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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
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

148.2 154.2 155.9 1.6 1.6 1.1 4.6 5.7 5.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

147.1 153.4 155.3 1.2 1.3 1.2 4.0 5.6 5.6

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

144.9 149.5 150.8 1.5 1.3 0.9 3.5 4.7 4.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

142.7 147.8 149.3 1.0 1.1 1.0 2.9 4.6 4.6

Management, business, and financial

146.9 151.1 151.8 1.8 1.7 0.5 3.9 4.7 3.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

142.8 148.0 149.4 0.8 1.1 0.9 2.5 4.4 4.6

Professional and related

143.5 148.3 150.0 1.3 1.0 1.1 3.3 4.7 4.5

Sales and office

150.4 157.7 159.4 1.5 2.2 1.1 5.5 6.4 6.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

150.8 158.2 160.3 1.2 1.6 1.3 4.4 6.2 6.3

Sales and related

148.9 156.9 158.3 1.6 2.8 0.9 6.9 7.1 6.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

150.5 159.3 161.8 0.8 1.5 1.6 4.8 6.7 7.5

Office and administrative support

151.3 157.8 159.8 1.4 1.6 1.3 4.3 5.8 5.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

145.8 151.0 152.6 1.0 1.3 1.1 3.9 4.6 4.7

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

145.9 150.7 152.4 1.0 1.1 1.1 4.1 4.3 4.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair

145.7 151.3 152.9 1.0 1.5 1.1 3.6 4.9 4.9

Production, transportation, and material moving

151.6 158.2 160.5 1.5 1.3 1.5 5.1 5.9 5.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

151.2 157.8 160.1 1.5 1.3 1.5 5.0 5.9 5.9

Production

148.0 154.3 156.7 1.2 1.4 1.6 5.1 5.5 5.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

148.5 154.9 157.1 1.2 1.4 1.4 5.0 5.6 5.8

Transportation and material moving

155.8 162.6 164.9 1.8 1.1 1.4 5.1 6.2 5.8

Service occupations

156.2 165.9 168.9 2.2 1.8 1.8 6.8 8.5 8.1

Industry and occupational group

Goods-producing industries(2)

145.1 150.8 152.4 0.8 1.7 1.1 3.5 4.7 5.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

145.1 150.5 152.2 0.8 1.3 1.1 3.7 4.6 4.9

Management, professional, and related

141.7 146.5 147.2 0.3 1.0 0.5 2.1 3.7 3.9

Sales and office

150.3 158.4 159.9 0.1 5.2 0.9 3.0 5.5 6.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

145.7 150.5 152.1 1.0 1.2 1.1 4.0 4.4 4.4

Production, transportation, and material moving

146.7 153.1 155.5 1.3 1.5 1.6 4.9 5.7 6.0

Construction

145.1 150.7 151.9 0.5 2.4 0.8 3.3 4.4 4.7

Manufacturing

145.0 150.7 152.5 1.0 1.3 1.2 3.7 4.9 5.2

Management, professional, and related

142.5 147.2 148.0 0.4 0.9 0.5 2.2 3.7 3.9

Sales and office

147.1 153.5 155.8 1.1 1.9 1.5 4.3 5.5 5.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

146.5 150.7 152.3 1.1 1.4 1.1 4.0 4.0 4.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

146.5 153.0 155.4 1.3 1.6 1.6 4.9 5.8 6.1

Aircraft manufacturing

150.3 154.5 155.3 -0.3 0.7 0.5 1.5 2.5 3.3

Service-providing industries(3)

149.0 155.1 156.9 1.7 1.5 1.2 4.9 5.9 5.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

147.7 154.2 156.1 1.3 1.3 1.2 4.1 5.8 5.7

Management, professional, and related

145.4 150.0 151.4 1.6 1.4 0.9 3.7 4.8 4.1

Sales and office

150.4 157.6 159.3 1.6 1.9 1.1 5.7 6.5 5.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

146.0 151.7 153.3 1.0 1.4 1.1 3.8 5.0 5.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

156.5 163.3 165.5 1.6 1.1 1.3 5.3 6.0 5.8

Service occupations

156.2 165.9 168.9 2.2 1.8 1.8 6.8 8.5 8.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

150.8 158.5 159.7 1.4 1.6 0.8 5.1 6.6 5.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

150.3 157.5 159.4 1.3 1.4 1.2 4.5 6.1 6.1

Wholesale trade

141.8 149.4 149.8 1.5 2.0 0.3 4.7 6.9 5.6

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

143.0 149.6 151.6 1.1 1.3 1.3 3.7 5.8 6.0

Retail trade

154.8 164.4 166.1 1.5 1.9 1.0 5.9 7.8 7.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

152.8 161.8 163.9 1.5 1.8 1.3 5.5 7.4 7.3

Transportation and warehousing

155.0 159.3 160.8 1.4 0.6 0.9 4.2 4.3 3.7

Utilities

152.5 156.6 157.7 0.7 0.6 0.7 2.8 3.4 3.4

Information

143.3 147.8 149.3 1.1 0.7 1.0 4.1 4.3 4.2

Financial activities

150.6 153.9 154.1 2.4 2.7 0.1 6.3 4.6 2.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

144.7 151.3 152.7 0.8 1.4 0.9 2.7 5.4 5.5

Finance and insurance

152.8 154.8 154.8 2.7 2.9 0.0 7.2 4.0 1.3

Credit intermediation and related activities

156.7 154.8 153.4 7.4 4.2 -0.9 12.2 6.1 -2.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

146.4 153.2 155.4 0.8 1.5 1.4 3.1 5.4 6.1

Insurance carriers and related activities

145.7 151.8 152.9 0.6 1.9 0.7 3.0 4.8 4.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

142.6 148.2 148.9 0.4 1.4 0.5 2.2 4.3 4.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

141.8 150.0 151.3 1.2 1.9 0.9 3.0 7.1 6.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

146.6 154.7 155.9 1.2 1.8 0.8 3.3 6.8 6.3

Professional and business services

148.3 153.9 155.9 1.6 1.5 1.3 4.0 5.4 5.1

Professional, scientific, and technical services

149.8 154.7 156.9 1.8 1.6 1.4 3.8 5.2 4.7

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

148.9 156.5 158.5 1.6 1.6 1.3 5.2 6.8 6.4

Education and health services

145.0 150.9 153.3 1.6 1.2 1.6 3.8 5.7 5.7

Educational services

142.8 146.3 148.9 2.2 1.5 1.8 3.3 4.7 4.3

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

141.8 144.3 147.1 1.8 0.9 1.9 2.9 3.6 3.7

Health care and social assistance

145.4 151.9 154.2 1.5 1.1 1.5 3.9 6.0 6.1

Hospitals

145.6 152.2 154.3 1.2 1.2 1.4 3.8 5.8 6.0

Nursing and residential care facilities

146.0 154.1 157.4 2.0 1.6 2.1 5.5 7.7 7.8

Nursing care facilities(1)

145.1 152.9 156.2 2.0 1.8 2.2 5.7 7.4 7.6

Leisure and hospitality

159.1 168.1 171.1 2.4 1.7 1.8 7.6 8.2 7.5

Accommodation and food service

162.2 171.8 174.7 2.5 1.7 1.7 8.1 8.5 7.7

Other services, except public administration

150.1 156.0 157.9 1.6 1.0 1.2 5.1 5.6 5.2

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

Last Modified Date: October 28, 2022