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

All workers

138.0 140.9 141.7 0.8 0.4 0.6 3.0 2.9 2.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

137.8 140.6 141.5 0.7 0.4 0.6 2.9 2.7 2.7

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

137.2 139.3 140.0 0.6 0.1 0.5 2.3 2.1 2.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

136.0 138.0 138.7 0.6 0.1 0.5 2.4 2.1 2.0

Management, business, and financial

138.9 141.1 141.4 0.7 0.5 0.2 2.7 2.3 1.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

137.0 139.0 139.3 0.6 0.4 0.2 2.6 2.1 1.7

Professional and related

136.0 138.0 138.9 0.6 -0.1 0.7 2.1 2.1 2.1

Sales and office

138.8 142.1 142.6 1.2 0.4 0.4 3.4 3.6 2.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

140.6 143.7 144.4 0.8 0.6 0.5 3.2 3.0 2.7

Sales and related

135.3 139.3 139.3 1.7 0.5 0.0 3.3 4.7 3.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

139.5 143.2 143.6 0.6 0.9 0.3 3.1 3.2 2.9

Office and administrative support

141.4 144.2 145.0 0.9 0.4 0.6 3.4 2.9 2.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

136.6 139.5 140.3 0.9 0.4 0.6 3.0 3.0 2.7

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

137.1 139.4 140.1 0.8 -0.5 0.5 3.2 2.5 2.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair

136.3 139.6 140.7 1.0 1.2 0.8 2.9 3.5 3.2

Production, transportation, and material moving

139.1 143.0 144.2 0.9 0.6 0.8 3.5 3.7 3.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

139.0 142.7 144.0 0.8 0.7 0.9 3.6 3.5 3.6

Production

136.2 139.9 140.8 0.6 0.9 0.6 3.0 3.3 3.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

136.6 140.2 141.4 0.7 0.9 0.9 3.1 3.3 3.5

Transportation and material moving

142.6 146.8 148.2 1.3 0.5 1.0 4.1 4.3 3.9

Service occupations

140.5 144.9 146.2 0.6 0.7 0.9 3.9 3.7 4.1

Industry and occupational group

Goods-producing industries(2)

136.5 139.6 140.2 0.9 0.8 0.4 3.3 3.2 2.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

136.7 139.3 139.9 0.7 0.3 0.4 3.1 2.6 2.3

Management, professional, and related

135.8 138.6 138.8 0.5 0.4 0.1 2.8 2.6 2.2

Sales and office

140.9 145.7 145.9 2.4 5.2 0.1 4.9 5.9 3.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

137.2 139.4 140.1 1.0 -0.3 0.5 3.2 2.6 2.1

Production, transportation, and material moving

135.4 139.0 139.9 0.7 0.7 0.6 3.1 3.3 3.3

Construction

136.7 139.9 140.5 1.5 1.4 0.4 3.7 3.9 2.8

Manufacturing

136.1 139.3 139.8 0.7 0.7 0.4 3.1 3.0 2.7

Management, professional, and related

136.2 139.2 139.5 0.6 0.4 0.2 2.9 2.8 2.4

Sales and office

139.6 141.2 141.0 0.6 0.4 -0.1 3.4 1.7 1.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

136.5 140.0 140.9 0.7 0.8 0.6 2.7 3.2 3.2

Production, transportation, and material moving

135.2 138.9 139.7 0.7 0.9 0.6 3.3 3.5 3.3

Aircraft manufacturing

144.1 147.3 148.1 0.0 1.2 0.5 2.1 2.2 2.8

Service-providing industries(3)

138.4 141.3 142.1 0.8 0.3 0.6 2.9 2.9 2.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

138.2 141.0 141.9 0.7 0.4 0.6 2.9 2.8 2.7

Management, professional, and related

137.5 139.5 140.2 0.7 0.1 0.5 2.3 2.1 2.0

Sales and office

138.6 141.8 142.3 1.2 0.1 0.4 3.2 3.5 2.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

135.9 139.6 140.7 0.9 1.2 0.8 2.7 3.6 3.5

Production, transportation, and material moving

142.9 147.1 148.6 1.1 0.7 1.0 3.9 4.0 4.0

Service occupations

140.5 144.9 146.2 0.6 0.7 0.9 4.0 3.8 4.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

139.5 143.0 143.5 0.9 0.8 0.3 3.0 3.5 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

139.7 143.3 143.8 0.8 0.8 0.3 3.3 3.4 2.9

Wholesale trade

132.2 135.1 135.4 0.9 0.7 0.2 2.1 3.1 2.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

134.8 137.7 137.9 0.6 0.4 0.1 2.4 2.8 2.3

Retail trade

142.1 145.7 146.2 0.9 1.0 0.3 3.4 3.4 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

140.2 144.4 144.9 0.8 1.1 0.3 3.6 3.8 3.4

Transportation and warehousing

143.7 147.8 148.8 1.6 0.6 0.7 3.8 4.5 3.5

Utilities

145.3 148.4 148.4 0.2 1.0 0.0 2.9 2.3 2.1

Information

134.4 136.9 137.6 0.5 0.4 0.5 2.4 2.4 2.4

Financial activities

138.7 141.8 141.7 1.0 0.9 -0.1 3.0 3.3 2.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

137.9 140.6 140.9 0.4 0.6 0.2 2.5 2.3 2.2

Finance and insurance

139.7 143.1 142.6 1.1 1.0 -0.3 3.0 3.5 2.1

Credit intermediation and related activities

136.1 139.1 139.7 1.3 1.0 0.4 3.6 3.5 2.6

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

139.7 142.1 142.0 0.6 0.4 -0.1 2.9 2.3 1.6

Insurance carriers and related activities

138.6 141.1 141.4 0.5 1.1 0.2 2.7 2.3 2.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

135.9 139.2 139.5 -0.1 0.9 0.2 2.2 2.4 2.6

Real estate and rental and leasing

134.6 136.8 137.7 0.9 0.5 0.7 2.7 2.5 2.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

138.3 140.9 141.9 0.7 0.4 0.7 2.7 2.5 2.6

Professional and business services

139.0 142.0 142.6 0.8 -0.1 0.4 2.8 3.0 2.6

Professional, scientific, and technical services

141.2 143.9 144.3 0.8 -0.8 0.3 2.4 2.7 2.2

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

136.9 140.6 141.5 0.7 0.7 0.6 3.4 3.5 3.4

Education and health services

136.7 138.1 139.7 0.9 -0.4 1.2 2.6 1.9 2.2

Educational services

136.1 137.8 138.3 1.9 0.4 0.4 2.6 3.1 1.6

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

136.5 138.2 137.8 1.3 0.1 -0.3 2.4 2.5 1.0

Health care and social assistance

136.9 138.2 140.0 0.7 -0.5 1.3 2.5 1.7 2.3

Hospitals

137.0 139.7 140.3 0.6 0.6 0.4 2.9 2.6 2.4

Nursing and residential care facilities

134.0 137.3 138.4 0.7 0.7 0.8 2.8 3.2 3.3

Nursing care facilities(1)

132.9 136.3 137.3 0.4 0.8 0.7 2.5 2.9 3.3

Leisure and hospitality

141.6 146.4 147.9 0.5 0.6 1.0 3.8 3.9 4.4

Accommodation and food service

142.9 148.1 150.1 0.6 0.7 1.4 4.2 4.3 5.0

Other services, except public administration

138.5 141.8 142.8 0.0 0.6 0.7 3.1 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: October 30, 2020