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

All workers

130.6 134.0 134.7 0.5 0.8 0.5 2.8 3.1 3.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

130.7 133.9 134.6 0.5 0.7 0.5 2.7 3.0 3.0

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

131.1 134.1 134.6 0.5 0.8 0.4 2.3 2.8 2.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

130.1 132.8 133.4 0.5 0.6 0.5 2.3 2.5 2.5

Management, business, and financial

132.3 135.3 135.8 0.4 0.8 0.4 2.4 2.7 2.6

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

130.8 133.5 134.0 0.4 0.5 0.4 2.2 2.5 2.4

Professional and related

130.2 133.2 133.7 0.5 0.8 0.4 2.4 2.8 2.7

Sales and office

129.8 134.3 135.0 0.2 1.1 0.5 2.9 3.7 4.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

132.2 136.3 136.9 0.5 0.7 0.4 2.9 3.7 3.6

Sales and related

125.9 131.0 131.5 -0.1 1.7 0.4 3.0 4.0 4.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

131.0 135.3 135.8 0.4 0.7 0.4 3.1 3.7 3.7

Office and administrative support

132.9 136.8 137.6 0.5 0.7 0.6 2.6 3.5 3.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

130.4 132.6 133.4 0.5 0.5 0.6 2.9 2.2 2.3

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

130.4 132.9 133.6 0.4 0.5 0.5 2.8 2.3 2.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair

130.5 132.4 133.1 0.6 0.5 0.5 3.1 2.1 2.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

130.7 134.4 135.1 0.5 0.9 0.5 3.2 3.3 3.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

130.8 134.2 135.2 0.5 0.6 0.7 3.1 3.1 3.4

Production

129.3 132.2 133.1 0.5 0.6 0.7 3.1 2.8 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

129.5 132.5 133.4 0.5 0.6 0.7 3.1 2.9 3.0

Transportation and material moving

132.6 137.0 137.5 0.4 1.3 0.4 3.5 3.7 3.7

Service occupations

131.3 135.2 136.4 0.8 0.9 0.9 3.3 3.8 3.9

Industry and occupational group

Goods-producing industries(2)

129.3 132.2 133.0 0.4 0.6 0.6 2.5 2.6 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

129.8 132.6 133.3 0.5 0.5 0.5 2.5 2.6 2.7

Management, professional, and related

129.0 132.1 132.7 0.4 0.5 0.5 1.8 2.8 2.9

Sales and office

129.9 134.3 135.3 -0.2 1.3 0.7 1.9 3.1 4.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

130.4 132.9 133.6 0.7 0.4 0.5 3.0 2.6 2.5

Production, transportation, and material moving

128.8 131.3 132.2 0.5 0.6 0.7 3.0 2.5 2.6

Construction

128.4 131.8 132.4 0.4 0.7 0.5 2.5 3.0 3.1

Manufacturing

129.3 132.0 132.9 0.5 0.5 0.7 2.5 2.6 2.8

Management, professional, and related

129.6 132.4 133.1 0.3 0.4 0.5 1.8 2.5 2.7

Sales and office

131.6 135.0 136.0 0.6 0.9 0.7 2.7 3.2 3.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

131.0 132.9 133.6 0.9 0.4 0.5 2.7 2.4 2.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

128.5 130.9 131.9 0.5 0.5 0.8 3.0 2.4 2.6

Aircraft manufacturing

138.4 141.2 141.5 -0.1 0.0 0.2 2.7 1.9 2.2

Service-providing industries(3)

131.0 134.5 135.2 0.5 0.9 0.5 2.8 3.1 3.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

131.0 134.3 135.0 0.5 0.7 0.5 2.7 3.1 3.1

Management, professional, and related

131.4 134.4 134.9 0.4 0.8 0.4 2.4 2.7 2.7

Sales and office

129.8 134.3 134.9 0.3 1.1 0.4 2.9 3.8 3.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

130.5 132.3 133.1 0.2 0.5 0.6 2.9 1.6 2.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

132.9 137.6 138.1 0.5 1.2 0.4 3.6 4.0 3.9

Service occupations

131.2 135.1 136.4 0.8 0.9 1.0 3.2 3.8 4.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

131.2 135.4 135.7 0.3 1.3 0.2 3.2 3.5 3.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

131.4 135.3 135.7 0.5 0.8 0.3 2.9 3.4 3.3

Wholesale trade

126.0 129.5 130.4 0.2 2.2 0.7 3.4 3.0 3.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

128.2 131.6 131.8 0.5 0.7 0.2 2.9 3.1 2.8

Retail trade

133.2 137.4 137.5 0.5 0.7 0.1 3.3 3.6 3.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

131.4 135.3 135.9 0.5 0.8 0.4 3.1 3.4 3.4

Transportation and warehousing

133.1 138.5 138.4 0.2 1.6 -0.1 3.1 4.3 4.0

Utilities

138.2 141.2 141.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 2.4 2.4 2.3

Information

127.5 131.3 131.3 0.1 0.8 0.0 2.1 3.1 3.0

Financial activities

130.9 134.7 135.0 0.3 0.0 0.2 2.1 3.2 3.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

130.9 134.5 135.0 0.2 0.4 0.4 2.1 2.9 3.1

Finance and insurance

131.6 135.6 135.8 0.4 -0.2 0.1 2.2 3.4 3.2

Credit intermediation and related activities

128.0 131.4 131.6 0.1 0.0 0.2 2.2 2.7 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

132.0 135.8 135.9 0.2 0.4 0.1 2.6 3.0 3.0

Insurance carriers and related activities

132.1 134.9 134.7 0.2 -0.7 -0.1 2.1 2.4 2.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

129.8 133.0 133.2 0.2 0.5 0.2 1.9 2.6 2.6

Real estate and rental and leasing

128.2 131.0 131.9 0.2 0.7 0.7 2.2 2.3 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

131.3 134.6 135.7 0.2 0.7 0.8 2.1 2.7 3.4

Professional and business services

132.0 135.2 135.8 0.3 1.0 0.4 2.9 2.7 2.9

Professional, scientific, and technical services

134.2 137.9 138.1 0.1 1.5 0.1 2.9 2.8 2.9

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

129.6 132.4 133.4 0.7 0.7 0.8 3.4 2.9 2.9

Education and health services

130.1 133.3 134.2 0.6 1.0 0.7 2.2 3.1 3.2

Educational services

130.0 132.6 133.0 0.5 1.5 0.3 2.0 2.5 2.3

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

130.7 133.3 134.0 0.5 1.4 0.5 2.3 2.5 2.5

Health care and social assistance

130.2 133.5 134.5 0.7 0.9 0.7 2.3 3.2 3.3

Hospitals

131.1 133.2 134.7 0.6 0.4 1.1 2.2 2.2 2.7

Nursing and residential care facilities

127.3 130.3 131.4 0.7 0.7 0.8 2.8 3.1 3.2

Nursing care facilities(1)

127.0 129.6 131.0 0.6 0.7 1.1 2.5 2.7 3.1

Leisure and hospitality

132.3 136.4 138.4 0.7 0.9 1.5 3.8 3.8 4.6

Accommodation and food service

133.0 137.1 138.8 0.7 0.8 1.2 3.7 3.8 4.4

Other services, except public administration

131.8 134.3 135.4 0.2 0.1 0.8 2.4 2.1 2.7

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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