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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
Mar.
2021
Dec.
2021
Mar.
2022
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Mar.
2021
Dec.
2021
Mar.
2022
Mar.
2021
Dec.
2021
Mar.
2022

All workers

144.6 149.7 151.8 1.4 1.0 1.4 3.0 5.0 5.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

143.9 149.0 151.4 1.1 1.3 1.6 2.7 4.6 5.2

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

141.6 145.8 147.6 0.9 0.6 1.2 1.8 3.8 4.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

140.5 144.1 146.2 0.9 1.0 1.5 1.9 3.5 4.1

Management, business, and financial

142.7 147.1 148.6 0.7 0.1 1.0 1.6 3.8 4.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

140.9 144.0 146.4 0.8 0.8 1.7 1.7 3.0 3.9

Professional and related

140.8 144.9 146.8 0.9 1.0 1.3 2.0 3.9 4.3

Sales and office

147.7 151.9 154.3 2.5 1.0 1.6 4.4 5.4 4.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

147.3 153.2 155.7 1.1 1.6 1.6 3.2 5.1 5.7

Sales and related

147.2 150.1 152.6 4.0 0.8 1.7 6.2 6.1 3.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

147.1 154.1 157.0 1.0 2.4 1.9 3.7 5.8 6.7

Office and administrative support

147.6 153.0 155.3 1.1 1.1 1.5 2.8 4.8 5.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

142.7 147.2 149.0 1.1 1.0 1.2 2.7 4.2 4.4

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

142.3 147.2 149.1 0.9 0.9 1.3 1.6 4.4 4.8

Installation, maintenance, and repair

143.1 147.2 149.1 1.2 1.0 1.3 3.8 4.1 4.2

Production, transportation, and material moving

147.1 153.9 156.2 1.1 1.5 1.5 3.5 5.8 6.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

146.7 153.6 155.8 1.0 1.6 1.4 3.5 5.8 6.2

Production

143.7 150.0 152.1 1.3 1.4 1.4 3.6 5.8 5.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

144.1 150.6 152.7 1.3 1.4 1.4 3.7 5.8 6.0

Transportation and material moving

151.1 158.5 160.8 0.9 1.7 1.5 3.5 5.9 6.4

Service occupations

150.1 159.5 163.0 1.7 2.1 2.2 4.3 8.1 8.6

Industry and occupational group

Goods-producing industries(2)

142.0 146.6 148.3 0.7 1.0 1.2 2.5 4.0 4.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

142.0 146.5 148.6 0.9 1.0 1.4 2.2 4.1 4.6

Management, professional, and related

139.9 142.7 145.1 0.5 0.7 1.7 1.3 2.5 3.7

Sales and office

146.7 152.4 150.5 -0.1 1.4 -1.2 5.9 3.7 2.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

142.4 147.0 148.7 1.0 0.9 1.2 1.9 4.3 4.4

Production, transportation, and material moving

142.4 148.6 150.8 1.1 1.3 1.5 3.1 5.5 5.9

Construction

142.1 146.6 147.2 0.6 1.0 0.4 3.0 3.8 3.6

Manufacturing

141.8 146.4 148.7 0.8 1.0 1.6 2.5 4.1 4.9

Management, professional, and related

140.6 143.4 145.9 0.3 0.6 1.7 1.4 2.3 3.8

Sales and office

143.6 147.9 150.7 1.1 0.5 1.9 2.1 4.1 4.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

143.3 147.6 148.6 0.8 0.8 0.7 3.2 3.9 3.7

Production, transportation, and material moving

142.3 148.4 150.6 1.1 1.3 1.5 3.3 5.5 5.8

Aircraft manufacturing

149.9 150.2 153.5 1.1 -0.1 2.2 3.0 1.3 2.4

Service-providing industries(3)

145.3 150.5 152.8 1.5 1.0 1.5 3.1 5.2 5.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

144.4 149.8 152.2 1.0 1.4 1.6 2.8 4.8 5.4

Management, professional, and related

141.9 146.3 148.0 0.9 0.6 1.2 1.9 4.0 4.3

Sales and office

147.8 151.8 154.7 2.8 0.9 1.9 4.3 5.6 4.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

143.2 147.5 149.6 1.3 1.0 1.4 3.8 4.3 4.5

Production, transportation, and material moving

151.8 159.3 161.5 1.1 1.8 1.4 3.9 6.1 6.4

Service occupations

150.1 159.5 163.0 1.7 2.1 2.2 4.3 8.1 8.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

146.7 153.7 156.0 1.2 1.9 1.5 3.4 6.1 6.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

147.0 153.1 155.4 1.0 1.9 1.5 3.4 5.2 5.7

Wholesale trade

137.2 143.6 146.5 1.4 1.3 2.0 2.3 6.1 6.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

140.1 145.3 147.7 0.9 1.6 1.7 2.2 4.7 5.4

Retail trade

150.3 159.0 161.4 1.1 2.7 1.5 4.2 7.0 7.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

148.8 156.3 159.0 1.1 2.3 1.7 4.2 6.2 6.9

Transportation and warehousing

151.8 157.0 158.3 0.9 1.3 0.8 3.3 4.3 4.3

Utilities

150.7 153.4 155.6 1.3 0.6 1.4 2.6 3.2 3.3

Information

140.6 144.3 146.7 1.2 0.7 1.7 3.2 3.9 4.3

Financial activities

149.5 147.8 149.8 5.1 -1.9 1.4 6.3 3.9 0.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

142.6 146.0 149.2 1.1 0.9 2.2 2.0 3.5 4.6

Finance and insurance

152.1 148.8 150.5 6.1 -2.6 1.1 7.3 3.8 -1.1

Credit intermediation and related activities

140.1 150.7 148.6 0.5 -3.8 -1.4 1.7 8.1 6.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

144.1 147.5 151.0 1.2 0.8 2.4 1.8 3.6 4.8

Insurance carriers and related activities

143.9 146.3 148.9 1.3 0.4 1.8 3.1 3.0 3.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

141.1 143.6 146.2 0.9 0.7 1.8 2.3 2.7 3.6

Real estate and rental and leasing

138.9 143.9 147.2 0.8 1.5 2.3 2.1 4.4 6.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

143.5 148.6 151.9 1.1 1.4 2.2 2.3 4.6 5.9

Professional and business services

144.9 149.5 151.6 0.9 0.8 1.4 1.9 4.1 4.6

Professional, scientific, and technical services

146.1 150.5 152.3 0.6 0.5 1.2 0.8 3.7 4.2

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

144.8 151.1 154.0 1.3 1.5 1.9 3.7 5.7 6.4

Education and health services

141.5 147.1 149.1 0.6 1.4 1.4 2.1 4.6 5.4

Educational services

139.4 143.0 144.1 0.1 0.1 0.8 1.6 2.7 3.4

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

138.4 142.4 143.0 0.1 0.4 0.4 0.3 3.0 3.3

Health care and social assistance

142.0 148.0 150.2 0.9 1.8 1.5 2.2 5.1 5.8

Hospitals

142.6 148.3 150.4 1.1 1.9 1.4 2.7 5.1 5.5

Nursing and residential care facilities

141.3 148.9 151.7 1.1 2.0 1.9 3.7 6.6 7.4

Nursing care facilities(1)

140.4 147.5 150.2 1.2 1.7 1.8 3.8 6.3 7.0

Leisure and hospitality

151.7 161.7 165.3 2.2 1.6 2.2 4.3 8.9 9.0

Accommodation and food service

154.4 165.1 168.9 2.2 1.8 2.3 5.0 9.3 9.4

Other services, except public administration

145.4 151.9 154.5 1.5 1.2 1.7 3.1 6.1 6.3

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

Last Modified Date: April 29, 2022