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.
2018
Dec.
2018
Mar.
2019
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Mar.
2018
Dec.
2018
Mar.
2019
Mar.
2018
Dec.
2018
Mar.
2019

All workers

132.0 134.7 135.9 1.1 0.5 0.9 2.9 3.1 3.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

132.1 134.6 135.8 1.1 0.5 0.9 2.8 3.0 2.8

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

132.3 134.6 135.4 0.9 0.4 0.6 2.6 2.7 2.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

131.3 133.4 134.3 0.9 0.5 0.7 2.4 2.5 2.3

Management, business, and financial

133.7 135.8 136.8 1.1 0.4 0.7 2.9 2.6 2.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

132.3 134.0 135.1 1.1 0.4 0.8 2.6 2.4 2.1

Professional and related

131.3 133.7 134.4 0.8 0.4 0.5 2.4 2.7 2.4

Sales and office

131.8 135.0 136.4 1.5 0.5 1.0 3.2 4.0 3.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

133.9 136.9 138.5 1.3 0.4 1.2 3.1 3.6 3.4

Sales and related

128.2 131.5 132.9 1.8 0.4 1.1 3.6 4.4 3.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

132.9 135.8 137.5 1.5 0.4 1.3 3.4 3.7 3.5

Office and administrative support

134.5 137.6 139.2 1.2 0.6 1.2 2.9 3.5 3.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

130.9 133.4 134.1 0.4 0.6 0.5 2.7 2.3 2.4

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

131.1 133.6 134.6 0.5 0.5 0.7 2.5 2.5 2.7

Installation, maintenance, and repair

130.8 133.1 133.5 0.2 0.5 0.3 2.8 2.0 2.1

Production, transportation, and material moving

132.3 135.1 137.1 1.2 0.5 1.5 3.4 3.4 3.6

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

132.5 135.2 136.7 1.3 0.7 1.1 3.3 3.4 3.2

Production

130.4 133.1 134.4 0.9 0.7 1.0 3.1 2.9 3.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

130.7 133.4 134.8 0.9 0.7 1.0 3.1 3.0 3.1

Transportation and material moving

134.7 137.5 140.3 1.6 0.4 2.0 3.9 3.7 4.2

Service occupations

133.0 136.4 138.3 1.3 0.9 1.4 3.4 3.9 4.0

Industry and occupational group

Goods-producing industries(2)

130.4 133.0 134.2 0.9 0.6 0.9 2.6 2.9 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

130.9 133.3 134.6 0.8 0.5 1.0 2.6 2.7 2.8

Management, professional, and related

130.7 132.7 134.1 1.3 0.5 1.1 2.3 2.9 2.6

Sales and office

130.8 135.3 136.4 0.7 0.7 0.8 2.7 4.2 4.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

131.0 133.6 134.4 0.5 0.5 0.6 2.5 2.5 2.6

Production, transportation, and material moving

129.8 132.2 133.5 0.8 0.7 1.0 2.9 2.6 2.9

Construction

129.5 132.4 133.3 0.9 0.5 0.7 2.7 3.1 2.9

Manufacturing

130.4 132.9 134.2 0.9 0.7 1.0 2.6 2.8 2.9

Management, professional, and related

130.9 133.1 134.6 1.0 0.5 1.1 2.0 2.7 2.8

Sales and office

132.6 136.0 137.5 0.8 0.7 1.1 3.0 3.3 3.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

131.3 133.6 134.4 0.2 0.5 0.6 2.6 2.0 2.4

Production, transportation, and material moving

129.5 131.9 133.2 0.8 0.8 1.0 2.9 2.6 2.9

Aircraft manufacturing

141.1 141.5 143.8 2.0 0.2 1.6 2.7 2.2 1.9

Service-providing industries(3)

132.5 135.2 136.4 1.1 0.5 0.9 3.0 3.2 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

132.5 135.0 136.2 1.1 0.5 0.9 2.9 3.1 2.8

Management, professional, and related

132.6 134.9 135.6 0.9 0.4 0.5 2.6 2.7 2.3

Sales and office

131.9 134.9 136.5 1.6 0.4 1.2 3.3 3.9 3.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

130.9 133.1 133.6 0.3 0.6 0.4 2.9 2.0 2.1

Production, transportation, and material moving

135.0 138.1 140.8 1.6 0.4 2.0 3.8 3.9 4.3

Service occupations

133.0 136.4 138.2 1.4 1.0 1.3 3.4 4.0 3.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

132.9 135.7 137.4 1.3 0.2 1.3 3.1 3.4 3.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

133.0 135.7 137.2 1.2 0.3 1.1 2.9 3.3 3.2

Wholesale trade

127.3 130.4 131.7 1.0 0.7 1.0 2.4 3.5 3.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

129.5 131.8 133.2 1.0 0.2 1.1 2.9 2.8 2.9

Retail trade

134.7 137.5 139.1 1.1 0.1 1.2 3.2 3.2 3.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

132.8 135.9 137.7 1.1 0.4 1.3 2.7 3.4 3.7

Transportation and warehousing

135.4 138.4 140.9 1.7 -0.1 1.8 3.7 4.0 4.1

Utilities

140.2 141.4 143.6 1.4 0.1 1.6 2.6 2.3 2.4

Information

128.4 131.3 132.6 0.7 0.0 1.0 2.7 3.0 3.3

Financial activities

133.0 135.0 136.4 1.6 0.2 1.0 3.7 3.1 2.6

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

133.0 135.0 136.7 1.6 0.4 1.3 3.0 3.1 2.8

Finance and insurance

133.8 135.8 137.2 1.7 0.1 1.0 3.9 3.2 2.5

Credit intermediation and related activities

129.9 131.6 133.5 1.5 0.2 1.4 3.0 2.8 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

134.1 135.9 138.2 1.6 0.1 1.7 2.8 3.0 3.1

Insurance carriers and related activities

133.5 134.7 136.9 1.1 -0.1 1.6 2.5 2.0 2.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

131.3 133.2 134.9 1.2 0.2 1.3 2.3 2.6 2.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

129.8 131.9 133.4 1.2 0.7 1.1 3.3 2.9 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

133.0 135.7 137.3 1.3 0.8 1.2 3.2 3.4 3.2

Professional and business services

133.5 135.8 136.9 1.1 0.4 0.8 3.1 2.9 2.5

Professional, scientific, and technical services

136.1 138.1 139.1 1.4 0.1 0.7 3.0 2.9 2.2

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

130.3 133.4 134.8 0.5 0.8 1.0 3.4 2.9 3.5

Education and health services

131.2 134.2 134.8 0.8 0.7 0.4 2.4 3.2 2.7

Educational services

130.1 133.0 133.0 0.1 0.3 0.0 1.9 2.3 2.2

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

130.9 134.0 134.3 0.2 0.5 0.2 2.3 2.5 2.6

Health care and social assistance

131.5 134.5 135.2 1.0 0.7 0.5 2.7 3.3 2.8

Hospitals

131.8 134.7 135.3 0.5 1.1 0.4 2.1 2.7 2.7

Nursing and residential care facilities

128.5 131.4 132.4 0.9 0.8 0.8 3.0 3.2 3.0

Nursing care facilities(1)

127.9 131.0 131.6 0.7 1.1 0.5 2.7 3.1 2.9

Leisure and hospitality

134.7 138.4 140.0 1.8 1.5 1.2 3.5 4.6 3.9

Accommodation and food service

135.4 138.8 140.7 1.8 1.2 1.4 3.4 4.4 3.9

Other services, except public administration

133.2 135.4 137.0 1.1 0.8 1.2 2.9 2.7 2.9

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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