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)
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                                               |                       |                                         
                                               |  Indexes (Dec. 2005 = |           Percent changes for–          
                                               |          100)         |                                         
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                                               |                       |                                         
         Occupational group, industry, and     |       |       |       |                    |                    
                 bargaining status             |       |       |       |   3-months ended–  |  12-months ended–  
                                                                        _________________________________________
                                               |  Sep. |  June |  Sep. |                    |                    
                                               |  2016 |  2017 |  2017 |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |       |       |       | Sep. | June | Sep. | Sep. | June | Sep. 
                                               |       |       |       | 2016 | 2017 | 2017 | 2016 | 2017 | 2017 
    _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                 Civilian workers              |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
    All workers(1).............................| 130.8 | 133.0 | 134.0 |   0.8|   0.6|   0.8|   2.3|   2.5|   2.4
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
             Private industry workers          |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
    All workers................................| 127.0 | 129.3 | 130.0 |    .4|    .7|    .5|   1.8|   2.2|   2.4
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                Occupational group             |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Management, professional, and related....| 125.8 | 128.3 | 128.9 |    .3|    .7|    .5|   1.2|   2.3|   2.5
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Sales and office.........................| 128.3 | 130.1 | 130.8 |    .5|    .6|    .5|   2.9|   1.9|   1.9
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Natural resources, construction, and     |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
       maintenance.............................| 129.4 | 131.7 | 132.4 |    .2|    .9|    .5|   1.4|   2.0|   2.3
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Production, transportation, and material |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
       moving..................................| 127.4 | 129.6 | 131.0 |    .5|    .6|   1.1|   2.0|   2.2|   2.8
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Service occupations......................| 126.6 | 128.6 | 129.2 |    .5|    .2|    .5|   2.3|   2.1|   2.1
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                     Industry                  |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Goods-producing industries(2)............| 124.6 | 126.1 | 127.6 |    .2|    .6|   1.2|   1.8|   1.4|   2.4
        Manufacturing..........................| 124.1 | 125.6 | 127.7 |    .3|    .5|   1.7|   2.1|   1.5|   2.9
          Aircraft manufacturing...............|  88.0 |  93.4 | 118.2 |  -4.1|    .5|  26.6|    .6|   1.7|  34.3
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Service-providing industries(3)..........| 128.0 | 130.5 | 131.0 |    .4|    .7|    .4|   1.8|   2.4|   2.3
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                 Bargaining status             |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
      Union....................................| 135.6 | 138.4 | 139.9 |    .2|    .7|   1.1|   1.8|   2.3|   3.2
      Nonunion.................................| 125.3 | 127.4 | 128.0 |    .5|    .6|    .5|   1.9|   2.2|   2.2
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
        State and local government workers     |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
                                               |       |       |       |      |      |      |      |      |      
    All workers................................| 144.3 | 146.4 | 148.6 |   1.7|    .3|   1.5|   3.7|   3.2|   3.0
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      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.

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