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

All workers

134.4 137.4 138.0 0.4 0.7 0.4 3.0 2.7 2.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

134.5 137.5 138.1 0.4 0.7 0.4 2.8 2.7 2.7

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

133.8 136.4 136.8 0.4 0.6 0.3 2.5 2.3 2.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

133.1 135.7 136.1 0.4 0.6 0.3 2.5 2.3 2.3

Management, business, and financial

135.2 138.1 138.4 0.4 0.6 0.2 2.7 2.5 2.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

134.2 137.1 137.4 0.4 0.6 0.2 2.5 2.5 2.4

Professional and related

132.8 135.1 135.6 0.4 0.5 0.4 2.5 2.1 2.1

Sales and office

135.0 138.4 138.8 0.4 0.9 0.3 3.8 3.0 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

137.1 140.4 140.9 0.4 0.6 0.4 3.5 2.9 2.8

Sales and related

130.8 134.2 134.5 0.3 1.4 0.2 4.2 2.9 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

135.2 138.4 139.0 0.4 0.4 0.4 3.6 2.7 2.8

Office and administrative support

138.0 141.4 141.9 0.5 0.6 0.4 3.5 3.0 2.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

134.5 137.3 137.9 0.4 0.8 0.4 2.5 2.5 2.5

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

134.4 137.9 138.6 0.4 0.9 0.5 2.1 3.1 3.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair

134.6 136.7 137.3 0.5 0.8 0.4 2.8 2.1 2.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

134.7 138.1 139.2 0.4 0.7 0.8 2.8 3.0 3.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

134.7 138.0 139.0 0.6 0.6 0.7 2.8 3.1 3.2

Production

132.3 135.1 136.0 0.6 0.5 0.7 2.4 2.7 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

132.6 135.5 136.4 0.6 0.5 0.7 2.4 2.8 2.9

Transportation and material moving

137.8 142.0 143.2 0.3 0.9 0.8 3.3 3.3 3.9

Service occupations

135.6 139.2 140.6 0.8 0.5 1.0 3.6 3.5 3.7

Industry and occupational group

Goods-producing industries(3)

131.9 135.1 135.8 0.5 0.7 0.5 2.3 3.0 3.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

132.2 135.3 135.9 0.5 0.6 0.4 2.2 2.8 2.8

Management, professional, and related

130.0 132.9 133.3 0.5 0.5 0.3 2.3 2.7 2.5

Sales and office

134.2 138.9 139.9 0.5 1.8 0.7 3.7 4.0 4.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

133.8 137.3 137.8 0.4 0.9 0.4 2.1 3.0 3.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

131.2 134.2 135.2 0.5 0.6 0.7 1.9 2.8 3.0

Construction

132.4 136.4 137.0 0.5 1.3 0.4 2.8 3.5 3.5

Manufacturing

131.6 134.5 135.3 0.5 0.5 0.6 2.1 2.8 2.8

Management, professional, and related

131.1 133.9 134.4 0.5 0.5 0.4 2.0 2.6 2.5

Sales and office occupations

135.4 138.8 139.9 0.5 0.5 0.8 3.1 3.0 3.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

132.1 134.6 135.2 0.3 0.5 0.4 1.1 2.2 2.3

Production, transportation, and material moving

130.8 133.9 134.9 0.5 0.7 0.7 1.9 2.9 3.1

Aircraft manufacturing

120.3 122.4 122.3 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 -6.7 1.5 1.7

Service-providing industries(4)

135.2 138.1 138.7 0.4 0.7 0.4 3.2 2.6 2.6

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

135.3 138.2 138.8 0.4 0.6 0.4 3.0 2.6 2.6

Management, professional, and related

134.6 137.1 137.5 0.4 0.6 0.3 2.7 2.2 2.2

Sales and office

135.1 138.4 138.7 0.4 0.9 0.2 3.8 2.9 2.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

135.5 137.4 138.2 0.5 0.7 0.6 3.1 1.9 2.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

138.7 142.6 143.8 0.4 0.8 0.8 3.7 3.2 3.7

Service occupations

135.6 139.2 140.6 0.8 0.6 1.0 3.6 3.5 3.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

136.8 140.1 140.7 0.2 0.6 0.4 3.4 2.6 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

137.3 140.7 141.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 3.3 2.9 3.0

Wholesale trade

133.0 134.8 134.9 0.6 0.7 0.1 3.4 2.0 1.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

135.4 138.2 139.0 0.2 0.5 0.6 2.9 2.3 2.7

Retail trade

137.3 140.9 141.7 0.1 0.4 0.6 3.4 2.8 3.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

136.2 139.5 140.2 0.4 0.4 0.5 3.6 2.9 2.9

Transportation and warehousing

139.3 143.8 144.8 0.0 1.1 0.7 3.5 3.2 3.9

Utilities

145.0 149.9 150.4 0.1 0.2 0.3 2.7 3.5 3.7

Information

134.3 135.3 135.7 -0.1 0.4 0.3 4.6 0.7 1.0

Financial activities

134.2 138.0 138.2 0.2 1.0 0.1 3.3 3.1 3.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

134.8 138.0 138.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 3.3 2.8 2.7

Finance and insurance

134.5 138.5 138.6 0.1 1.0 0.1 3.4 3.1 3.0

Credit intermediation and related activities

132.5 137.0 137.1 0.2 1.2 0.1 2.9 3.6 3.5

Excluding incentive paid

136.9 140.9 141.0 0.1 0.7 0.1 3.1 3.1 3.0

Insurance carriers and related activities

135.7 139.6 139.6 -0.1 0.4 0.0 2.3 2.7 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

135.2 138.4 138.8 0.1 0.0 0.3 2.8 2.5 2.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

133.1 135.9 136.3 0.8 0.7 0.3 2.9 2.9 2.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

136.7 139.4 140.1 0.9 0.5 0.5 3.3 2.9 2.5

Professional and business services

135.2 138.3 138.7 0.3 0.7 0.3 2.5 2.6 2.6

Professional, scientific, and technical services

137.5 140.4 140.5 0.1 0.6 0.1 2.5 2.3 2.2

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

132.0 135.0 135.8 0.6 0.6 0.6 2.7 2.9 2.9

Education and health services

134.1 136.6 137.2 0.6 0.8 0.4 2.8 2.5 2.3

Educational services

134.4 137.3 137.6 0.4 1.6 0.2 2.5 2.6 2.4

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

136.2 138.9 139.5 0.5 1.2 0.4 2.8 2.5 2.4

Health care and social assistance

134.1 136.4 137.1 0.7 0.6 0.5 3.0 2.4 2.2

Hospitals

134.7 137.1 138.0 1.0 0.5 0.7 2.6 2.8 2.4

Nursing and residential care facilities

129.9 132.2 132.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 2.7 2.5 2.2

Nursing care facilities(2)

129.7 131.4 132.1 0.9 0.4 0.5 2.7 2.2 1.9

Leisure and hospitality

135.7 138.4 140.0 1.3 0.4 1.2 4.1 3.3 3.2

Accommodations and food service

136.3 140.0 141.6 1.1 0.6 1.1 3.9 3.9 3.9

Other services, except public administration

135.0 138.0 139.2 0.7 0.1 0.9 2.8 3.0 3.1

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

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Last Modified Date: January 31, 2020