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
Dec.
2017
Sep.
2018
Dec.
2018
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Dec.
2017
Sep.
2018
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2017
Sep.
2018
Dec.
2018

All workers(1)

129.8 133.1 133.8 0.4 0.9 0.5 2.5 2.9 3.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

129.9 132.9 133.6 0.5 0.8 0.5 2.5 2.9 2.8

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

129.6 132.4 133.0 0.4 0.9 0.5 2.2 2.6 2.6

Management, business, and financial

131.7 134.6 135.2 0.4 0.8 0.4 2.3 2.6 2.7

Professional and related

128.5 131.2 131.7 0.4 0.9 0.4 2.2 2.5 2.5

Sales and office

129.5 133.9 134.5 0.2 1.1 0.4 2.8 3.6 3.9

Sales and related

125.8 130.9 131.4 -0.2 1.7 0.4 3.0 3.9 4.5

Office and administrative support

132.0 135.8 136.6 0.5 0.7 0.6 2.5 3.3 3.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

130.3 132.5 133.2 0.5 0.5 0.5 2.9 2.2 2.2

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

130.2 132.6 133.4 0.5 0.5 0.6 2.8 2.3 2.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair

130.5 132.4 133.2 0.5 0.5 0.6 3.0 2.0 2.1

Production, transportation, and material moving

130.8 134.4 135.1 0.5 0.9 0.5 3.2 3.2 3.3

Production

129.5 132.4 133.3 0.5 0.6 0.7 3.0 2.8 2.9

Transportation and material moving

132.3 136.6 137.1 0.4 1.2 0.4 3.4 3.6 3.6

Service occupations

130.8 134.4 135.6 0.8 0.9 0.9 3.0 3.5 3.7

Industry

Goods-producing industries(3)

129.3 132.2 132.9 0.5 0.6 0.5 2.5 2.7 2.8

Manufacturing

129.3 132.0 132.9 0.5 0.5 0.7 2.5 2.6 2.8

Service-providing industries(4)

129.9 133.2 133.9 0.4 1.0 0.5 2.6 2.9 3.1

Education and health services

128.0 130.8 131.6 0.5 1.2 0.6 2.1 2.7 2.8

Educational services

126.0 128.4 129.0 0.3 1.3 0.5 1.9 2.2 2.4

Elementary and secondary schools

124.6 127.2 127.7 0.2 1.5 0.4 1.8 2.3 2.5

Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

128.2 130.2 131.1 0.5 1.2 0.7 2.2 2.0 2.3

Health care and social assistance

130.2 133.4 134.4 0.6 0.9 0.7 2.2 3.1 3.2

Hospitals

130.9 132.8 134.2 0.6 0.4 1.1 2.3 2.1 2.5

Nursing and residential care facilities

127.3 130.3 131.4 0.6 0.7 0.8 2.7 3.0 3.2

Public administration

127.7 129.9 130.8 0.6 0.9 0.7 2.2 2.3 2.4

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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