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

All workers

131.9 134.4 135.6 1.1 0.4 0.9 2.8 3.0 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

132.2 134.5 135.7 1.1 0.4 0.9 2.7 2.8 2.6

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

131.8 133.8 134.8 1.0 0.4 0.7 2.6 2.5 2.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

131.2 133.1 134.1 1.0 0.4 0.8 2.5 2.5 2.2

Management, business, and financial

133.2 135.2 136.2 1.1 0.4 0.7 2.9 2.7 2.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

132.5 134.2 135.3 1.2 0.4 0.8 2.7 2.5 2.1

Professional and related

130.8 132.8 133.7 0.9 0.4 0.7 2.3 2.5 2.2

Sales and office

132.0 135.0 136.4 1.5 0.4 1.0 3.0 3.8 3.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

134.1 137.1 138.5 1.3 0.4 1.0 2.8 3.5 3.3

Sales and related

127.7 130.8 132.0 1.8 0.3 0.9 3.3 4.2 3.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

132.3 135.2 136.7 1.4 0.4 1.1 3.0 3.6 3.3

Office and administrative support

135.0 138.0 139.5 1.3 0.5 1.1 2.7 3.5 3.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

131.8 134.5 135.3 0.5 0.4 0.6 2.6 2.5 2.7

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

132.2 134.4 135.5 0.5 0.4 0.8 2.3 2.1 2.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair

131.3 134.6 135.1 0.3 0.5 0.4 2.8 2.8 2.9

Production, transportation, and material moving

132.5 134.7 136.4 1.1 0.4 1.3 3.3 2.8 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

132.6 134.7 136.1 1.2 0.6 1.0 3.2 2.8 2.6

Production

130.2 132.3 133.5 0.8 0.6 0.9 2.9 2.4 2.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

130.5 132.6 133.9 0.8 0.6 1.0 3.0 2.4 2.6

Transportation and material moving

135.4 137.8 140.1 1.5 0.3 1.7 3.7 3.3 3.5

Service occupations

132.7 135.6 137.2 1.4 0.8 1.2 3.2 3.6 3.4

Industry and occupational group

Goods-producing industries(3)

129.9 131.9 133.1 0.8 0.5 0.9 2.7 2.3 2.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

130.3 132.2 133.4 0.8 0.5 0.9 2.7 2.2 2.4

Management, professional, and related

128.7 130.0 131.4 1.3 0.5 1.1 2.9 2.3 2.1

Sales and office

130.4 134.2 135.2 0.8 0.5 0.7 2.5 3.7 3.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

131.6 133.8 134.7 0.4 0.4 0.7 2.3 2.1 2.4

Production, transportation, and material moving

129.5 131.2 132.5 0.6 0.5 1.0 2.8 1.9 2.3

Construction

129.7 132.4 133.4 0.7 0.5 0.8 2.4 2.8 2.9

Manufacturing

130.0 131.6 132.9 0.9 0.5 1.0 2.8 2.1 2.2

Management, professional, and related

130.0 131.1 132.6 1.2 0.5 1.1 2.8 2.0 2.0

Sales and office occupations

132.4 135.4 136.8 0.8 0.5 1.0 2.6 3.1 3.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

130.8 132.1 132.8 0.1 0.3 0.5 2.7 1.1 1.5

Production, transportation, and material moving

129.2 130.8 132.2 0.7 0.5 1.1 2.9 1.9 2.3

Aircraft manufacturing

132.1 120.3 122.1 2.5 -0.2 1.5 14.0 -6.7 -7.6

Service-providing industries(4)

132.6 135.2 136.3 1.2 0.4 0.8 2.9 3.2 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

132.9 135.3 136.5 1.2 0.4 0.9 2.8 3.0 2.7

Management, professional, and related

132.4 134.6 135.4 1.0 0.4 0.6 2.6 2.7 2.3

Sales and office

132.1 135.1 136.5 1.5 0.4 1.0 3.0 3.8 3.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

132.0 135.5 136.2 0.5 0.5 0.5 2.9 3.1 3.2

Production, transportation, and material moving

135.9 138.7 140.9 1.6 0.4 1.6 3.7 3.7 3.7

Service occupations

132.6 135.6 137.2 1.3 0.8 1.2 3.1 3.6 3.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

134.0 136.8 138.4 1.3 0.2 1.2 3.0 3.4 3.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

134.5 137.3 138.7 1.2 0.4 1.0 2.8 3.3 3.1

Wholesale trade

130.0 133.0 134.2 1.1 0.6 0.9 2.5 3.4 3.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

133.0 135.4 136.6 1.1 0.2 0.9 2.9 2.9 2.7

Retail trade

134.3 137.3 138.6 1.1 0.1 0.9 3.0 3.4 3.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

132.9 136.2 137.7 1.1 0.4 1.1 2.5 3.6 3.6

Transportation and warehousing

136.8 139.3 141.5 1.6 0.0 1.6 3.6 3.5 3.4

Utilities

143.5 145.0 148.5 1.6 0.1 2.4 3.0 2.7 3.5

Information

129.4 134.3 135.6 0.8 -0.1 1.0 2.6 4.6 4.8

Financial activities

132.0 134.2 135.6 1.6 0.2 1.0 3.3 3.3 2.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

132.5 134.8 136.4 1.5 0.4 1.2 2.7 3.3 2.9

Finance and insurance

132.2 134.5 135.9 1.6 0.1 1.0 3.3 3.4 2.8

Credit intermediation and related activities

130.6 132.5 134.2 1.4 0.2 1.3 2.2 2.9 2.8

Excluding incentive paid

134.8 136.9 138.8 1.5 0.1 1.4 2.1 3.1 3.0

Insurance carriers and related activities

134.1 135.7 137.8 1.1 -0.1 1.5 2.5 2.3 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

133.0 135.2 136.9 1.1 0.1 1.3 2.5 2.8 2.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

130.9 133.1 134.5 1.2 0.8 1.1 3.0 2.9 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

134.0 136.7 138.1 1.3 0.9 1.0 2.9 3.3 3.1

Professional and business services

133.3 135.2 136.3 1.1 0.3 0.8 3.0 2.5 2.3

Professional, scientific, and technical services

135.9 137.5 138.6 1.3 0.1 0.8 3.0 2.5 2.0

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

129.3 132.0 133.1 0.6 0.6 0.8 3.2 2.7 2.9

Education and health services

131.4 134.1 134.7 0.8 0.6 0.4 2.3 2.8 2.5

Educational services

131.5 134.4 134.6 0.3 0.4 0.1 1.9 2.5 2.4

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

133.0 136.2 136.8 0.4 0.5 0.4 2.3 2.8 2.9

Health care and social assistance

131.4 134.1 134.8 0.9 0.7 0.5 2.3 3.0 2.6

Hospitals

132.1 134.7 135.5 0.6 1.0 0.6 1.9 2.6 2.6

Nursing and residential care facilities

127.6 129.9 130.7 0.9 0.7 0.6 2.7 2.7 2.4

Nursing care facilities(2)

127.1 129.7 130.2 0.6 0.9 0.4 2.5 2.7 2.4

Leisure and hospitality

132.6 135.7 137.0 1.8 1.3 1.0 3.2 4.1 3.3

Accommodations and food service

133.5 136.3 138.0 1.8 1.1 1.2 3.2 3.9 3.4

Other services, except public administration

132.9 135.0 136.6 1.2 0.7 1.2 2.9 2.8 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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