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

All workers

130.5 133.8 134.4 0.4 0.7 0.4 2.6 2.9 3.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

130.8 133.9 134.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 2.6 2.8 2.8

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

130.5 133.3 133.8 0.4 0.5 0.4 2.4 2.5 2.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

129.9 132.6 133.1 0.4 0.5 0.4 2.4 2.5 2.5

Management, business, and financial

131.7 134.7 135.2 0.3 0.6 0.4 2.6 2.6 2.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

130.9 133.7 134.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 2.4 2.5 2.5

Professional and related

129.6 132.3 132.8 0.4 0.5 0.4 2.3 2.5 2.5

Sales and office

130.1 134.4 135.0 0.2 0.9 0.4 2.6 3.5 3.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

132.4 136.5 137.1 0.4 0.6 0.4 2.5 3.5 3.5

Sales and related

125.5 130.4 130.8 -0.2 1.5 0.3 2.7 3.7 4.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

130.5 134.7 135.2 0.4 0.7 0.4 2.8 3.6 3.6

Office and administrative support

133.3 137.3 138.0 0.4 0.6 0.5 2.4 3.4 3.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

131.2 133.9 134.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 2.7 2.5 2.5

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

131.6 133.8 134.4 0.4 0.3 0.4 2.5 2.1 2.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair

130.9 133.9 134.6 0.5 0.4 0.5 3.0 2.8 2.8

Production, transportation, and material moving

131.0 134.1 134.7 0.5 0.7 0.4 3.1 2.8 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

131.0 133.9 134.7 0.5 0.5 0.6 3.0 2.7 2.8

Production

129.2 131.5 132.3 0.5 0.3 0.6 2.9 2.3 2.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

129.5 131.8 132.6 0.5 0.3 0.6 2.9 2.3 2.4

Transportation and material moving

133.4 137.4 137.8 0.3 1.0 0.3 3.3 3.3 3.3

Service occupations

130.9 134.5 135.6 0.7 0.7 0.8 2.9 3.5 3.6

Industry and occupational group

Goods-producing industries(3)

128.9 131.2 131.9 0.4 0.2 0.5 2.5 2.2 2.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

129.3 131.6 132.2 0.5 0.2 0.5 2.5 2.3 2.2

Management, professional, and related

127.1 129.4 130.0 0.4 -0.1 0.5 2.3 2.2 2.3

Sales and office

129.4 133.5 134.2 -0.2 1.1 0.5 1.6 2.9 3.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

131.1 133.3 133.8 0.6 0.3 0.4 2.7 2.3 2.1

Production, transportation, and material moving

128.7 130.5 131.2 0.5 0.3 0.5 2.9 1.9 1.9

Construction

128.8 131.8 132.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 2.4 2.7 2.8

Manufacturing

128.9 130.9 131.6 0.4 0.1 0.5 2.7 1.9 2.1

Management, professional, and related

128.5 130.5 131.1 0.3 -0.3 0.5 2.6 1.9 2.0

Sales and office occupations

131.3 134.7 135.4 0.3 0.9 0.5 2.2 2.9 3.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

130.7 131.7 132.1 0.8 -0.1 0.3 2.8 1.6 1.1

Production, transportation, and material moving

128.3 130.1 130.8 0.4 0.2 0.5 2.8 1.8 1.9

Aircraft manufacturing

128.9 120.6 120.3 0.0 -8.8 -0.2 14.2 -6.4 -6.7

Service-providing industries(4)

131.0 134.6 135.2 0.3 0.8 0.4 2.6 3.1 3.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

131.3 134.7 135.3 0.4 0.6 0.4 2.6 3.0 3.0

Management, professional, and related

131.1 134.1 134.6 0.3 0.7 0.4 2.4 2.6 2.7

Sales and office

130.1 134.5 135.1 0.2 0.9 0.4 2.6 3.5 3.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

131.4 134.8 135.5 0.2 0.5 0.5 2.8 2.8 3.1

Production, transportation, and material moving

133.8 138.2 138.7 0.4 1.0 0.4 3.3 3.7 3.7

Service occupations

130.9 134.5 135.6 0.7 0.8 0.8 2.9 3.5 3.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

132.3 136.5 136.8 0.3 1.1 0.2 3.0 3.5 3.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

132.9 136.8 137.3 0.5 0.7 0.4 2.7 3.4 3.3

Wholesale trade

128.6 132.2 133.0 0.3 1.7 0.6 3.0 3.1 3.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

131.6 135.1 135.4 0.5 0.6 0.2 2.7 3.2 2.9

Retail trade

132.8 137.1 137.3 0.4 0.7 0.1 2.9 3.6 3.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

131.5 135.6 136.2 0.4 0.7 0.4 2.7 3.5 3.6

Transportation and warehousing

134.6 139.3 139.3 0.3 1.3 0.0 3.0 3.8 3.5

Utilities

141.2 144.8 145.0 0.2 0.3 0.1 2.5 2.8 2.7

Information

128.4 134.4 134.3 0.1 0.7 -0.1 2.4 4.8 4.6

Financial activities

129.9 133.9 134.2 0.0 0.1 0.2 2.0 3.1 3.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

130.5 134.3 134.8 -0.1 0.3 0.4 2.1 2.8 3.3

Finance and insurance

130.1 134.3 134.5 0.0 0.0 0.1 2.0 3.2 3.4

Credit intermediation and related activities

128.8 132.3 132.5 -0.5 0.0 0.2 1.6 2.2 2.9

Excluding incentive paid

132.8 136.7 136.9 -0.4 0.3 0.1 2.0 2.5 3.1

Insurance carriers and related activities

132.6 135.9 135.7 0.1 -0.3 -0.1 2.4 2.6 2.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

131.5 135.0 135.2 0.2 0.4 0.1 2.4 2.8 2.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

129.3 132.1 133.1 0.1 0.6 0.8 2.1 2.2 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

132.3 135.5 136.7 0.1 0.6 0.9 1.9 2.5 3.3

Professional and business services

131.9 134.8 135.2 0.3 0.7 0.3 3.0 2.5 2.5

Professional, scientific, and technical services

134.1 137.3 137.5 0.1 1.1 0.1 3.0 2.5 2.5

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

128.5 131.2 132.0 0.5 0.5 0.6 3.1 2.7 2.7

Education and health services

130.4 133.3 134.1 0.6 0.9 0.6 2.0 2.9 2.8

Educational services

131.1 133.8 134.4 0.5 1.3 0.4 1.9 2.5 2.5

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

132.5 135.5 136.2 0.4 1.3 0.5 2.2 2.7 2.8

Health care and social assistance

130.2 133.2 134.1 0.5 0.8 0.7 2.0 2.9 3.0

Hospitals

131.3 133.4 134.7 0.5 0.5 1.0 2.0 2.1 2.6

Nursing and residential care facilities

126.5 129.0 129.9 0.6 0.5 0.7 2.4 2.6 2.7

Nursing care facilities(2)

126.3 128.6 129.7 0.6 0.6 0.9 2.2 2.4 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

130.3 134.0 135.7 0.5 0.8 1.3 3.6 3.4 4.1

Accommodations and food service

131.2 134.8 136.3 0.6 0.6 1.1 3.6 3.4 3.9

Other services, except public administration

131.3 134.0 135.0 0.2 0.2 0.7 2.4 2.2 2.8

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

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