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Table 4. Compensation (not seasonally adjusted): Employment Cost Index for total compensation, for civilian workers, by occupational group and industry

Table 4. Employment Cost Index for total compensation(1), for civilian workers, by occupational group and industry [Not seasonally adjusted]
Occupational group and industry Indexes (Dec. 2005=100) Percent changes for
Sep.
2020
Jun.
2021
Sep.
2021
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Sep.
2020
Jun.
2021
Sep.
2021
Sep.
2020
Jun.
2021
Sep.
2021

All workers(2)

141.4 144.7 146.7 0.6 0.7 1.4 2.4 2.9 3.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(3)

141.5 144.6 146.3 0.6 0.8 1.2 2.4 2.8 3.4

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

140.0 142.3 144.2 0.6 0.6 1.3 2.0 2.2 3.0

Management, business, and financial

141.0 143.4 145.5 0.4 0.8 1.5 1.8 2.1 3.2

Professional and related

139.5 141.7 143.4 0.7 0.4 1.2 2.1 2.3 2.8

Sales and office

142.4 146.8 148.7 0.4 0.3 1.3 2.5 3.5 4.4

Sales and related

137.9 143.8 145.8 0.1 -0.3 1.4 2.7 4.4 5.7

Office and administrative support

145.1 148.5 150.3 0.6 0.8 1.2 2.4 2.9 3.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

141.0 144.4 145.7 0.5 1.0 0.9 2.3 2.9 3.3

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

140.8 144.5 145.7 0.5 1.3 0.8 1.9 3.1 3.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair

141.4 144.4 145.8 0.6 0.7 1.0 2.9 2.8 3.1

Production, transportation, and material moving

143.1 147.1 149.3 0.7 1.1 1.5 3.2 3.5 4.3

Production

139.5 143.9 145.8 0.6 1.4 1.3 3.1 3.7 4.5

Transportation and material moving

147.2 151.0 153.3 0.8 0.9 1.5 3.4 3.4 4.1

Service occupations

145.5 150.4 153.2 0.8 1.3 1.9 3.3 4.2 5.3

Industry

Goods-producing industries(4)

138.2 141.6 142.9 0.3 1.1 0.9 2.2 2.8 3.4

Manufacturing

137.6 140.8 142.5 0.3 1.0 1.2 2.3 2.6 3.6

Service-providing industries(5)

142.0 145.3 147.3 0.6 0.6 1.4 2.5 2.9 3.7

Education and health services

141.0 143.1 145.1 1.0 0.5 1.4 2.2 2.5 2.9

Educational services

141.8 143.0 145.2 0.9 0.2 1.5 2.1 1.8 2.4

Elementary and secondary schools

142.3 143.6 145.7 1.2 0.2 1.5 2.3 2.1 2.4

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

140.6 141.6 143.9 0.2 0.3 1.6 1.4 0.9 2.3

Health care and social assistance

140.2 143.2 145.0 1.1 0.7 1.3 2.2 3.2 3.4

Hospitals

140.9 144.0 145.4 0.4 0.7 1.0 2.4 2.6 3.2

Nursing and residential care facilities

137.4 141.4 143.8 0.7 1.1 1.7 2.6 3.7 4.7

Public administration

146.2 147.9 149.6 0.8 0.3 1.1 2.6 2.0 2.3

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) The index for this series is not strictly comparable with other series in this table.
(4) Includes mining, construction, and manufacturing.
(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; other services, except public administration; and public administration.

SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Compensation Survey

Last Modified Date: April 08, 2024