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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
Jun.
2019
Mar.
2020
Jun.
2020
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Jun.
2019
Mar.
2020
Jun.
2020
Jun.
2019
Mar.
2020
Jun.
2020

All workers(1)

135.7 139.1 139.6 0.6 1.0 0.4 2.9 3.1 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

135.6 138.8 139.3 0.7 0.9 0.4 2.8 3.0 2.7

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

134.5 137.3 137.6 0.6 0.9 0.2 2.5 2.7 2.3

Management, business, and financial

137.2 139.7 140.3 0.8 0.8 0.4 2.8 2.6 2.3

Professional and related

133.1 136.0 136.1 0.5 0.9 0.1 2.4 2.7 2.3

Sales and office

136.6 140.8 141.5 0.4 1.5 0.5 3.2 3.5 3.6

Sales and related

133.0 138.5 139.2 0.2 2.1 0.5 3.3 4.3 4.7

Office and administrative support

139.0 142.3 142.9 0.7 1.1 0.4 3.1 3.1 2.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

135.2 138.7 139.2 1.0 1.1 0.4 2.6 3.6 3.0

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

135.6 139.6 139.0 0.9 1.5 -0.4 2.7 3.9 2.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair

134.8 137.9 139.4 1.0 0.7 1.1 2.3 3.3 3.4

Production, transportation, and material moving

137.7 141.9 142.9 0.5 1.1 0.7 3.4 3.6 3.8

Production

135.5 138.9 140.0 0.7 1.0 0.8 3.0 3.2 3.3

Transportation and material moving

140.2 145.3 146.0 0.4 1.3 0.5 3.9 4.0 4.1

Service occupations

138.3 142.3 143.2 0.8 1.1 0.6 3.8 3.7 3.5

Industry

Goods-producing industries(3)

135.3 138.4 139.6 0.9 0.7 0.9 3.0 3.2 3.2

Manufacturing

135.2 138.4 139.3 0.7 0.9 0.7 3.0 3.1 3.0

Service-providing industries(4)

135.8 139.2 139.6 0.6 1.1 0.3 3.0 3.1 2.8

Education and health services

132.6 135.7 135.6 0.4 0.6 -0.1 2.6 2.7 2.3

Educational services

129.7 132.8 133.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 2.4 2.7 2.7

Elementary and secondary schools

128.3 131.6 132.0 0.2 0.3 0.3 2.4 2.8 2.9

Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

132.1 134.7 135.1 0.4 0.3 0.3 2.6 2.4 2.3

Health care and social assistance

135.8 138.9 138.2 0.5 0.9 -0.5 2.7 2.8 1.8

Hospitals

135.7 138.5 139.2 0.6 0.7 0.5 2.6 2.7 2.6

Nursing and residential care facilities

133.2 136.2 137.2 0.6 1.0 0.7 2.9 2.9 3.0

Public administration

132.2 135.1 135.5 0.4 0.7 0.3 2.7 2.6 2.5

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: July 31, 2020