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Table 3. SEASONALLY ADJUSTED: Employment Cost Index for benefits, by ownership, occupational group, and industry


    Table 3.  Employment Cost Index for benefits, by occupational group and industry
                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                     
                                                Indexes (Dec.           Percent changes for 3-months ended–          
                                                 2005 = 100)                                                         
          Occupational group and industry                                                                            
                                                                                                                     
                                                 Mar.   June   Sep.   Dec.   Mar.   June   Sep.   Dec.   Mar.   June 
                                                 2012   2012   2010   2010   2011   2011   2011   2011   2012   2012 
                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                     
                 Civilian workers                                                                                    
                                                                                                                     
    All workers(1).............................  118.5  119.2    0.8    0.6    1.1    1.1    0.3    0.7    0.5    0.6
                                                                                                                     
             Private industry workers                                                                                
                                                                                                                     
    All workers................................  116.7  117.4     .8     .5    1.1    1.4     .3     .8     .3     .6
                                                                                                                     
                Occupational group                                                                                   
                                                                                                                     
      Management, professional, and related....  116.4  117.1     .6     .7    1.1    1.3     .3    1.0     .4     .6
                                                                                                                     
      Sales and office.........................  116.6  117.4     .6     .4    1.1    1.3     .4     .4     .7     .7
                                                                                                                     
      Natural resources, construction, and                                                                           
       maintenance.............................  117.9  118.7     .8     .5     .6    1.1     .6     .9     .6     .7
                                                                                                                     
      Production, transportation, and material                                                                       
       moving..................................  116.0  116.7    1.1     .7     .8    2.4     .1    1.1   -1.3     .6
                                                                                                                     
      Service occupations......................  117.7  118.0    1.0     .6    1.0     .6     .3     .8     .6     .2
                                                                                                                     
                     Industry                                                                                        
                                                                                                                     
      Goods-producing industries(2)............  114.0  114.5    1.2     .5     .9    1.9     .1    1.1   -1.0     .4
        Manufacturing..........................  112.9  113.4    1.5     .8    1.1    2.3     .0    1.1   -1.6     .4
                                                                                                                     
      Service-providing industries(3)..........  117.8  118.5     .5     .5    1.2    1.2     .3     .7     .9     .6
                                                                                                                     
        State and local government workers                                                                           
                                                                                                                     
    All workers................................  124.9  126.0     .9     .7     .9     .4     .4     .4    1.1     .9

      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; education services; health care and
    social assistance; arts, entertainment and recreation; accommodation and food services; and other services,
    except public administration.

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Last Modified Date: October 27, 2020