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Table 1. Seasonally adjusted: Employment Cost Index for total compensation, by ownership, occupational group, and industry

Table 1. Employment Cost Index for total compensation(1), by occupational group and industry [Seasonally adjusted]
Occupational group and industry Indexes (Dec.2005=100) Percent changes for 3-months ended-
Jun.
2021
Sep.
2021
Sep.
2019
Dec.
2019
Mar.
2020
Jun.
2020
Sep.
2020
Dec.
2020
Mar.
2021
Jun.
2021
Sep.
2021

Civilian workers

All workers(2)

144.7 146.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.9 0.7 1.3

Industry

Goods-producing industries(3)

141.5 142.8 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.6 0.7 1.1 0.9

Manufacturing

140.7 142.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.7 0.5 1.0 1.4

Service-providing industries(4)

145.5 147.4 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.7 1.3

Education and health services

143.5 145.0 0.9 0.5 0.7 0.2 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 1.0

Educational services

143.8 145.1 0.9 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.9

Elementary and secondary schools

144.6 145.7 1.0 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.8

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

142.1 143.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 -0.3 0.5 0.2 0.5 1.1

Health care and social assistance

143.2 145.0 0.7 0.5 0.7 -0.1 1.1 0.6 0.8 0.8 1.3

Hospitals

144.0 145.5 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.9 0.7 1.0

Nursing and residential care facilities

141.5 143.9 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.9 1.1 1.7

Public administration

148.5 149.7 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.2 0.7 0.8

Private industry workers

All workers

144.3 146.3 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.8 1.0 0.8 1.4

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

141.6 143.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7 1.3

Management, business, and financial

143.1 145.3 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.8 1.5

Professional and related

140.4 142.1 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.1 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.6 1.2

Sales and office

146.4 148.4 1.0 0.4 1.1 0.6 0.4 1.1 1.8 0.3 1.4

Sales and related

143.6 145.7 1.4 0.3 1.6 0.6 0.1 1.5 3.3 -0.5 1.5

Office and administrative support

148.2 150.2 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.9 1.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

144.0 145.3 0.9 0.6 1.0 0.2 0.6 0.6 1.0 0.8 0.9

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

144.1 145.5 0.9 0.7 1.1 -0.4 0.5 0.6 0.8 1.2 1.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair

143.9 145.2 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.6 0.7 1.1 0.5 0.9

Production, transportation, and material moving

146.8 149.0 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.9 0.6 1.3 1.5

Production

143.6 145.7 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.4 1.5

Transportation and material moving

150.8 153.1 0.9 1.1 0.7 0.9 0.8 1.1 0.3 1.3 1.5

Service occupations

150.0 153.1 0.7 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.9 1.2 1.7 2.1

Industry

Goods-producing industries(3)

141.4 142.8 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.7 0.6 1.1 1.0

Construction

143.2 143.6 1.1 0.7 0.6 0.9 0.3 0.6 0.9 1.2 0.3

Manufacturing

140.7 142.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.7 0.5 1.0 1.4

Aircraft manufacturing

125.4 134.2 0.2 0.4 -1.6 1.4 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.6 7.0

Service-providing industries(5)

145.1 147.3 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.4 0.6 0.8 1.1 0.7 1.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

148.2 150.0 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.3 1.2 0.8 1.2 1.2

Wholesale trade

142.4 143.7 0.5 0.4 0.8 1.1 0.0 0.4 0.9 2.0 0.9

Retail trade

149.9 152.3 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.6 1.6 1.0 0.9 1.6

Transportation and warehousing

151.0 152.7 1.0 1.0 0.6 0.9 0.5 1.3 0.1 0.6 1.1

Utilities

156.2 158.0 0.6 0.7 0.2 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.5 1.2

Information

142.1 143.8 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.8 0.6 1.2 0.6 0.5 1.2

Financial activities

144.6 147.5 1.2 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.7 3.6 -1.7 2.0

Finance and insurance

145.5 148.7 1.2 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.7 4.3 -2.2 2.2

Credit intermediation and related activities

144.6 152.5 1.4 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.2 2.3 5.5

Insurance carriers and related activities

144.9 146.3 0.9 0.6 0.3 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.1 1.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

140.5 141.9 0.6 0.6 0.1 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.4 0.8 1.0

Professional and business services

144.5 146.7 0.7 0.5 1.1 0.3 0.4 0.8 0.6 0.8 1.5

Professional, scientific, and technical services

145.9 148.4 0.6 0.4 1.2 -0.1 0.3 1.0 0.2 0.8 1.7

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

143.6 145.6 0.6 0.6 1.1 0.7 0.6 1.0 1.2 1.1 1.4

Education and health services

142.2 144.1 0.7 0.5 0.8 -0.1 0.9 0.6 0.7 0.7 1.3

Educational services

141.1 143.2 1.1 0.4 0.9 0.6 -0.2 0.7 0.3 0.3 1.5

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

142.0 143.8 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.4 -0.7 0.4 0.3 0.6 1.3

Health care and social assistance

142.4 144.3 0.7 0.5 0.8 -0.3 1.2 0.6 0.8 0.8 1.3

Hospitals

143.5 145.0 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.7 1.0

Nursing and residential care facilities

139.9 142.4 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.3 1.8

Leisure and hospitality

150.7 154.5 0.7 1.2 0.9 1.0 1.1 0.3 1.4 2.5 2.5

Accommodation and food services

153.7 157.5 0.8 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.4 0.6 1.5 2.6 2.5

Other services, except public administration

146.1 148.4 0.1 1.2 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 1.1 1.4 1.6

State and local government workers

All workers

146.6 147.7 0.9 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.8

Industry

Education and health services

145.0 146.1 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.8

Educational services

144.5 145.6 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.8

Schools

144.4 145.5 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.8

Elementary and secondary schools

145.2 146.2 0.9 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.7

Health care and social assistance

149.0 150.3 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.9 0.9

Hospitals

146.2 147.4 0.9 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.6 1.0 0.8

Public administration

148.5 149.7 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.2 0.7 0.8

Footnotes
(1) Includes wages, salaries, and employer costs for employee benefits.
(2) Includes workers in the private nonfarm economy except those in private households, and workers in the public sector, except the federal government.
(3) Includes mining, construction, and manufacturing.
(4) 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; other services, except public administration; and public administration.
(5) 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

Last Modified Date: April 08, 2024