacturing.
(4) 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; and other services, except public administration.

SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Compensation Survey

Last Modified Date: October 28, 2022