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)
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                                                 |  Indexes (Dec. 2005 = |           Percent changes for–          
                                                 |          100)         |                                         
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           Occupational group and industry       |       |       |       |   3-months ended–  |  12-months ended–  
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                                                 |  Sep. |  June |  Sep. |                    |                    
                                                 |  2016 |  2017 |  2017 |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                                 |       |       |       | Sep. | June | Sep. | Sep. | June | Sep. 
                                                 |       |       |       | 2016 | 2017 | 2017 | 2016 | 2017 | 2017 
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                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
              Private industry workers           |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
    All workers..................................| 126.7 | 129.1 | 130.0 |   0.5|   0.6|   0.7|   2.4|   2.4|   2.6
        Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)..| 126.7 | 129.3 | 130.0 |    .6|    .6|    .5|   2.5|   2.6|   2.6
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                 Occupational group              |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Management, professional, and related......| 127.7 | 130.0 | 130.5 |    .6|    .8|    .4|   2.1|   2.4|   2.2
            Excluding incentive paid             |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
             occupations(1)......................| 126.8 | 129.1 | 129.5 |    .6|    .7|    .3|   2.1|   2.4|   2.1
        Management, business, and financial......| 128.4 | 131.0 | 131.8 |    .9|    .8|    .6|   2.1|   2.9|   2.6
            Excluding incentive paid             |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
             occupations(1)......................| 127.2 | 129.8 | 130.3 |    .6|    .7|    .4|   2.3|   2.7|   2.4
        Professional and related.................| 127.2 | 129.3 | 129.6 |    .5|    .9|    .2|   2.0|   2.1|   1.9
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Sales and office...........................| 126.1 | 128.2 | 129.5 |   -.1|    .4|   1.0|   2.4|   1.6|   2.7
            Excluding incentive paid             |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
             occupations(1)......................| 127.8 | 130.6 | 131.5 |    .5|    .5|    .7|   3.0|   2.7|   2.9
        Sales and related........................| 122.8 | 124.1 | 126.0 |   -.8|    .2|   1.5|   1.7|    .2|   2.6
            Excluding incentive paid             |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
             occupations(1)......................| 126.4 | 129.5 | 130.5 |    .6|    .8|    .8|   2.8|   3.0|   3.2
        Office and administrative support........| 128.7 | 131.4 | 132.2 |    .5|    .5|    .6|   3.1|   2.7|   2.7
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Natural resources, construction, and       |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
       maintenance...............................| 126.0 | 128.8 | 129.8 |    .4|   1.0|    .8|   2.3|   2.6|   3.0
        Construction, extraction, farming,       |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
         fishing, and forestry...................| 125.6 | 128.8 | 129.9 |    .1|    .7|    .9|   2.4|   2.6|   3.4
        Installation, maintenance, and repair....| 126.4 | 128.8 | 129.7 |    .7|   1.3|    .7|   2.0|   2.6|   2.6
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Production, transportation, and material   |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
       moving....................................| 125.9 | 128.8 | 130.1 |    .8|    .6|   1.0|   3.0|   3.1|   3.3
            Excluding incentive paid             |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
             occupations(1)......................| 126.1 | 129.1 | 130.2 |    .7|    .6|    .9|   3.1|   3.1|   3.3
        Production...............................| 124.8 | 127.4 | 128.6 |    .7|    .7|    .9|   3.0|   2.8|   3.0
            Excluding incentive paid             |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
             occupations(1)......................| 125.0 | 127.6 | 128.8 |    .7|    .6|    .9|   3.0|   2.8|   3.0
        Transportation and material moving.......| 127.2 | 130.4 | 132.1 |    .7|    .5|   1.3|   3.1|   3.2|   3.9
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Service occupations........................| 126.4 | 129.3 | 130.2 |   1.0|    .5|    .7|   3.4|   3.3|   3.0
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
           Industry and occupational group       |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Goods-producing industries(2)..............| 125.5 | 127.9 | 128.8 |    .5|    .6|    .7|   2.4|   2.4|   2.6
            Excluding incentive paid             |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
             occupations(1)......................| 125.8 | 128.4 | 129.2 |    .4|    .6|    .6|   2.4|   2.5|   2.7
          Management, professional, and related..| 126.3 | 128.3 | 128.5 |    .5|    .5|    .2|   2.4|   2.1|   1.7
          Sales and office.......................| 126.8 | 128.2 | 130.2 |    .2|    .7|   1.6|   1.9|   1.3|   2.7
          Natural resources, construction, and   |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
           maintenance...........................| 125.6 | 128.7 | 129.5 |    .2|    .7|    .6|   2.3|   2.6|   3.1
          Production, transportation, and        |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
           material moving.......................| 124.4 | 126.9 | 128.1 |    .7|    .6|    .9|   2.9|   2.8|   3.0
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
        Construction.............................| 124.2 | 126.8 | 127.9 |    .2|    .6|    .9|   2.0|   2.3|   3.0
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
        Manufacturing............................| 125.7 | 127.9 | 128.7 |    .6|    .6|    .6|   2.8|   2.4|   2.4
            Management, professional, and related| 127.0 | 129.0 | 129.2 |    .5|    .5|    .2|   2.6|   2.1|   1.7
            Sales and office.....................| 127.6 | 129.8 | 130.8 |    .2|    .9|    .8|   2.4|   2.0|   2.5
            Natural resources, construction, and |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
             maintenance.........................| 127.1 | 128.8 | 129.8 |    .8|    .6|    .8|   2.7|   2.1|   2.1
            Production, transportation, and      |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
             material moving.....................| 124.1 | 126.6 | 127.8 |    .7|    .6|    .9|   2.9|   2.8|   3.0
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
          Aircraft manufacturing.................| 134.5 | 138.0 | 138.5 |    .2|    .4|    .4|   2.4|   2.8|   3.0
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Service-providing industries(3)............| 127.1 | 129.5 | 130.4 |    .5|    .7|    .7|   2.4|   2.4|   2.6
            Excluding incentive paid             |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
             occupations(1)......................| 127.0 | 129.6 | 130.3 |    .6|    .6|    .5|   2.5|   2.6|   2.6
          Management, professional, and related..| 127.9 | 130.3 | 130.9 |    .6|    .9|    .5|   2.0|   2.5|   2.3
          Sales and office.......................| 126.1 | 128.2 | 129.4 |   -.1|    .4|    .9|   2.5|   1.6|   2.6
          Natural resources, construction, and   |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
           maintenance...........................| 126.5 | 128.9 | 130.2 |    .6|   1.3|   1.0|   2.3|   2.5|   2.9
          Production, transportation, and        |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
           material moving.......................| 127.5 | 130.8 | 132.3 |    .7|    .6|   1.1|   3.1|   3.3|   3.8
          Service occupations....................| 126.4 | 129.3 | 130.2 |   1.0|    .5|    .7|   3.4|   3.3|   3.0
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
        Trade, transportation, and utilities.....| 126.7 | 129.6 | 130.8 |    .3|    .5|    .9|   2.2|   2.6|   3.2
              Excluding incentive paid           |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
               occupations(1)....................| 126.9 | 130.2 | 130.8 |    .5|    .7|    .5|   3.0|   3.1|   3.1
          Wholesale trade........................| 122.3 | 124.5 | 125.7 |   -.4|    .2|   1.0|    .0|   1.4|   2.8
              Excluding incentive paid           |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
               occupations(1)....................| 124.3 | 127.0 | 127.6 |    .4|   1.0|    .5|   2.4|   2.6|   2.7
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
          Retail trade...........................| 128.3 | 131.6 | 132.6 |    .6|    .8|    .8|   3.2|   3.2|   3.4
              Excluding incentive paid           |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
               occupations(1)....................| 126.5 | 130.1 | 130.8 |    .5|    .6|    .5|   3.2|   3.3|   3.4
          Transportation and warehousing.........| 128.2 | 131.3 | 132.8 |    .7|    .5|   1.1|   3.1|   3.1|   3.6
          Utilities..............................| 134.5 | 137.6 | 137.9 |    .7|    .7|    .2|   2.4|   3.1|   2.5
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
        Information..............................| 124.4 | 126.6 | 127.4 |    .6|   1.3|    .6|   2.9|   2.4|   2.4
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
        Financial activities.....................| 127.6 | 130.1 | 130.5 |   1.0|   1.5|    .3|   3.4|   3.0|   2.3
              Excluding incentive paid           |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
               occupations(1)....................| 127.7 | 130.2 | 130.7 |    .5|    .9|    .4|   2.6|   2.4|   2.3
          Finance and insurance..................| 128.4 | 130.9 | 131.1 |   1.1|   1.6|    .2|   3.4|   3.1|   2.1
            Credit intermediation and related    |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
             activities..........................| 124.8 | 127.6 | 127.9 |    .8|   1.2|    .2|   2.7|   3.1|   2.5
              Excluding incentive paid           |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
               occupations(1)....................| 128.3 | 131.4 | 131.8 |    .4|    .8|    .3|   2.6|   2.8|   2.7
            Insurance carriers and related       |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
             activities..........................| 129.4 | 132.4 | 131.8 |   1.3|   1.7|   -.5|   4.5|   3.6|   1.9
              Excluding incentive paid           |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
               occupations(1)....................| 127.2 | 129.2 | 129.6 |    .6|    .6|    .3|   2.4|   2.1|   1.9
          Real estate and rental and leasing.....| 124.4 | 126.8 | 128.0 |    .8|   1.0|    .9|   3.2|   2.8|   2.9
              Excluding incentive paid           |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
               occupations(1)....................| 128.1 | 130.1 | 131.0 |    .7|    .9|    .7|   3.1|   2.3|   2.3
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
        Professional and business services.......| 128.3 | 130.2 | 131.6 |    .0|    .5|   1.1|   1.9|   1.5|   2.6
          Professional, scientific, and technical|       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
           services..............................| 130.2 | 132.7 | 134.1 |   -.5|    .5|   1.1|   1.9|   1.5|   3.0
          Administrative and support and waste   |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
           management and remediation services...| 126.2 | 126.9 | 128.7 |    .4|    .7|   1.4|   1.9|   1.0|   2.0
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
        Education and health services............| 126.7 | 128.8 | 129.3 |    .6|    .5|    .4|   2.1|   2.2|   2.1
          Educational services...................| 126.5 | 128.0 | 129.4 |    .8|    .2|   1.1|   1.9|   2.0|   2.3
            Junior colleges, colleges,           |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
             universities, and professional      |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
             schools.............................| 126.7 | 128.2 | 130.1 |   1.0|    .2|   1.5|   1.8|   2.2|   2.7
          Health care and social assistance(4)...| 126.8 | 129.0 | 129.3 |    .6|    .7|    .2|   2.2|   2.3|   2.0
            Hospitals............................| 127.4 | 129.9 | 130.3 |    .5|    .6|    .3|   2.3|   2.4|   2.3
            Nursing and residential care         |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
             facilities..........................| 122.9 | 125.6 | 126.4 |    .7|    .6|    .6|   2.4|   3.0|   2.8
              Nursing care facilities(1).........| 123.1 | 125.4 | 126.2 |    .8|    .7|    .6|   2.3|   2.7|   2.5
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
        Leisure and hospitality..................| 126.9 | 130.7 | 131.4 |   1.0|    .5|    .5|   3.8|   4.1|   3.5
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
          Accommodation and food services........| 127.7 | 131.6 | 132.1 |   1.2|    .5|    .4|   4.2|   4.3|   3.4
                                                 |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
        Other services, except public            |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
         administration..........................| 128.4 | 130.2 | 131.5 |   1.1|    .5|   1.0|   2.6|   2.5|   2.4
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      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.
      4 Includes ambulatory health care services and social assistance, not shown separately.

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