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-
Dec.
2017
Sep.
2018
Dec.
2018
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Dec.
2017
Sep.
2018
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2017
Sep.
2018
Dec.
2018

Civilian workers

All workers(1)

134.4 137.5 138.1 0.3 0.5 0.4 2.5 2.6 2.8

Private industry workers

All workers

130.2 133.2 133.6 0.2 0.2 0.3 2.3 2.5 2.6

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

129.1 131.7 132.1 0.2 0.0 0.3 2.5 2.2 2.3

Sales and office

130.8 134.8 135.3 0.0 0.5 0.4 1.9 3.1 3.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

132.9 136.5 136.9 0.4 0.2 0.3 2.3 3.1 3.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

131.4 133.5 133.8 0.3 0.2 0.2 2.7 1.9 1.8

Service occupations

129.7 132.3 132.8 0.4 0.6 0.4 2.0 2.4 2.4

Industry

Goods-producing industries(2)

128.0 129.3 129.6 0.3 -0.4 0.2 2.5 1.3 1.3

Manufacturing

128.0 128.9 129.1 0.2 -0.7 0.2 3.0 0.9 0.9

Aircraft manufacturing

118.3 98.5 97.7 0.1 -19.5 -0.8 32.0 -16.7 -17.4

Service-providing industries(3)

131.2 134.6 135.1 0.2 0.4 0.4 2.3 2.7 3.0

Bargaining status

Union

140.6 144.9 145.7 0.5 -0.1 0.6 3.3 3.6 3.6

Nonunion

128.2 130.9 131.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 2.2 2.3 2.3

State and local government workers

All workers

149.7 153.2 154.4 0.7 1.5 0.8 3.2 3.1 3.1

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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