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

All workers

134.7 138.0 138.7 0.5 0.8 0.5 3.1 3.0 3.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

134.6 137.8 138.6 0.5 0.7 0.6 3.0 2.9 3.0

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

134.6 137.2 137.7 0.4 0.6 0.4 2.7 2.3 2.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

133.4 136.0 136.5 0.5 0.6 0.4 2.5 2.4 2.3

Management, business, and financial

135.8 138.9 139.2 0.4 0.7 0.2 2.6 2.7 2.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

134.0 137.0 137.4 0.4 0.6 0.3 2.4 2.6 2.5

Professional and related

133.7 136.0 136.6 0.4 0.6 0.4 2.7 2.1 2.2

Sales and office

135.0 138.8 139.2 0.5 1.2 0.3 4.0 3.4 3.1

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

136.9 140.6 141.2 0.4 0.8 0.4 3.6 3.2 3.1

Sales and related

131.5 135.3 135.8 0.4 1.7 0.4 4.4 3.3 3.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

135.8 139.5 140.2 0.4 0.6 0.5 3.7 3.1 3.2

Office and administrative support

137.6 141.4 141.9 0.6 0.9 0.4 3.5 3.4 3.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

133.4 136.6 137.4 0.6 0.9 0.6 2.3 3.0 3.0

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

133.6 137.1 138.0 0.5 0.8 0.7 2.5 3.2 3.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair

133.1 136.3 136.9 0.5 1.0 0.4 2.0 2.9 2.9

Production, transportation, and material moving

135.1 139.1 140.5 0.5 0.9 1.0 3.4 3.5 4.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

135.2 139.0 140.3 0.7 0.8 0.9 3.4 3.6 3.8

Production

133.1 136.2 137.4 0.7 0.6 0.9 2.9 3.0 3.2

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

133.4 136.6 137.8 0.7 0.7 0.9 3.0 3.1 3.3

Transportation and material moving

137.5 142.6 144.0 0.4 1.3 1.0 3.7 4.1 4.7

Service occupations

136.4 140.5 142.2 0.9 0.6 1.2 3.9 3.9 4.3

Industry and occupational group

Goods-producing industries(2)

133.0 136.5 137.5 0.6 0.9 0.7 2.9 3.3 3.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

133.3 136.7 137.5 0.5 0.7 0.6 2.7 3.1 3.2

Management, professional, and related

132.7 135.8 136.4 0.5 0.5 0.4 2.9 2.8 2.8

Sales and office

135.3 140.9 142.2 0.7 2.4 0.9 4.2 4.9 5.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

133.6 137.2 138.0 0.5 1.0 0.6 2.5 3.2 3.3

Production, transportation, and material moving

132.2 135.4 136.7 0.7 0.7 1.0 2.6 3.1 3.4

Construction

132.4 136.7 137.4 0.5 1.5 0.5 3.1 3.7 3.8

Manufacturing

132.9 136.1 137.1 0.7 0.7 0.7 2.8 3.1 3.2

Management, professional, and related

133.1 136.2 136.8 0.5 0.6 0.4 2.7 2.9 2.8

Sales and office

136.0 139.6 141.1 0.7 0.6 1.1 3.3 3.4 3.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

133.6 136.5 137.6 0.5 0.7 0.8 2.0 2.7 3.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

131.9 135.2 136.5 0.8 0.7 1.0 2.6 3.3 3.5

Aircraft manufacturing

141.5 144.1 144.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 2.2 2.1 1.8

Service-providing industries(3)

135.2 138.4 139.1 0.5 0.8 0.5 3.2 2.9 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

135.0 138.2 138.9 0.5 0.7 0.5 3.1 2.9 2.9

Management, professional, and related

134.9 137.5 137.9 0.4 0.7 0.3 2.7 2.3 2.2

Sales and office

134.9 138.6 139.0 0.4 1.2 0.3 3.9 3.2 3.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

133.1 135.9 136.7 0.6 0.9 0.6 2.0 2.7 2.7

Production, transportation, and material moving

138.1 142.9 144.3 0.4 1.1 1.0 3.9 3.9 4.5

Service occupations

136.4 140.5 142.1 1.0 0.6 1.1 4.0 4.0 4.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

135.7 139.5 140.2 0.2 0.9 0.5 3.4 3.0 3.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

135.7 139.7 140.5 0.3 0.8 0.6 3.3 3.3 3.5

Wholesale trade

130.4 132.2 132.1 0.7 0.9 -0.1 3.5 2.1 1.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

131.8 134.8 135.6 0.2 0.6 0.6 2.8 2.4 2.9

Retail trade

137.5 142.1 142.9 0.1 0.9 0.6 3.2 3.4 3.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

135.9 140.2 141.0 0.4 0.8 0.6 3.4 3.6 3.8

Transportation and warehousing

138.4 143.7 144.9 -0.1 1.6 0.8 4.0 3.8 4.7

Utilities

141.4 145.3 145.6 0.1 0.2 0.2 2.3 2.9 3.0

Information

131.3 134.4 134.8 0.0 0.5 0.3 3.0 2.4 2.7

Financial activities

135.0 138.7 139.0 0.2 1.0 0.2 3.1 3.0 3.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

135.0 137.9 138.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 3.1 2.5 2.4

Finance and insurance

135.8 139.7 139.9 0.1 1.1 0.1 3.2 3.0 3.0

Credit intermediation and related activities

131.6 136.1 136.1 0.2 1.3 0.0 2.8 3.6 3.4

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

135.9 139.7 139.7 0.1 0.6 0.0 3.0 2.9 2.8

Insurance carriers and related activities

134.7 138.6 138.3 -0.1 0.5 -0.2 2.0 2.7 2.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

133.2 135.9 136.3 0.2 -0.1 0.3 2.6 2.2 2.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

131.9 134.6 135.2 0.7 0.9 0.4 2.9 2.7 2.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(1)

135.7 138.3 139.3 0.8 0.7 0.7 3.4 2.7 2.7

Professional and business services

135.8 139.0 139.5 0.4 0.8 0.4 2.9 2.8 2.7

Professional, scientific, and technical services

138.1 141.2 141.4 0.1 0.8 0.1 2.9 2.4 2.4

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

133.4 136.9 137.7 0.8 0.7 0.6 2.9 3.4 3.2

Education and health services

134.2 136.7 137.4 0.7 0.9 0.5 3.2 2.6 2.4

Educational services

133.0 136.1 136.4 0.3 1.9 0.2 2.3 2.6 2.6

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

134.0 136.5 137.2 0.5 1.3 0.5 2.5 2.4 2.4

Health care and social assistance

134.5 136.9 137.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 3.3 2.5 2.4

Hospitals

134.7 137.0 137.9 1.1 0.6 0.7 2.7 2.9 2.4

Nursing and residential care facilities

131.4 134.0 134.8 0.8 0.7 0.6 3.2 2.8 2.6

Nursing care facilities(1)

131.0 132.9 133.8 1.1 0.4 0.7 3.1 2.5 2.1

Leisure and hospitality

138.4 141.6 143.4 1.5 0.5 1.3 4.6 3.8 3.6

Accommodation and food service

138.8 142.9 144.8 1.2 0.6 1.3 4.4 4.2 4.3

Other services, except public administration

135.4 138.5 139.9 0.8 0.0 1.0 2.7 3.1 3.3

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

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Last Modified Date: January 31, 2020