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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 [Seasonally adjusted]
Occupational group and industry Indexes (Dec. 2005=100) Percent changes for 3-months ended-
Dec.
2017
Mar.
2018
Mar.
2016
Jun.
2016
Sep.
2016
Dec.
2016
Mar.
2017
Jun.
2017
Sep.
2017
Dec.
2017
Mar.
2018

Civilian workers

All workers(1)

134.7 135.7 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.7

Private industry workers

All workers

130.5 131.6 0.5 0.3 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.8

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

129.5 130.4 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.7

Sales and office

131.2 132.3 1.0 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

133.1 133.4 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving

131.6 132.6 0.6 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.5 1.2 0.5 0.8

Service occupations

129.9 131.1 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.9

Industry

Goods-producing industries(2)

128.0 129.0 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 1.2 0.4 0.8

Manufacturing

128.1 129.1 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.5 1.7 0.3 0.8

Service-providing industries(3)

131.5 132.6 0.5 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.8

State and local government workers

All workers(1)

149.6 150.3 0.7 0.6 1.1 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.5

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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Last Modified Date: June 30, 2021