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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.
2019
Dec.
2019
Mar.
2020
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Mar.
2019
Dec.
2019
Mar.
2020
Mar.
2019
Dec.
2019
Mar.
2020

All workers

135.6 138.0 139.4 0.9 0.4 1.0 2.8 2.7 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

135.7 138.1 139.4 0.9 0.4 0.9 2.6 2.7 2.7

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

134.8 136.8 138.0 0.7 0.3 0.9 2.3 2.2 2.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

134.1 136.1 137.3 0.8 0.3 0.9 2.2 2.3 2.4

Management, business, and financial

136.2 138.4 139.5 0.7 0.2 0.8 2.3 2.4 2.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

135.3 137.4 138.5 0.8 0.2 0.8 2.1 2.4 2.4

Professional and related

133.7 135.6 136.8 0.7 0.4 0.9 2.2 2.1 2.3

Sales and office

136.4 138.8 140.6 1.0 0.3 1.3 3.3 2.8 3.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

138.5 140.9 142.3 1.0 0.4 1.0 3.3 2.8 2.7

Sales and related

132.0 134.5 136.8 0.9 0.2 1.7 3.4 2.8 3.6

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

136.7 139.0 140.4 1.1 0.4 1.0 3.3 2.8 2.7

Office and administrative support

139.5 141.9 143.3 1.1 0.4 1.0 3.3 2.8 2.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

135.3 137.9 139.3 0.6 0.4 1.0 2.7 2.5 3.0

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

135.5 138.6 140.2 0.8 0.5 1.2 2.5 3.1 3.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair

135.1 137.3 138.2 0.4 0.4 0.7 2.9 2.0 2.3

Production, transportation, and material moving

136.4 139.2 140.6 1.3 0.8 1.0 2.9 3.3 3.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

136.1 139.0 140.3 1.0 0.7 0.9 2.6 3.2 3.1

Production

133.5 136.0 137.2 0.9 0.7 0.9 2.5 2.8 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

133.9 136.4 137.6 1.0 0.7 0.9 2.6 2.9 2.8

Transportation and material moving

140.1 143.2 144.8 1.7 0.8 1.1 3.5 3.9 3.4

Service occupations

137.2 140.6 142.2 1.2 1.0 1.1 3.4 3.7 3.6

Industry and occupational group

Goods-producing industries(3)

133.1 135.8 136.7 0.9 0.5 0.7 2.5 3.0 2.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

133.4 135.9 137.0 0.9 0.4 0.8 2.4 2.8 2.7

Management, professional, and related

131.4 133.3 134.4 1.1 0.3 0.8 2.1 2.5 2.3

Sales and office

135.2 139.9 137.2 0.7 0.7 -1.9 3.7 4.2 1.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

134.7 137.8 139.3 0.7 0.4 1.1 2.4 3.0 3.4

Production, transportation, and material moving

132.5 135.2 136.4 1.0 0.7 0.9 2.3 3.0 2.9

Construction

133.4 137.0 137.6 0.8 0.4 0.4 2.9 3.5 3.1

Manufacturing

132.9 135.3 136.2 1.0 0.6 0.7 2.2 2.8 2.5

Management, professional, and related

132.6 134.4 135.4 1.1 0.4 0.7 2.0 2.5 2.1

Sales and office occupations

136.8 139.9 139.6 1.0 0.8 -0.2 3.3 3.3 2.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

132.8 135.2 136.4 0.5 0.4 0.9 1.5 2.3 2.7

Production, transportation, and material moving

132.2 134.9 136.0 1.1 0.7 0.8 2.3 3.1 2.9

Aircraft manufacturing

122.1 122.3 120.7 1.5 -0.1 -1.3 -7.6 1.7 -1.1

Service-providing industries(4)

136.3 138.7 140.2 0.8 0.4 1.1 2.8 2.6 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

136.5 138.8 140.2 0.9 0.4 1.0 2.7 2.6 2.7

Management, professional, and related

135.4 137.5 138.6 0.6 0.3 0.8 2.3 2.2 2.4

Sales and office

136.5 138.7 141.0 1.0 0.2 1.7 3.3 2.7 3.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

136.2 138.2 139.3 0.5 0.6 0.8 3.2 2.0 2.3

Production, transportation, and material moving

140.9 143.8 145.3 1.6 0.8 1.0 3.7 3.7 3.1

Service occupations

137.2 140.6 142.1 1.2 1.0 1.1 3.5 3.7 3.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

138.4 140.7 142.2 1.2 0.4 1.1 3.3 2.9 2.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

138.7 141.4 142.9 1.0 0.5 1.1 3.1 3.0 3.0

Wholesale trade

134.2 134.9 136.6 0.9 0.1 1.3 3.2 1.4 1.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

136.6 139.0 140.3 0.9 0.6 0.9 2.7 2.7 2.7

Retail trade

138.6 141.7 142.9 0.9 0.6 0.8 3.2 3.2 3.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

137.7 140.2 141.8 1.1 0.5 1.1 3.6 2.9 3.0

Transportation and warehousing

141.5 144.8 146.5 1.6 0.7 1.2 3.4 3.9 3.5

Utilities

148.5 150.4 151.8 2.4 0.3 0.9 3.5 3.7 2.2

Information

135.6 135.7 137.1 1.0 0.3 1.0 4.8 1.0 1.1

Financial activities

135.6 138.2 139.4 1.0 0.1 0.9 2.7 3.0 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

136.4 138.4 139.6 1.2 0.3 0.9 2.9 2.7 2.3

Finance and insurance

135.9 138.6 140.0 1.0 0.1 1.0 2.8 3.0 3.0

Credit intermediation and related activities

134.2 137.1 138.4 1.3 0.1 0.9 2.8 3.5 3.1

Excluding incentive paid

138.8 141.0 142.5 1.4 0.1 1.1 3.0 3.0 2.7

Insurance carriers and related activities

137.8 139.6 140.6 1.5 0.0 0.7 2.8 2.9 2.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

136.9 138.8 139.9 1.3 0.3 0.8 2.9 2.7 2.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

134.5 136.3 137.0 1.1 0.3 0.5 2.8 2.4 1.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

138.1 140.1 140.9 1.0 0.5 0.6 3.1 2.5 2.0

Professional and business services

136.3 138.7 140.7 0.8 0.3 1.4 2.3 2.6 3.2

Professional, scientific, and technical services

138.6 140.5 143.2 0.8 0.1 1.9 2.0 2.2 3.3

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

133.1 135.8 137.3 0.8 0.6 1.1 2.9 2.9 3.2

Education and health services

134.7 137.2 138.3 0.4 0.4 0.8 2.5 2.3 2.7

Educational services

134.6 137.6 138.6 0.1 0.2 0.7 2.4 2.4 3.0

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

136.8 139.5 140.4 0.4 0.4 0.6 2.9 2.4 2.6

Health care and social assistance

134.8 137.1 138.3 0.5 0.5 0.9 2.6 2.2 2.6

Hospitals

135.5 138.0 138.8 0.6 0.7 0.6 2.6 2.4 2.4

Nursing and residential care facilities

130.7 132.8 133.8 0.6 0.5 0.8 2.4 2.2 2.4

Nursing care facilities(2)

130.2 132.1 133.1 0.4 0.5 0.8 2.4 1.9 2.2

Leisure and hospitality

137.0 140.0 141.9 1.0 1.2 1.4 3.3 3.2 3.6

Accommodations and food service

138.0 141.6 143.7 1.2 1.1 1.5 3.4 3.9 4.1

Other services, except public administration

136.6 139.2 140.4 1.2 0.9 0.9 2.8 3.1 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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Last Modified Date: April 30, 2020