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Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index

 

Employment Cost Index for private industry workers, not seasonally adjusted (December 2005=100)
Area(1)
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Dec
2019
Sep
2020
Dec
2020
Percent change to
Dec 2020 from-
Dec 2019 Sep 2020

Total compensation

United States

138.0 140.7 141.6 2.6 0.6

Northeast

140.7 143.1 144.0 2.3 0.6

New England

144.0 146.5 147.0 2.1 0.3

Middle Atlantic

139.5 141.9 142.9 2.4 0.7

South

135.8 138.4 139.3 2.6 0.7

South Atlantic

138.0 140.7 141.8 2.8 0.8

East South Central

135.5 137.1 137.4 1.4 0.2

West South Central

132.3 135.1 135.9 2.7 0.6

Midwest

135.7 138.2 139.1 2.5 0.7

East North Central

134.1 136.7 137.6 2.6 0.7

West North Central

139.4 142.0 142.9 2.5 0.6

West

140.9 144.4 145.1 3.0 0.5

Mountain

138.0 141.4 142.0 2.9 0.4

Pacific

142.2 145.7 146.4 3.0 0.5

Wages and salaries only

United States

138.7 141.7 142.6 2.8 0.6

Northeast

140.7 143.1 144.1 2.4 0.7

New England

146.1 148.7 149.0 2.0 0.2

Middle Atlantic

138.7 141.1 142.3 2.6 0.9

South

137.3 140.1 141.2 2.8 0.8

South Atlantic

139.7 142.7 144.0 3.1 0.9

East South Central

136.3 138.0 138.4 1.5 0.3

West South Central

133.7 136.5 137.6 2.9 0.8

Midwest

136.0 138.7 139.6 2.6 0.6

East North Central

134.3 137.0 138.0 2.8 0.7

West North Central

140.0 142.8 143.7 2.6 0.6

West

141.9 145.8 146.5 3.2 0.5

Mountain

139.1 142.8 143.5 3.2 0.5

Pacific

143.2 147.1 147.8 3.2 0.5

Footnotes
(1) Northeast Region: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

New England Division: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Middle Atlantic Division: New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

South Region: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi,
North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

South Atlantic Division: Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.
East South Central Division: Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
West South Central Division: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Midwest: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

East North Central Division: Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
West North Central Division: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

West: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

Mountain Division: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
Pacific Division: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.

Source: Employment Cost Trends

The Employment Cost Index (ECI) is a quarterly measure of changes in total labor costs and their wage-and-salary and benefits components.