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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.
2020
Jun.
2021
Sep.
2021
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Sep.
2020
Jun.
2021
Sep.
2021
Sep.
2020
Jun.
2021
Sep.
2021

All workers

140.7 144.4 146.4 0.4 0.8 1.4 2.4 3.1 4.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

140.8 144.3 145.9 0.5 0.9 1.1 2.4 3.0 3.6

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

139.0 141.7 143.5 0.4 0.7 1.3 1.9 2.4 3.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

138.3 140.8 142.1 0.5 0.5 0.9 1.9 2.3 2.7

Management, business, and financial

140.7 143.3 145.3 0.4 0.9 1.4 1.9 2.2 3.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

139.5 141.8 142.9 0.3 0.5 0.8 1.8 1.9 2.4

Professional and related

137.8 140.5 142.2 0.6 0.6 1.2 2.0 2.6 3.2

Sales and office

141.9 146.6 148.5 0.3 0.3 1.3 2.5 3.6 4.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

143.9 148.0 149.5 0.4 1.0 1.0 2.5 3.3 3.9

Sales and related

137.8 143.7 145.7 0.1 -0.4 1.4 2.7 4.4 5.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

142.2 147.2 148.2 0.3 1.3 0.7 2.7 3.8 4.2

Office and administrative support

144.8 148.4 150.2 0.5 0.9 1.2 2.4 3.0 3.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

140.6 144.2 145.5 0.5 1.1 0.9 2.4 3.1 3.5

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

140.4 144.3 145.5 0.4 1.3 0.8 1.8 3.1 3.6

Installation, maintenance, and repair

140.8 144.1 145.4 0.6 0.8 0.9 3.0 3.0 3.3

Production, transportation, and material moving

142.7 146.8 149.0 0.7 1.2 1.5 3.3 3.6 4.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

142.5 146.5 148.6 0.8 1.2 1.4 3.3 3.6 4.3

Production

139.3 143.7 145.7 0.6 1.4 1.4 3.1 3.8 4.6

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

139.8 144.1 146.1 0.6 1.4 1.4 3.2 3.7 4.5

Transportation and material moving

146.9 150.8 153.2 0.8 1.0 1.6 3.5 3.5 4.3

Service occupations

144.3 150.1 153.1 0.8 1.6 2.0 3.7 4.8 6.1

Industry and occupational group

Goods-producing industries(3)

138.2 141.5 142.8 0.4 1.1 0.9 2.3 2.8 3.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

138.1 141.5 142.9 0.4 1.1 1.0 2.1 2.8 3.5

Management, professional, and related

135.2 137.7 138.5 0.1 0.8 0.6 1.7 2.0 2.4

Sales and office

142.6 146.2 146.6 0.1 1.9 0.3 2.7 2.6 2.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

139.9 143.5 144.9 0.5 1.1 1.0 1.9 3.1 3.6

Production, transportation, and material moving

138.2 142.1 144.1 0.5 1.2 1.4 3.0 3.3 4.3

Construction

139.7 143.3 143.9 0.4 1.4 0.4 2.4 3.0 3.0

Manufacturing

137.6 140.8 142.5 0.3 1.0 1.2 2.3 2.6 3.6

Management, professional, and related

136.3 138.7 139.8 0.1 0.7 0.8 1.8 1.9 2.6

Sales and office occupations

139.9 143.5 145.0 -0.1 1.1 1.0 0.8 2.4 3.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

138.2 141.5 143.3 0.4 0.9 1.3 2.7 2.8 3.7

Production, transportation, and material moving

137.9 141.8 143.8 0.5 1.2 1.4 3.0 3.4 4.3

Aircraft manufacturing

123.0 125.5 136.8 0.6 0.4 9.0 0.5 2.6 11.2

Service-providing industries(4)

141.5 145.3 147.4 0.5 0.7 1.4 2.5 3.2 4.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

141.7 145.1 146.9 0.6 0.8 1.2 2.5 3.0 3.7

Management, professional, and related

139.8 142.4 144.4 0.6 0.6 1.4 2.0 2.4 3.3

Sales and office

141.8 146.6 148.7 0.3 0.1 1.4 2.5 3.7 4.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

141.8 145.2 146.4 0.6 0.9 0.8 3.2 3.1 3.2

Production, transportation, and material moving

147.7 152.1 154.4 0.9 1.2 1.5 3.6 3.9 4.5

Service occupations

144.3 150.1 153.1 0.8 1.6 2.0 3.7 4.9 6.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

143.8 148.3 150.1 0.3 1.1 1.2 2.6 3.5 4.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

144.5 148.5 150.2 0.3 0.8 1.1 2.7 3.1 3.9

Wholesale trade

138.0 142.3 143.9 0.2 1.7 1.1 2.4 3.3 4.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

141.2 144.7 146.1 0.1 0.8 1.0 2.2 2.6 3.5

Retail trade

144.7 150.3 152.3 0.3 1.3 1.3 2.7 4.2 5.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

143.8 148.9 150.8 0.3 1.0 1.3 3.1 3.9 4.9

Transportation and warehousing

148.2 151.1 153.0 0.5 0.4 1.3 3.1 2.5 3.2

Utilities

153.3 156.8 157.8 0.1 0.7 0.6 2.3 2.3 2.9

Information

139.0 142.4 143.9 0.4 0.7 1.1 2.7 2.8 3.5

Financial activities

141.2 145.0 147.6 0.2 -1.2 1.8 2.3 2.9 4.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

141.5 143.9 144.8 0.5 0.8 0.6 2.5 2.2 2.3

Finance and insurance

141.7 146.0 148.8 0.1 -1.6 1.9 2.3 3.1 5.0

Credit intermediation and related activities

140.7 145.2 152.8 0.2 2.8 5.2 2.7 3.4 8.6

Excluding incentive paid

144.0 146.5 147.5 -0.1 0.5 0.7 2.2 1.6 2.4

Insurance carriers and related activities

142.7 145.6 146.4 0.1 0.7 0.5 2.2 2.2 2.6

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

141.9 144.2 144.8 0.1 0.7 0.4 2.5 1.7 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

138.8 140.6 142.2 0.7 0.6 1.1 2.1 2.0 2.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

142.7 144.9 146.5 0.6 0.7 1.1 2.4 2.2 2.7

Professional and business services

141.4 144.6 146.7 0.4 0.6 1.5 2.2 2.6 3.7

Professional, scientific, and technical services

142.9 145.9 148.4 0.3 0.5 1.7 1.8 2.4 3.8

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

139.0 143.6 145.6 0.5 1.1 1.4 3.0 3.8 4.7

Education and health services

139.5 142.2 144.2 1.0 0.6 1.4 2.1 3.0 3.4

Educational services

139.6 140.7 143.6 0.3 0.1 2.1 1.7 1.1 2.9

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

140.4 141.6 144.1 -0.2 0.4 1.8 1.1 0.6 2.6

Health care and social assistance

139.4 142.5 144.3 1.1 0.8 1.3 2.2 3.3 3.5

Hospitals

140.4 143.6 145.0 0.4 0.7 1.0 2.4 2.7 3.3

Nursing and residential care facilities

135.8 139.9 142.4 0.8 1.2 1.8 2.7 3.9 4.9

Nursing care facilities(2)

134.9 139.3 141.8 0.7 1.2 1.8 2.7 4.0 5.1

Leisure and hospitality

144.1 150.6 154.1 0.9 2.2 2.3 4.1 5.5 6.9

Accommodation and food service

146.5 153.6 157.1 1.2 2.3 2.3 4.6 6.2 7.2

Other services, except public administration

141.8 146.3 148.4 0.5 1.4 1.4 2.8 3.7 4.7

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: October 29, 2021