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Table 12. Benefits (not seasonally adjusted): Employment Cost Index for benefits, by ownership, occupational group, industry, and bargaining status

Table 12. Employment Cost Index for benefits, by occupational group, industry, and bargaining status [Not seasonally adjusted]
Occupational group, industry, and bargaining status Indexes (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

Civilian workers

All workers(1)

145.6 148.6 151.5 0.8 0.7 2.0 2.5 2.8 4.1

Private industry workers

All workers

140.3 143.2 146.1 0.9 0.8 2.0 2.5 2.9 4.1

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

138.6 141.3 144.2 1.0 0.7 2.1 2.4 3.0 4.0

Sales and office

142.1 144.7 148.3 0.9 0.8 2.5 2.7 2.7 4.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

142.7 145.6 147.1 0.8 0.6 1.0 2.1 2.8 3.1

Production, transportation, and material moving

141.0 144.6 147.6 0.4 0.6 2.1 2.5 2.9 4.7

Service occupations

140.1 144.0 147.3 0.9 1.0 2.3 2.8 3.7 5.1

Industry

Goods-producing industries(2)

135.8 138.7 141.8 0.7 0.4 2.2 2.1 2.8 4.4

Manufacturing

135.0 138.2 141.7 0.5 0.4 2.5 2.1 2.9 5.0

Aircraft manufacturing

98.4 122.4 127.3 2.1 0.2 4.0 4.2 27.0 29.4

Service-providing industries(3)

141.9 144.8 147.8 0.9 0.8 2.1 2.5 3.0 4.2

Bargaining status

Union

152.3 155.5 157.2 0.5 0.5 1.1 2.9 2.6 3.2

Nonunion

137.9 140.8 143.9 1.0 0.8 2.2 2.4 3.1 4.4

State and local government workers

All workers

165.1 168.5 170.9 0.4 0.8 1.4 2.6 2.5 3.5

Footnotes
(1) Includes workers in the private nonfarm economy except those in private households, and workers in the public sector, except the federal government.
(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