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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
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

143.3 147.8 150.2 1.2 1.0 1.6 2.8 4.4 4.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

143.0 147.6 150.1 1.0 1.2 1.7 2.6 4.2 5.0

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

140.7 144.4 146.6 0.9 0.6 1.5 2.0 3.5 4.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

140.1 143.4 145.8 0.9 0.9 1.7 2.0 3.3 4.1

Management, business, and financial

142.0 145.8 147.9 0.7 0.3 1.4 1.8 3.4 4.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

141.1 144.0 146.8 0.9 0.8 1.9 1.9 2.9 4.0

Professional and related

139.7 143.4 145.6 0.9 0.8 1.5 2.1 3.6 4.2

Sales and office

146.1 149.9 152.6 2.0 0.9 1.8 3.9 4.7 4.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

146.5 151.6 154.4 1.0 1.4 1.8 3.0 4.6 5.4

Sales and related

144.3 147.1 149.9 3.4 1.0 1.9 5.5 5.4 3.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

145.3 151.5 154.7 1.0 2.2 2.1 3.5 5.3 6.5

Office and administrative support

147.1 151.7 154.3 1.0 1.0 1.7 2.7 4.2 4.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

142.7 146.7 148.4 1.0 0.8 1.2 2.4 3.8 4.0

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

142.4 146.6 148.4 0.8 0.8 1.2 1.6 3.8 4.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair

143.0 146.8 148.5 1.1 1.0 1.2 3.5 3.8 3.8

Production, transportation, and material moving

145.1 150.9 153.4 0.9 1.3 1.7 3.2 4.9 5.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

144.8 150.6 153.0 0.8 1.3 1.6 3.2 4.9 5.7

Production

141.7 147.3 149.9 1.0 1.1 1.8 3.3 5.0 5.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

142.1 147.9 150.4 0.9 1.2 1.7 3.3 5.0 5.8

Transportation and material moving

149.3 155.3 157.7 0.7 1.4 1.5 3.1 4.8 5.6

Service occupations

147.8 155.9 159.4 1.5 1.8 2.2 3.9 7.1 7.8

Industry and occupational group

Goods-producing industries(3)

139.9 144.0 146.2 0.7 0.8 1.5 2.3 3.7 4.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

140.0 144.0 146.4 0.9 0.8 1.7 2.2 3.7 4.6

Management, professional, and related

136.6 139.3 142.1 0.7 0.6 2.0 1.6 2.7 4.0

Sales and office

143.5 148.3 148.0 0.1 1.2 -0.2 4.6 3.4 3.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

141.9 146.0 147.7 0.9 0.8 1.2 1.9 3.8 4.1

Production, transportation, and material moving

140.4 145.6 148.2 0.9 1.0 1.8 2.9 4.6 5.6

Construction

141.3 145.2 146.1 0.7 0.9 0.6 2.7 3.5 3.4

Manufacturing

139.4 143.5 146.2 0.6 0.7 1.9 2.3 3.6 4.9

Management, professional, and related

137.7 140.5 143.4 0.6 0.5 2.1 1.7 2.6 4.1

Sales and office occupations

141.9 145.7 148.8 0.9 0.5 2.1 1.6 3.6 4.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

140.3 144.2 145.7 0.6 0.6 1.0 2.9 3.4 3.8

Production, transportation, and material moving

140.1 145.2 147.9 0.9 1.0 1.9 3.0 4.5 5.6

Aircraft manufacturing

125.0 136.9 141.0 1.5 0.1 3.0 3.6 11.2 12.8

Service-providing industries(4)

144.3 148.9 151.3 1.3 1.0 1.6 2.9 4.6 4.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

144.0 148.7 151.2 1.1 1.2 1.7 2.7 4.4 5.0

Management, professional, and related

141.5 145.4 147.4 0.9 0.7 1.4 2.1 3.7 4.2

Sales and office

146.4 150.1 153.1 2.2 0.9 2.0 3.8 4.8 4.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

143.9 147.8 149.6 1.1 1.0 1.2 3.3 3.8 4.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

150.3 156.7 159.1 0.9 1.5 1.5 3.4 5.2 5.9

Service occupations

147.8 155.9 159.4 1.5 1.8 2.2 4.0 7.1 7.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

146.7 152.6 155.3 1.1 1.7 1.8 3.2 5.2 5.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

147.3 152.6 155.2 0.9 1.6 1.7 3.1 4.5 5.4

Wholesale trade

139.9 145.6 148.8 1.3 1.2 2.2 2.4 5.4 6.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

143.5 148.2 150.9 1.0 1.4 1.8 2.3 4.3 5.2

Retail trade

148.4 156.0 158.8 1.2 2.4 1.8 3.8 6.3 7.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

147.4 153.9 157.0 1.1 2.1 2.0 3.9 5.6 6.5

Transportation and warehousing

150.5 154.7 156.3 0.6 1.1 1.0 2.7 3.4 3.9

Utilities

155.7 158.5 160.8 1.1 0.4 1.5 2.6 2.9 3.3

Information

141.4 144.7 147.1 1.1 0.6 1.7 3.1 3.4 4.0

Financial activities

146.8 146.0 148.5 3.8 -1.1 1.7 5.3 3.3 1.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

142.8 146.0 149.3 0.9 0.8 2.3 2.3 3.2 4.6

Finance and insurance

148.4 146.5 148.8 4.5 -1.5 1.6 6.0 3.2 0.3

Credit intermediation and related activities

141.2 148.8 148.5 0.5 -2.6 -0.2 2.0 5.9 5.2

Excluding incentive paid

145.7 148.4 152.0 1.0 0.6 2.4 2.2 2.9 4.3

Insurance carriers and related activities

144.6 147.1 150.1 1.1 0.5 2.0 2.8 2.9 3.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

143.2 145.8 148.8 0.8 0.7 2.1 2.4 2.7 3.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

139.7 143.9 146.9 0.6 1.2 2.1 2.0 3.7 5.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

143.9 148.1 151.0 0.8 1.1 2.0 2.1 3.8 4.9

Professional and business services

143.7 147.9 150.2 0.9 0.8 1.6 2.1 3.9 4.5

Professional, scientific, and technical services

145.2 149.2 151.1 0.8 0.5 1.3 1.4 3.6 4.1

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

142.1 147.5 150.4 1.3 1.3 2.0 3.5 5.1 5.8

Education and health services

141.3 146.1 148.3 0.8 1.3 1.5 2.2 4.2 5.0

Educational services

140.5 144.0 145.4 0.1 0.3 1.0 1.4 2.6 3.5

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

141.0 144.9 145.8 0.1 0.6 0.6 0.4 2.9 3.4

Health care and social assistance

141.4 146.6 148.9 0.9 1.6 1.6 2.2 4.6 5.3

Hospitals

142.6 147.4 149.8 1.1 1.7 1.6 2.7 4.5 5.0

Nursing and residential care facilities

138.3 145.0 147.6 1.1 1.8 1.8 3.4 6.0 6.7

Nursing care facilities(2)

137.7 144.1 146.6 1.2 1.6 1.7 3.5 5.9 6.5

Leisure and hospitality

147.4 156.3 159.8 1.9 1.4 2.2 3.9 8.0 8.4

Accommodation and food service

150.2 159.6 163.4 2.0 1.6 2.4 4.5 8.4 8.8

Other services, except public administration

144.3 150.1 152.6 1.4 1.1 1.7 2.8 5.5 5.8

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: April 29, 2022