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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.
2018
Jun.
2019
Sep.
2019
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Sep.
2018
Jun.
2019
Sep.
2019
Sep.
2018
Jun.
2019
Sep.
2019

All workers

134.0 136.9 138.0 0.8 0.7 0.8 3.1 3.0 3.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

133.9 136.9 137.8 0.7 0.8 0.7 3.0 2.9 2.9

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

134.1 136.4 137.2 0.8 0.7 0.6 2.8 2.6 2.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

132.8 135.2 136.0 0.6 0.7 0.6 2.5 2.4 2.4

Management, business, and financial

135.3 137.9 138.9 0.8 0.8 0.7 2.7 2.8 2.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

133.5 136.2 137.0 0.5 0.8 0.6 2.5 2.6 2.6

Professional and related

133.2 135.2 136.0 0.8 0.6 0.6 2.8 2.3 2.1

Sales and office

134.3 137.1 138.8 1.1 0.5 1.2 3.7 3.2 3.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

136.3 139.5 140.6 0.7 0.7 0.8 3.7 3.1 3.2

Sales and related

131.0 133.1 135.3 1.7 0.2 1.7 4.0 3.3 3.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

135.3 138.7 139.5 0.7 0.9 0.6 3.7 3.3 3.1

Office and administrative support

136.8 140.2 141.4 0.7 0.7 0.9 3.5 3.2 3.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

132.6 135.4 136.6 0.5 1.0 0.9 2.2 2.6 3.0

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

132.9 136.0 137.1 0.5 1.0 0.8 2.3 2.8 3.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair

132.4 134.9 136.3 0.5 1.0 1.0 2.1 2.4 2.9

Production, transportation, and material moving

134.4 137.9 139.1 0.9 0.6 0.9 3.3 3.5 3.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

134.2 137.9 139.0 0.6 0.9 0.8 3.1 3.4 3.6

Production

132.2 135.4 136.2 0.6 0.7 0.6 2.8 3.0 3.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

132.5 135.7 136.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 2.9 3.0 3.1

Transportation and material moving

137.0 140.8 142.6 1.3 0.4 1.3 3.7 4.1 4.1

Service occupations

135.2 139.7 140.5 0.9 1.0 0.6 3.8 4.3 3.9

Industry and occupational group

Goods-producing industries(2)

132.2 135.3 136.5 0.6 0.8 0.9 2.6 3.0 3.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

132.6 135.8 136.7 0.5 0.9 0.7 2.6 3.0 3.1

Management, professional, and related

132.1 135.1 135.8 0.5 0.7 0.5 2.8 2.8 2.8

Sales and office

134.3 137.6 140.9 1.3 0.9 2.4 3.1 3.8 4.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

132.9 135.9 137.2 0.4 1.1 1.0 2.6 2.6 3.2

Production, transportation, and material moving

131.3 134.5 135.4 0.6 0.7 0.7 2.5 3.1 3.1

Construction

131.8 134.7 136.7 0.7 1.1 1.5 3.0 2.9 3.7

Manufacturing

132.0 135.2 136.1 0.5 0.7 0.7 2.6 3.0 3.1

Management, professional, and related

132.4 135.4 136.2 0.4 0.6 0.6 2.5 2.7 2.9

Sales and office

135.0 138.8 139.6 0.9 0.9 0.6 3.2 3.7 3.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

132.9 135.6 136.5 0.4 0.9 0.7 2.4 2.4 2.7

Production, transportation, and material moving

130.9 134.2 135.2 0.5 0.8 0.7 2.4 3.1 3.3

Aircraft manufacturing

141.2 144.1 144.1 0.0 0.2 0.0 1.9 2.1 2.1

Service-providing industries(3)

134.5 137.3 138.4 0.9 0.7 0.8 3.1 3.0 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

134.3 137.2 138.2 0.7 0.7 0.7 3.1 2.8 2.9

Management, professional, and related

134.4 136.6 137.5 0.8 0.7 0.7 2.7 2.5 2.3

Sales and office

134.3 137.0 138.6 1.1 0.4 1.2 3.8 3.2 3.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

132.3 134.7 135.9 0.5 0.8 0.9 1.6 2.4 2.7

Production, transportation, and material moving

137.6 141.4 142.9 1.2 0.4 1.1 4.0 4.0 3.9

Service occupations

135.1 139.6 140.5 0.9 1.0 0.6 3.8 4.3 4.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

135.4 138.2 139.5 1.3 0.6 0.9 3.5 3.4 3.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

135.3 138.6 139.7 0.8 1.0 0.8 3.4 3.3 3.3

Wholesale trade

129.5 131.0 132.2 2.2 -0.5 0.9 3.0 3.4 2.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

131.6 134.0 134.8 0.7 0.6 0.6 3.1 2.5 2.4

Retail trade

137.4 140.9 142.1 0.7 1.3 0.9 3.6 3.3 3.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

135.3 139.1 140.2 0.8 1.0 0.8 3.4 3.7 3.6

Transportation and warehousing

138.5 141.5 143.7 1.6 0.4 1.6 4.3 3.8 3.8

Utilities

141.2 145.0 145.3 0.1 1.0 0.2 2.4 2.8 2.9

Information

131.3 133.7 134.4 0.8 0.8 0.5 3.1 2.7 2.4

Financial activities

134.7 137.3 138.7 0.0 0.7 1.0 3.2 1.9 3.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

134.5 137.4 137.9 0.4 0.5 0.4 2.9 2.5 2.5

Finance and insurance

135.6 138.2 139.7 -0.2 0.7 1.1 3.4 1.7 3.0

Credit intermediation and related activities

131.4 134.4 136.1 0.0 0.7 1.3 2.7 2.3 3.6

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

135.8 138.9 139.7 0.4 0.5 0.6 3.0 2.7 2.9

Insurance carriers and related activities

134.9 137.9 138.6 -0.7 0.7 0.5 2.4 1.5 2.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

133.0 136.0 135.9 0.5 0.8 -0.1 2.6 2.7 2.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

131.0 133.4 134.6 0.7 0.0 0.9 2.3 2.5 2.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

134.6 137.4 138.3 0.7 0.1 0.7 2.7 2.8 2.7

Professional and business services

135.2 137.9 139.0 1.0 0.7 0.8 2.7 3.0 2.8

Professional, scientific, and technical services

137.9 140.1 141.2 1.5 0.7 0.8 2.8 3.1 2.4

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

132.4 135.9 136.9 0.7 0.8 0.7 2.9 3.3 3.4

Education and health services

133.3 135.5 136.7 1.0 0.5 0.9 3.1 2.7 2.6

Educational services

132.6 133.6 136.1 1.5 0.5 1.9 2.5 2.2 2.6

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

133.3 134.8 136.5 1.4 0.4 1.3 2.5 2.5 2.4

Health care and social assistance

133.5 135.9 136.9 0.9 0.5 0.7 3.2 2.7 2.5

Hospitals

133.2 136.2 137.0 0.4 0.7 0.6 2.2 2.6 2.9

Nursing and residential care facilities

130.3 133.1 134.0 0.7 0.5 0.7 3.1 2.9 2.8

Nursing care facilities(1)

129.6 132.4 132.9 0.7 0.6 0.4 2.7 2.9 2.5

Leisure and hospitality

136.4 140.9 141.6 0.9 0.6 0.5 3.8 4.2 3.8

Accommodation and food service

137.1 142.0 142.9 0.8 0.9 0.6 3.8 4.4 4.2

Other services, except public administration

134.3 138.5 138.5 0.1 1.1 0.0 2.1 3.3 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 31, 2019