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Table 9. Wages and salaries (not seasonally adjusted): Employment Cost Index for wages and salaries, for private industry workers, by occupational group and industry

Table 9. Employment Cost Index for wages and salaries, for private industry workers, by occupational group and industry [Not seasonally adjusted]
Occupational group and industry Index value (Dec. 2005=100) Percent changes for
Mar.
2020
Dec.
2020
Mar.
2021
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Mar.
2020
Dec.
2020
Mar.
2021
Mar.
2020
Dec.
2020
Mar.
2021

All workers

140.4 142.6 144.6 1.2 0.6 1.4 3.3 2.8 3.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

140.1 142.4 143.9 1.1 0.6 1.1 3.2 2.7 2.7

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

139.1 140.4 141.6 1.0 0.3 0.9 2.7 2.0 1.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

137.9 139.2 140.5 1.0 0.4 0.9 2.7 2.0 1.9

Management, business, and financial

140.4 141.7 142.7 0.9 0.2 0.7 2.6 1.8 1.6

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

138.5 139.8 140.9 0.8 0.4 0.8 2.5 1.7 1.7

Professional and related

138.1 139.5 140.8 1.1 0.4 0.9 2.8 2.1 2.0

Sales and office

141.5 144.1 147.7 1.7 1.1 2.5 3.7 3.5 4.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

142.8 145.7 147.3 1.1 0.9 1.1 3.1 3.2 3.2

Sales and related

138.6 141.5 147.2 2.1 1.6 4.0 4.3 4.2 6.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

141.9 145.7 147.1 1.2 1.5 1.0 3.2 3.9 3.7

Office and administrative support

143.6 146.0 147.6 1.2 0.7 1.1 3.2 2.9 2.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

139.0 141.2 142.7 1.2 0.6 1.1 3.7 2.8 2.7

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

140.1 141.0 142.3 1.5 0.6 0.9 4.1 2.2 1.6

Installation, maintenance, and repair

137.9 141.4 143.1 0.7 0.5 1.2 3.3 3.3 3.8

Production, transportation, and material moving

142.1 145.5 147.1 1.1 0.9 1.1 3.6 3.6 3.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

141.7 145.2 146.7 1.0 0.8 1.0 3.7 3.5 3.5

Production

138.7 141.8 143.7 0.9 0.7 1.3 3.2 3.2 3.6

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

139.0 142.3 144.1 0.9 0.6 1.3 3.1 3.3 3.7

Transportation and material moving

146.0 149.7 151.1 1.4 1.0 0.9 4.1 4.0 3.5

Service occupations

143.9 147.6 150.1 1.2 1.0 1.7 4.0 3.8 4.3

Industry and occupational group

Goods-producing industries(2)

138.5 141.0 142.0 0.7 0.6 0.7 3.2 2.5 2.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

138.9 140.7 142.0 1.0 0.6 0.9 3.2 2.3 2.2

Management, professional, and related

138.1 139.2 139.9 1.2 0.3 0.5 3.0 2.1 1.3

Sales and office

138.5 146.9 146.7 -2.6 0.7 -0.1 1.5 3.3 5.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

139.8 141.0 142.4 1.3 0.6 1.0 4.0 2.2 1.9

Production, transportation, and material moving

138.1 140.8 142.4 1.0 0.6 1.1 3.4 3.0 3.1

Construction

138.0 141.2 142.1 0.4 0.5 0.6 3.5 2.8 3.0

Manufacturing

138.4 140.7 141.8 0.9 0.6 0.8 3.1 2.6 2.5

Management, professional, and related

138.6 140.2 140.6 1.3 0.5 0.3 3.0 2.5 1.4

Sales and office

140.7 142.1 143.6 -0.3 0.8 1.1 2.3 0.7 2.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

138.9 142.1 143.3 0.9 0.9 0.8 3.3 3.3 3.2

Production, transportation, and material moving

137.7 140.7 142.3 0.9 0.7 1.1 3.4 3.1 3.3

Aircraft manufacturing

145.5 148.2 149.9 1.0 0.1 1.1 1.2 2.8 3.0

Service-providing industries(3)

140.9 143.1 145.3 1.3 0.7 1.5 3.3 2.9 3.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

140.5 142.9 144.4 1.2 0.7 1.0 3.2 2.9 2.8

Management, professional, and related

139.3 140.7 141.9 1.0 0.4 0.9 2.7 2.0 1.9

Sales and office

141.7 143.8 147.8 1.9 1.1 2.8 3.8 3.5 4.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

138.0 141.4 143.2 1.0 0.5 1.3 3.3 3.4 3.8

Production, transportation, and material moving

146.1 150.1 151.8 1.2 1.0 1.1 3.8 4.0 3.9

Service occupations

143.9 147.6 150.1 1.3 1.0 1.7 4.1 3.9 4.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

141.9 144.9 146.7 1.2 1.0 1.2 3.3 3.4 3.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

142.2 145.5 147.0 1.2 1.2 1.0 3.6 3.6 3.4

Wholesale trade

134.1 135.3 137.2 1.5 -0.1 1.4 1.8 2.4 2.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

137.1 138.8 140.1 1.1 0.7 0.9 2.9 2.4 2.2

Retail trade

144.3 148.6 150.3 1.0 1.6 1.1 3.7 4.0 4.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

142.8 147.2 148.8 1.3 1.6 1.1 3.7 4.4 4.2

Transportation and warehousing

146.9 150.5 151.8 1.4 1.1 0.9 4.3 3.9 3.3

Utilities

146.9 148.7 150.7 0.9 0.2 1.3 2.3 2.1 2.6

Information

136.3 138.9 140.6 1.1 0.9 1.2 2.8 3.0 3.2

Financial activities

140.6 142.2 149.5 1.2 0.4 5.1 3.1 2.3 6.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

139.8 141.1 142.6 1.1 0.1 1.1 2.3 2.0 2.0

Finance and insurance

141.7 143.3 152.1 1.3 0.5 6.1 3.3 2.4 7.3

Credit intermediation and related activities

137.7 139.4 140.1 1.2 -0.2 0.5 3.1 2.4 1.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

141.5 142.4 144.1 1.3 0.3 1.2 2.4 1.9 1.8

Insurance carriers and related activities

139.6 142.1 143.9 0.9 0.5 1.3 2.0 2.7 3.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

137.9 139.8 141.1 1.2 0.2 0.9 2.2 2.6 2.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

136.1 137.8 138.9 0.7 0.1 0.8 2.0 1.9 2.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

140.3 142.0 143.5 0.7 0.1 1.1 2.2 1.9 2.3

Professional and business services

142.2 143.6 144.9 1.9 0.7 0.9 3.9 2.9 1.9

Professional, scientific, and technical services

145.0 145.2 146.1 2.5 0.6 0.6 4.2 2.7 0.8

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

139.6 142.9 144.8 1.4 1.0 1.3 3.6 3.8 3.7

Education and health services

138.6 140.6 141.5 0.9 0.6 0.6 2.8 2.3 2.1

Educational services

137.2 139.3 139.4 0.6 0.7 0.1 3.2 2.1 1.6

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

138.0 138.2 138.4 0.6 0.3 0.1 2.8 0.7 0.3

Health care and social assistance

138.9 140.8 142.0 0.9 0.6 0.9 2.7 2.3 2.2

Hospitals

138.8 141.1 142.6 0.7 0.6 1.1 2.6 2.3 2.7

Nursing and residential care facilities

136.3 139.7 141.3 1.1 0.9 1.1 2.9 3.6 3.7

Nursing care facilities(1)

135.2 138.7 140.4 1.0 1.0 1.2 2.7 3.7 3.8

Leisure and hospitality

145.5 148.5 151.7 1.5 0.4 2.2 3.9 3.6 4.3

Accommodation and food service

147.0 151.1 154.4 1.5 0.7 2.2 4.5 4.4 5.0

Other services, except public administration

141.0 143.2 145.4 0.8 0.3 1.5 2.9 2.4 3.1

Footnotes
(1) The index for this series is not strictly comparable with other series in this table.
(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.

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

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Last Modified Date: April 30, 2021