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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-
Mar.
2019
Dec.
2019
Mar.
2020
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Mar.
2019
Dec.
2019
Mar.
2020
Mar.
2019
Dec.
2019
Mar.
2020

Bargaining status

Union

135.7 139.2 140.2 0.8 0.8 0.7 3.1 3.4 3.3

Goods-producing industries(1)

130.9 134.1 134.8 0.5 0.8 0.5 2.3 3.0 3.0

Manufacturing

128.0 130.9 131.9 0.4 1.0 0.8 1.8 2.7 3.0

Service-providing industries(2)

138.9 142.5 143.7 1.0 0.8 0.8 3.5 3.6 3.5

Nonunion

136.0 138.7 140.4 1.0 0.5 1.2 3.0 3.0 3.2

Goods-producing industries(1)

134.9 138.2 139.3 1.0 0.7 0.8 3.0 3.4 3.3

Manufacturing

135.5 138.4 139.7 1.1 0.7 0.9 3.1 3.3 3.1

Service-providing industries(2)

136.2 138.8 140.7 0.9 0.4 1.4 2.9 2.8 3.3

Census region and division(3)

Northeast

137.6 140.7 141.9 1.2 0.6 0.9 3.1 3.5 3.1

New England

142.8 146.1 147.1 0.9 0.5 0.7 3.5 3.3 3.0

Middle Atlantic

135.7 138.7 140.0 1.3 0.7 0.9 3.0 3.5 3.2

South

134.4 137.3 138.4 0.6 0.4 0.8 2.4 2.8 3.0

South Atlantic

136.7 139.7 140.4 0.6 0.4 0.5 2.6 2.8 2.7

East South Central

132.4 136.3 137.1 0.5 0.5 0.6 1.6 3.5 3.5

West South Central

131.3 133.7 135.4 0.7 0.4 1.3 2.2 2.5 3.1

Midwest

133.5 136.0 138.2 0.9 0.7 1.6 3.2 2.8 3.5

East North Central

132.1 134.3 137.2 1.1 0.7 2.2 3.3 2.8 3.9

West North Central

136.9 140.0 140.8 0.6 0.6 0.6 2.8 2.9 2.8

West

139.3 141.9 144.3 1.1 0.4 1.7 3.5 3.0 3.6

Mountain

136.3 139.1 140.8 0.8 0.1 1.2 2.9 2.9 3.3

Pacific

140.7 143.2 145.8 1.3 0.5 1.8 3.8 3.1 3.6

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: April 30, 2020