Table 10. Wages and salaries (not seasonally adjusted): Employment Cost Index for wages and salaries, for private industry workers, by bargaining status, region, and area

Table 10. Employment Cost Index for wages and salaries, for private industry workers, by bargaining status and Census region and division [Not seasonally adjusted]
Bargaining status and Census region and division Indexes (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

Bargaining status

Union

130.9 133.5 134.6 0.8 0.6 0.8 2.8 2.8 2.8

Goods-producing industries(1)

127.6 129.6 130.2 0.6 0.4 0.5 2.3 2.2 2.0

Manufacturing

125.2 126.9 127.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 2.4 1.9 1.8

Service-providing industries(2)

133.3 136.2 137.5 0.8 0.7 1.0 3.0 3.0 3.2

Nonunion

130.6 134.1 134.7 0.5 0.9 0.4 2.8 3.2 3.1

Goods-producing industries(1)

129.8 132.8 133.6 0.4 0.6 0.6 2.5 2.7 2.9

Manufacturing

130.3 133.1 134.0 0.5 0.5 0.7 2.5 2.6 2.8

Service-providing industries(2)

130.8 134.4 135.0 0.4 1.0 0.4 2.7 3.1 3.2

Census region and division(3)

Northeast

131.7 135.3 136.0 0.2 1.0 0.5 2.7 2.9 3.3

New England

136.8 141.3 141.5 0.3 2.8 0.1 3.6 3.6 3.4

Middle Atlantic

129.8 133.1 134.0 0.2 0.5 0.7 2.3 2.7 3.2

South

130.1 133.0 133.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 2.7 2.7 2.7

South Atlantic

132.0 135.1 135.9 0.7 0.4 0.6 2.9 3.1 3.0

East South Central

128.6 131.5 131.7 -0.4 0.7 0.2 2.5 1.9 2.4

West South Central

127.5 130.2 130.4 0.3 0.6 0.2 2.4 2.4 2.3

Midwest

128.1 131.4 132.3 0.5 1.0 0.7 2.2 3.1 3.3

East North Central

126.5 129.7 130.7 0.5 1.1 0.8 2.5 3.0 3.3

West North Central

132.1 135.4 136.1 0.4 0.7 0.5 1.8 2.9 3.0

West

132.9 137.1 137.8 0.5 1.0 0.5 3.3 3.7 3.7

Mountain

130.8 134.2 135.2 0.6 0.6 0.7 3.0 3.2 3.4

Pacific

133.8 138.4 138.9 0.5 1.2 0.4 3.3 3.9 3.8

Footnotes
(1) Includes mining, construction, and manufacturing.
(2) 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.
(3) The Census divisions are defined as follows: New England: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont; Middle Atlantic: New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania; South Atlantic: Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia; East South Central: Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee; West South Central: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas; East North Central: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin; West North Central: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota; Mountain: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming; and Pacific: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.

NOTE: The indexes for these series are not strictly comparable to those for the aggregate, occupation, and industry series.
SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Compensation Survey

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Last Modified Date: January 31, 2019