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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-
Jun.
2020
Mar.
2021
Jun.
2021
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Jun.
2020
Mar.
2021
Jun.
2021
Jun.
2020
Mar.
2021
Jun.
2021

Civilian workers

All workers(1)

143.0 145.6 146.2 0.6 0.8 0.4 2.2 2.5 2.2

Private industry workers

All workers

138.0 140.3 140.8 0.8 0.9 0.4 2.0 2.5 2.0

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

136.3 138.6 139.1 0.7 1.0 0.4 1.8 2.4 2.1

Sales and office

139.8 142.1 142.5 1.0 0.9 0.3 1.9 2.7 1.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

140.7 142.7 143.8 0.7 0.8 0.8 2.2 2.1 2.2

Production, transportation, and material moving

138.9 141.0 141.6 0.9 0.4 0.4 2.4 2.5 1.9

Service occupations

137.4 140.1 140.8 0.8 0.9 0.5 2.2 2.8 2.5

Industry

Goods-producing industries(2)

133.9 135.8 136.5 0.7 0.7 0.5 1.7 2.1 1.9

Manufacturing

133.4 135.0 135.5 0.9 0.5 0.4 1.8 2.1 1.6

Aircraft manufacturing

95.6 98.4 98.7 1.3 2.1 0.3 -3.6 4.2 3.2

Service-providing industries(3)

139.5 141.9 142.4 0.8 0.9 0.4 2.0 2.5 2.1

Bargaining status

Union

150.3 152.3 152.6 1.6 0.5 0.2 2.2 2.9 1.5

Nonunion

135.6 137.9 138.5 0.7 1.0 0.4 2.0 2.4 2.1

State and local government workers

All workers

161.4 165.1 165.6 0.3 0.4 0.3 3.1 2.6 2.6

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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Last Modified Date: July 30, 2021