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Table 8. Wages and salaries (not seasonally adjusted): Employment Cost Index for wages and salaries, for civilian workers, by occupational group and industry

Table 8. Employment Cost Index for wages and salaries, for civilian workers, by occupational group and industry [Not seasonally adjusted]
Occupational group and industry Indexes (Dec. 2005=100) Percent changes for
Sep.
2018
Jun.
2019
Sep.
2019
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Sep.
2018
Jun.
2019
Sep.
2019
Sep.
2018
Jun.
2019
Sep.
2019

All workers(1)

133.1 135.7 137.0 0.9 0.6 1.0 2.9 2.9 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

132.9 135.6 136.8 0.8 0.7 0.9 2.9 2.8 2.9

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

132.4 134.5 135.7 0.9 0.6 0.9 2.6 2.5 2.5

Management, business, and financial

134.6 137.2 138.2 0.8 0.8 0.7 2.6 2.8 2.7

Professional and related

131.2 133.1 134.3 0.9 0.5 0.9 2.5 2.4 2.4

Sales and office

133.9 136.6 138.3 1.1 0.4 1.2 3.6 3.2 3.3

Sales and related

130.9 133.0 135.2 1.7 0.2 1.7 3.9 3.3 3.3

Office and administrative support

135.8 139.0 140.3 0.7 0.7 0.9 3.3 3.1 3.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

132.5 135.2 136.4 0.5 1.0 0.9 2.2 2.6 2.9

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

132.6 135.6 136.7 0.5 0.9 0.8 2.3 2.7 3.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair

132.4 134.8 136.2 0.5 1.0 1.0 2.0 2.3 2.9

Production, transportation, and material moving

134.4 137.7 139.0 0.9 0.5 0.9 3.2 3.4 3.4

Production

132.4 135.5 136.3 0.6 0.7 0.6 2.8 3.0 2.9

Transportation and material moving

136.6 140.2 142.0 1.2 0.4 1.3 3.6 3.9 4.0

Service occupations

134.4 138.3 139.4 0.9 0.8 0.8 3.5 3.8 3.7

Industry

Goods-producing industries(3)

132.2 135.3 136.5 0.6 0.9 0.9 2.7 3.0 3.3

Manufacturing

132.0 135.2 136.1 0.5 0.7 0.7 2.6 3.0 3.1

Service-providing industries(4)

133.2 135.8 137.1 1.0 0.6 1.0 2.9 3.0 2.9

Education and health services

130.8 132.6 134.3 1.2 0.4 1.3 2.7 2.6 2.7

Educational services

128.4 129.7 132.0 1.3 0.3 1.8 2.2 2.4 2.8

Elementary and secondary schools

127.2 128.3 130.9 1.5 0.2 2.0 2.3 2.4 2.9

Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

130.2 132.1 133.7 1.2 0.4 1.2 2.0 2.6 2.7

Health care and social assistance

133.4 135.8 136.8 0.9 0.5 0.7 3.1 2.7 2.5

Hospitals

132.8 135.7 136.6 0.4 0.6 0.7 2.1 2.6 2.9

Nursing and residential care facilities

130.3 133.2 134.1 0.7 0.6 0.7 3.0 2.9 2.9

Public administration

129.9 132.2 133.4 0.9 0.4 0.9 2.3 2.7 2.7

Footnotes
(1) Includes workers in the private nonfarm economy except those in private households, and workers in the public sector, except the federal government.
(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; other services, except public administration; and public administration.

SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Compensation Survey

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Last Modified Date: October 31, 2019