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

All workers

136.9 140.4 140.9 0.7 1.2 0.4 3.0 3.3 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

136.9 140.1 140.6 0.8 1.1 0.4 2.9 3.2 2.7

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

136.4 139.1 139.3 0.7 1.0 0.1 2.6 2.7 2.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

135.2 137.9 138.0 0.7 1.0 0.1 2.4 2.7 2.1

Management, business, and financial

137.9 140.4 141.1 0.8 0.9 0.5 2.8 2.6 2.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

136.2 138.5 139.0 0.8 0.8 0.4 2.6 2.5 2.1

Professional and related

135.2 138.1 138.0 0.6 1.1 -0.1 2.3 2.8 2.1

Sales and office

137.1 141.5 142.1 0.5 1.7 0.4 3.2 3.7 3.6

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

139.5 142.8 143.7 0.7 1.1 0.6 3.1 3.1 3.0

Sales and related

133.1 138.6 139.3 0.2 2.1 0.5 3.3 4.3 4.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

138.7 141.9 143.2 0.9 1.2 0.9 3.3 3.2 3.2

Office and administrative support

140.2 143.6 144.2 0.7 1.2 0.4 3.2 3.2 2.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

135.4 139.0 139.5 1.0 1.2 0.4 2.6 3.7 3.0

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

136.0 140.1 139.4 1.0 1.5 -0.5 2.8 4.1 2.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair

134.9 137.9 139.6 1.0 0.7 1.2 2.4 3.3 3.5

Production, transportation, and material moving

137.9 142.1 143.0 0.6 1.1 0.6 3.5 3.6 3.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

137.9 141.7 142.7 0.9 1.0 0.7 3.4 3.7 3.5

Production

135.4 138.7 139.9 0.7 0.9 0.9 3.0 3.2 3.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

135.7 139.0 140.2 0.7 0.9 0.9 3.0 3.1 3.3

Transportation and material moving

140.8 146.0 146.8 0.4 1.4 0.5 4.1 4.1 4.3

Service occupations

139.7 143.9 144.9 1.0 1.2 0.7 4.3 4.0 3.7

Industry and occupational group

Goods-producing industries(2)

135.3 138.5 139.6 0.8 0.7 0.8 3.0 3.2 3.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

135.8 138.9 139.3 0.9 1.0 0.3 3.0 3.2 2.6

Management, professional, and related

135.1 138.1 138.6 0.7 1.2 0.4 2.8 3.0 2.6

Sales and office

137.6 138.5 145.7 0.9 -2.6 5.2 3.8 1.5 5.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

135.9 139.8 139.4 1.1 1.3 -0.3 2.6 4.0 2.6

Production, transportation, and material moving

134.5 138.1 139.0 0.7 1.0 0.7 3.1 3.4 3.3

Construction

134.7 138.0 139.9 1.1 0.4 1.4 2.9 3.5 3.9

Manufacturing

135.2 138.4 139.3 0.7 0.9 0.7 3.0 3.1 3.0

Management, professional, and related

135.4 138.6 139.2 0.6 1.3 0.4 2.7 3.0 2.8

Sales and office

138.8 140.7 141.2 0.9 -0.3 0.4 3.7 2.3 1.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

135.6 138.9 140.0 0.9 0.9 0.8 2.4 3.3 3.2

Production, transportation, and material moving

134.2 137.7 138.9 0.8 0.9 0.9 3.1 3.4 3.5

Aircraft manufacturing

144.1 145.5 147.3 0.2 1.0 1.2 2.1 1.2 2.2

Service-providing industries(3)

137.3 140.9 141.3 0.7 1.3 0.3 3.0 3.3 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

137.2 140.5 141.0 0.7 1.2 0.4 2.8 3.2 2.8

Management, professional, and related

136.6 139.3 139.5 0.7 1.0 0.1 2.5 2.7 2.1

Sales and office

137.0 141.7 141.8 0.4 1.9 0.1 3.2 3.8 3.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

134.7 138.0 139.6 0.8 1.0 1.2 2.4 3.3 3.6

Production, transportation, and material moving

141.4 146.1 147.1 0.4 1.2 0.7 4.0 3.8 4.0

Service occupations

139.6 143.9 144.9 1.0 1.3 0.7 4.3 4.1 3.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

138.2 141.9 143.0 0.6 1.2 0.8 3.4 3.3 3.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

138.6 142.2 143.3 1.0 1.2 0.8 3.3 3.6 3.4

Wholesale trade

131.0 134.1 135.1 -0.5 1.5 0.7 3.4 1.8 3.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

134.0 137.1 137.7 0.6 1.1 0.4 2.5 2.9 2.8

Retail trade

140.9 144.3 145.7 1.3 1.0 1.0 3.3 3.7 3.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

139.1 142.8 144.4 1.0 1.3 1.1 3.7 3.7 3.8

Transportation and warehousing

141.5 146.9 147.8 0.4 1.4 0.6 3.8 4.3 4.5

Utilities

145.0 146.9 148.4 1.0 0.9 1.0 2.8 2.3 2.3

Information

133.7 136.3 136.9 0.8 1.1 0.4 2.7 2.8 2.4

Financial activities

137.3 140.6 141.8 0.7 1.2 0.9 1.9 3.1 3.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

137.4 139.8 140.6 0.5 1.1 0.6 2.5 2.3 2.3

Finance and insurance

138.2 141.7 143.1 0.7 1.3 1.0 1.7 3.3 3.5

Credit intermediation and related activities

134.4 137.7 139.1 0.7 1.2 1.0 2.3 3.1 3.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

138.9 141.5 142.1 0.5 1.3 0.4 2.7 2.4 2.3

Insurance carriers and related activities

137.9 139.6 141.1 0.7 0.9 1.1 1.5 2.0 2.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

136.0 137.9 139.2 0.8 1.2 0.9 2.7 2.2 2.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

133.4 136.1 136.8 0.0 0.7 0.5 2.5 2.0 2.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

137.4 140.3 140.9 0.1 0.7 0.4 2.8 2.2 2.5

Professional and business services

137.9 142.2 142.0 0.7 1.9 -0.1 3.0 3.9 3.0

Professional, scientific, and technical services

140.1 145.0 143.9 0.7 2.5 -0.8 3.1 4.2 2.7

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

135.9 139.6 140.6 0.8 1.4 0.7 3.3 3.6 3.5

Education and health services

135.5 138.6 138.1 0.5 0.9 -0.4 2.7 2.8 1.9

Educational services

133.6 137.2 137.8 0.5 0.6 0.4 2.2 3.2 3.1

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

134.8 138.0 138.2 0.4 0.6 0.1 2.5 2.8 2.5

Health care and social assistance

135.9 138.9 138.2 0.5 0.9 -0.5 2.7 2.7 1.7

Hospitals

136.2 138.8 139.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 2.6 2.6 2.6

Nursing and residential care facilities

133.1 136.3 137.3 0.5 1.1 0.7 2.9 2.9 3.2

Nursing care facilities(1)

132.4 135.2 136.3 0.6 1.0 0.8 2.9 2.7 2.9

Leisure and hospitality

140.9 145.5 146.4 0.6 1.5 0.6 4.2 3.9 3.9

Accommodation and food service

142.0 147.0 148.1 0.9 1.5 0.7 4.4 4.5 4.3

Other services, except public administration

138.5 141.0 141.8 1.1 0.8 0.6 3.3 2.9 2.4

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: July 31, 2020