Table 6. Compensation (not seasonally adjusted): Employment Cost Index for total compensation, for private industry workers, by bargaining status, census region, census divisions, and area

Table 6. Employment Cost Index for total compensation(1), for private industry workers, by bargaining status and Census region and division [Not seasonally adjusted]
Bargaining status and Census region and division 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

Bargaining status

Union

135.4 138.8 140.0 0.7 0.7 0.9 2.7 3.2 3.4

Goods-producing industries(2)

132.3 133.2 134.1 0.4 0.4 0.7 3.0 1.1 1.4

Manufacturing

127.8 126.9 127.7 0.5 0.3 0.6 4.0 -0.2 -0.1

Service-providing industries(3)

138.2 142.8 144.1 0.8 0.8 0.9 2.5 4.2 4.3

Nonunion

131.4 133.7 134.9 1.2 0.4 0.9 2.8 2.9 2.7

Goods-producing industries(2)

129.2 131.4 132.6 0.9 0.5 0.9 2.6 2.6 2.6

Manufacturing

130.7 132.7 134.2 0.9 0.5 1.1 2.7 2.5 2.7

Service-providing industries(3)

132.0 134.4 135.5 1.2 0.4 0.8 3.0 3.1 2.7

Census region and division(4)

Northeast

133.7 136.5 138.1 1.3 0.4 1.2 2.7 3.4 3.3

New England

136.5 139.9 141.1 0.9 0.1 0.9 2.9 3.4 3.4

Middle Atlantic

132.7 135.4 137.1 1.4 0.7 1.3 2.6 3.4 3.3

South

130.4 132.5 133.3 0.9 0.4 0.6 2.6 2.6 2.2

South Atlantic

132.3 134.8 135.6 0.9 0.6 0.6 2.8 2.8 2.5

East South Central

130.0 131.3 132.1 1.2 0.2 0.6 2.8 2.3 1.6

West South Central

127.4 129.2 130.0 0.8 0.2 0.6 2.4 2.2 2.0

Midwest

129.8 132.3 133.5 1.0 0.5 0.9 2.4 3.0 2.9

East North Central

128.4 130.9 132.3 1.1 0.5 1.1 2.6 3.1 3.0

West North Central

133.3 135.8 136.6 0.9 0.4 0.6 1.9 2.8 2.5

West

134.6 137.2 138.5 1.3 0.4 0.9 3.6 3.2 2.9

Mountain

131.7 134.1 135.3 1.3 0.7 0.9 3.3 3.2 2.7

Pacific

135.9 138.5 139.9 1.3 0.4 1.0 3.8 3.2 2.9

Footnotes
(1) Includes wages, salaries, and employer costs for employee benefits.
(2) Includes mining, construction, and manufacturing.
(3) 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.
(4) The Census divisions are defined as follows: New England: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont; Middle Atlantic: New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania; South Atlantic: Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia; East South Central: Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee; West South Central: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas; East North Central: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin; West North Central: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota; Mountain: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming; and Pacific: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.

NOTE: The indexes for these series are not strictly comparable to those for the aggregate, occupation, and industry series.
SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Compensation Survey

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Last Modified Date: April 30, 2019