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

Civilian workers

All workers(1)

135.7 138.1 139.2 1.0 0.4 0.8 2.6 2.8 2.6

Private industry workers

All workers

131.6 133.6 134.7 1.1 0.3 0.8 2.5 2.6 2.4

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

130.6 132.1 133.3 1.2 0.3 0.9 2.5 2.3 2.1

Sales and office

132.4 135.3 136.2 1.2 0.4 0.7 2.4 3.4 2.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

133.5 136.9 137.9 0.5 0.3 0.7 2.3 3.0 3.3

Production, transportation, and material moving

132.6 133.8 135.0 0.9 0.2 0.9 3.0 1.8 1.8

Service occupations

131.3 132.8 133.6 1.2 0.4 0.6 2.3 2.4 1.8

Industry

Goods-producing industries(2)

129.0 129.6 130.8 0.8 0.2 0.9 2.9 1.3 1.4

Manufacturing

129.1 129.1 130.5 0.9 0.2 1.1 3.3 0.9 1.1

Aircraft manufacturing

122.2 97.7 99.0 3.3 -0.8 1.3 31.5 -17.4 -19.0

Service-providing industries(3)

132.7 135.1 136.1 1.1 0.4 0.7 2.4 3.0 2.6

Bargaining status

Union

141.7 145.7 146.9 0.8 0.6 0.8 3.1 3.6 3.7

Nonunion

129.6 131.2 132.3 1.1 0.2 0.8 2.4 2.3 2.1

State and local government workers

All workers

150.4 154.4 155.8 0.5 0.8 0.9 3.0 3.1 3.6

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

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