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.
2017
Jun.
2018
Sep.
2018
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Sep.
2017
Jun.
2018
Sep.
2018
Sep.
2017
Jun.
2018
Sep.
2018

All workers

130.0 132.9 134.0 0.7 0.7 0.8 2.6 2.9 3.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

130.0 133.0 133.9 0.5 0.7 0.7 2.6 2.9 3.0

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

130.5 133.0 134.1 0.4 0.5 0.8 2.2 2.3 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

129.5 132.0 132.8 0.3 0.5 0.6 2.1 2.2 2.5

Management, business, and financial

131.8 134.2 135.3 0.6 0.4 0.8 2.6 2.4 2.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

130.3 132.8 133.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 2.4 2.3 2.5

Professional and related

129.6 132.1 133.2 0.2 0.6 0.8 1.9 2.2 2.8

Sales and office

129.5 132.8 134.3 1.0 0.8 1.1 2.7 3.6 3.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

131.5 135.3 136.3 0.7 1.0 0.7 2.9 3.6 3.7

Sales and related

126.0 128.8 131.0 1.5 0.5 1.7 2.6 3.8 4.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

130.5 134.3 135.3 0.8 1.1 0.7 3.2 3.7 3.7

Office and administrative support

132.2 135.9 136.8 0.6 1.0 0.7 2.7 3.4 3.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

129.8 132.0 132.6 0.8 0.8 0.5 3.0 2.5 2.2

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

129.9 132.3 132.9 0.9 0.9 0.5 3.4 2.7 2.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair

129.7 131.8 132.4 0.7 0.8 0.5 2.6 2.3 2.1

Production, transportation, and material moving

130.1 133.2 134.4 1.0 0.7 0.9 3.3 3.4 3.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

130.2 133.4 134.2 0.9 0.7 0.6 3.3 3.3 3.1

Production

128.6 131.4 132.2 0.9 0.8 0.6 3.0 3.1 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

128.8 131.7 132.5 0.9 0.8 0.6 3.0 3.2 2.9

Transportation and material moving

132.1 135.3 137.0 1.3 0.4 1.3 3.9 3.8 3.7

Service occupations

130.2 134.0 135.2 0.7 0.8 0.9 3.0 3.6 3.8

Industry and occupational group

Goods-producing industries(2)

128.8 131.4 132.2 0.7 0.8 0.6 2.6 2.7 2.6

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

129.2 131.9 132.6 0.6 0.8 0.5 2.7 2.7 2.6

Management, professional, and related

128.5 131.4 132.1 0.2 0.5 0.5 1.7 2.4 2.8

Sales and office

130.2 132.6 134.3 1.6 1.4 1.3 2.7 3.4 3.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

129.5 132.4 132.9 0.6 1.1 0.4 3.1 2.9 2.6

Production, transportation, and material moving

128.1 130.5 131.3 0.9 0.5 0.6 3.0 2.8 2.5

Construction

127.9 130.9 131.8 0.9 1.1 0.7 3.0 3.2 3.0

Manufacturing

128.7 131.3 132.0 0.6 0.7 0.5 2.4 2.7 2.6

Management, professional, and related

129.2 131.9 132.4 0.2 0.8 0.4 1.7 2.2 2.5

Sales and office

130.8 133.8 135.0 0.8 0.9 0.9 2.5 3.1 3.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

129.8 132.4 132.9 0.8 0.8 0.4 2.1 2.8 2.4

Production, transportation, and material moving

127.8 130.2 130.9 0.9 0.5 0.5 3.0 2.8 2.4

Aircraft manufacturing

138.5 141.2 141.2 0.4 0.1 0.0 3.0 2.3 1.9

Service-providing industries(3)

130.4 133.3 134.5 0.7 0.6 0.9 2.6 2.9 3.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

130.3 133.4 134.3 0.5 0.7 0.7 2.6 2.9 3.1

Management, professional, and related

130.9 133.3 134.4 0.5 0.5 0.8 2.3 2.3 2.7

Sales and office

129.4 132.8 134.3 0.9 0.7 1.1 2.6 3.6 3.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

130.2 131.6 132.3 1.0 0.5 0.5 2.9 2.1 1.6

Production, transportation, and material moving

132.3 136.0 137.6 1.1 0.7 1.2 3.8 4.0 4.0

Service occupations

130.2 133.9 135.1 0.7 0.7 0.9 3.0 3.6 3.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

130.8 133.6 135.4 0.9 0.5 1.3 3.2 3.1 3.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

130.8 134.2 135.3 0.5 0.9 0.8 3.1 3.1 3.4

Wholesale trade

125.7 126.7 129.5 1.0 -0.5 2.2 2.8 1.8 3.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

127.6 130.7 131.6 0.5 0.9 0.7 2.7 2.9 3.1

Retail trade

132.6 136.4 137.4 0.8 1.3 0.7 3.4 3.6 3.6

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

130.8 134.2 135.3 0.5 1.1 0.8 3.4 3.2 3.4

Transportation and warehousing

132.8 136.3 138.5 1.1 0.7 1.6 3.6 3.8 4.3

Utilities

137.9 141.0 141.2 0.2 0.6 0.1 2.5 2.5 2.4

Information

127.4 130.2 131.3 0.6 1.4 0.8 2.4 2.8 3.1

Financial activities

130.5 134.7 134.7 0.3 1.3 0.0 2.3 3.5 3.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

130.7 134.0 134.5 0.4 0.8 0.4 2.3 2.9 2.9

Finance and insurance

131.1 135.9 135.6 0.2 1.6 -0.2 2.1 3.8 3.4

Credit intermediation and related activities

127.9 131.4 131.4 0.2 1.2 0.0 2.5 3.0 2.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

131.8 135.3 135.8 0.3 0.9 0.4 2.7 3.0 3.0

Insurance carriers and related activities

131.8 135.8 134.9 -0.5 1.7 -0.7 1.9 2.6 2.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

129.6 132.4 133.0 0.3 0.8 0.5 1.9 2.5 2.6

Real estate and rental and leasing

128.0 130.1 131.0 0.9 0.2 0.7 2.9 2.6 2.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

131.0 133.7 134.6 0.7 0.5 0.7 2.3 2.8 2.7

Professional and business services

131.6 133.9 135.2 1.1 0.3 1.0 2.6 2.8 2.7

Professional, scientific, and technical services

134.1 135.9 137.9 1.1 -0.1 1.5 3.0 2.4 2.8

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

128.7 131.5 132.4 1.4 0.9 0.7 2.0 3.6 2.9

Education and health services

129.3 132.0 133.3 0.4 0.6 1.0 2.1 2.5 3.1

Educational services

129.4 130.7 132.6 1.1 0.5 1.5 2.3 2.1 2.5

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

130.1 131.5 133.3 1.5 0.5 1.4 2.7 2.6 2.5

Health care and social assistance

129.3 132.3 133.5 0.2 0.6 0.9 2.0 2.6 3.2

Hospitals

130.3 132.7 133.2 0.3 0.7 0.4 2.3 2.2 2.2

Nursing and residential care facilities

126.4 129.4 130.3 0.6 0.7 0.7 2.8 3.0 3.1

Nursing care facilities(1)

126.2 128.7 129.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 2.5 2.6 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

131.4 135.2 136.4 0.5 0.4 0.9 3.5 3.4 3.8

Accommodation and food service

132.1 136.0 137.1 0.4 0.4 0.8 3.4 3.3 3.8

Other services, except public administration

131.5 134.1 134.3 1.0 0.7 0.1 2.4 3.0 2.1

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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