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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.
2021
Dec.
2021
Mar.
2022
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Mar.
2021
Dec.
2021
Mar.
2022
Mar.
2021
Dec.
2021
Mar.
2022

Bargaining status

Union

147.5 151.2 152.6 0.8 0.7 0.9 3.1 3.3 3.5

Goods-producing industries(2)

141.8 146.2 147.5 0.7 0.6 0.9 3.1 3.8 4.0

Manufacturing

135.4 140.7 142.3 0.5 0.9 1.1 3.8 4.5 5.1

Service-providing industries(3)

151.6 155.0 156.5 0.9 0.8 1.0 3.0 3.2 3.2

Nonunion

142.7 147.2 149.7 1.3 1.0 1.7 2.8 4.5 4.9

Goods-producing industries(2)

139.3 143.3 145.7 0.7 0.8 1.7 2.2 3.6 4.6

Manufacturing

140.5 144.4 147.3 0.7 0.7 2.0 2.1 3.5 4.8

Service-providing industries(3)

143.6 148.2 150.7 1.4 1.0 1.7 2.9 4.7 4.9

Census region and division(4)

Northeast

146.1 149.6 152.2 1.5 0.8 1.7 3.1 3.9 4.2

New England

149.0 153.4 156.5 1.4 0.8 2.0 2.8 4.4 5.0

Middle Atlantic

145.1 148.3 150.7 1.5 0.8 1.6 3.2 3.8 3.9

South

141.0 145.6 147.5 1.2 0.7 1.3 3.1 4.5 4.6

South Atlantic

143.7 147.5 149.4 1.3 0.8 1.3 3.6 4.0 4.0

East South Central

139.4 145.6 148.2 1.5 1.5 1.8 2.3 6.0 6.3

West South Central

137.0 142.5 144.0 0.8 0.3 1.1 2.5 4.9 5.1

Midwest

140.7 145.5 147.9 1.2 1.4 1.6 2.3 4.6 5.1

East North Central

139.1 143.8 146.3 1.1 1.3 1.7 2.0 4.5 5.2

West North Central

144.6 149.6 151.9 1.2 1.6 1.5 3.2 4.7 5.0

West

146.8 151.4 154.3 1.2 0.9 1.9 2.7 4.3 5.1

Mountain

143.8 149.3 152.2 1.3 1.3 1.9 3.1 5.1 5.8

Pacific

148.1 152.4 155.3 1.2 0.7 1.9 2.6 4.1 4.9

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

Last Modified Date: April 29, 2022