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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.
2021
Jun.
2022
Sep.
2022
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Sep.
2021
Jun.
2022
Sep.
2022
Sep.
2021
Jun.
2022
Sep.
2022

All workers(1)

146.3 151.7 153.7 1.5 1.4 1.3 4.2 5.3 5.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

145.3 150.8 153.1 1.3 1.1 1.5 3.7 5.1 5.4

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

142.7 146.5 148.4 1.5 1.1 1.3 3.2 4.2 4.0

Management, business, and financial

145.8 149.9 150.9 1.7 1.6 0.7 3.6 4.6 3.5

Professional and related

141.0 144.6 147.0 1.4 0.8 1.7 2.9 4.0 4.3

Sales and office

149.5 156.4 158.2 1.5 2.1 1.2 5.3 6.2 5.8

Sales and related

148.8 156.8 158.1 1.6 2.9 0.8 6.9 7.1 6.2

Office and administrative support

149.6 155.7 157.9 1.4 1.5 1.4 4.0 5.5 5.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

145.3 150.4 152.2 1.0 1.2 1.2 3.8 4.6 4.7

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

145.3 150.2 151.9 1.0 1.0 1.1 4.1 4.4 4.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair

145.3 150.7 152.6 1.0 1.3 1.3 3.4 4.8 5.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

151.3 157.7 160.1 1.5 1.2 1.5 5.0 5.8 5.8

Production

148.0 154.2 156.6 1.2 1.4 1.6 5.0 5.4 5.8

Transportation and material moving

154.9 161.6 164.0 1.8 1.1 1.5 5.0 6.2 5.9

Service occupations

153.2 161.8 165.0 2.1 1.6 2.0 6.1 7.9 7.7

Industry

Goods-producing industries(3)

145.0 150.7 152.3 0.8 1.6 1.1 3.5 4.7 5.0

Manufacturing

145.0 150.7 152.5 1.0 1.3 1.2 3.7 4.9 5.2

Service-providing industries(4)

146.5 151.8 154.0 1.7 1.3 1.4 4.3 5.3 5.1

Education and health services

141.2 145.2 148.2 1.6 0.8 2.1 3.1 4.5 5.0

Educational services

137.4 139.2 142.8 1.6 0.5 2.6 2.3 3.0 3.9

Elementary and secondary schools

136.3 137.5 141.5 1.5 0.2 2.9 2.2 2.4 3.8

Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

138.6 140.8 144.1 1.8 0.6 2.3 2.5 3.4 4.0

Health care and social assistance

145.3 151.6 154.0 1.5 1.1 1.6 3.9 5.9 6.0

Hospitals

145.0 151.3 153.6 1.2 1.1 1.5 3.7 5.6 5.9

Nursing and residential care facilities

145.5 153.2 156.6 2.0 1.5 2.2 5.3 7.4 7.6

Public administration

139.8 143.8 147.3 1.7 0.8 2.4 2.9 4.6 5.4

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

Last Modified Date: October 28, 2022