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Table 5. COMPENSATION (NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED): Employment Cost Index for total compensation, for private industry workers, by occupational group and industry

Table 5. Employment Cost Index for total compensation(1), for private industry workers, by occupational group and industry [Not seasonally adjusted]
Occupational group and industry Indexes (Dec. 2005=100) Percent changes for
Mar.
2017
Dec.
2017
Mar.
2018
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Mar.
2017
Dec.
2017
Mar.
2018
Mar.
2017
Dec.
2017
Mar.
2018

All workers

128.3 130.5 131.9 0.9 0.4 1.1 2.3 2.6 2.8

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

128.7 130.8 132.2 0.9 0.5 1.1 2.4 2.6 2.7

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

128.5 130.5 131.8 0.9 0.4 1.0 2.0 2.4 2.6

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

128.0 129.9 131.2 0.9 0.4 1.0 1.9 2.4 2.5

Management, business, and financial

129.5 131.7 133.2 0.9 0.3 1.1 2.4 2.6 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

129.0 130.9 132.5 0.9 0.3 1.2 2.5 2.4 2.7

Professional and related

127.8 129.6 130.8 0.9 0.4 0.9 1.7 2.3 2.3

Sales and office

128.1 130.1 132.0 1.0 0.2 1.5 2.4 2.6 3.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

130.4 132.4 134.1 0.9 0.4 1.3 2.8 2.5 2.8

Sales and related

123.6 125.5 127.7 1.1 -0.2 1.8 2.3 2.7 3.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

128.4 130.5 132.3 1.1 0.4 1.4 3.1 2.8 3.0

Office and administrative support

131.4 133.3 135.0 0.9 0.4 1.3 2.6 2.4 2.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

128.5 131.2 131.8 0.6 0.5 0.5 2.2 2.7 2.6

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

129.2 131.6 132.2 0.6 0.4 0.5 2.7 2.5 2.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair

127.7 130.9 131.3 0.5 0.5 0.3 1.7 3.0 2.8

Production, transportation, and material moving

128.3 131.0 132.5 1.0 0.5 1.1 2.9 3.1 3.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

128.5 131.0 132.6 1.0 0.5 1.2 2.8 3.0 3.2

Production

126.5 129.2 130.2 0.8 0.5 0.8 2.5 2.9 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

126.7 129.5 130.5 0.7 0.5 0.8 2.5 2.9 3.0

Transportation and material moving

130.6 133.4 135.4 1.2 0.3 1.5 3.2 3.3 3.7

Service occupations

128.6 130.9 132.7 1.1 0.7 1.4 3.4 2.9 3.2

Industry and occupational group

Goods-producing industries(3)

126.5 128.9 129.9 0.6 0.4 0.8 2.2 2.5 2.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

126.9 129.3 130.3 0.6 0.5 0.8 2.3 2.5 2.7

Management, professional, and related

125.1 127.1 128.7 0.7 0.4 1.3 1.9 2.3 2.9

Sales and office

127.2 129.4 130.4 -0.1 -0.2 0.8 1.7 1.6 2.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

128.6 131.1 131.6 0.7 0.6 0.4 2.5 2.7 2.3

Production, transportation, and material moving

126.0 128.7 129.5 0.7 0.5 0.6 2.4 2.9 2.8

Construction

126.6 128.8 129.7 0.6 0.4 0.7 2.5 2.4 2.4

Manufacturing

126.4 128.9 130.0 0.7 0.4 0.9 2.2 2.7 2.8

Management, professional, and related

126.4 128.5 130.0 0.9 0.3 1.2 2.1 2.6 2.8

Sales and office occupations

129.0 131.3 132.4 0.4 0.3 0.8 2.0 2.2 2.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

127.3 130.7 130.8 0.1 0.8 0.1 1.6 2.8 2.7

Production, transportation, and material moving

125.6 128.3 129.2 0.6 0.4 0.7 2.4 2.8 2.9

Aircraft manufacturing

115.9 128.9 132.1 2.7 0.0 2.5 2.3 14.2 14.0

Service-providing industries(4)

128.9 131.0 132.6 0.9 0.3 1.2 2.4 2.6 2.9

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

129.3 131.3 132.9 1.0 0.4 1.2 2.5 2.6 2.8

Management, professional, and related

129.1 131.1 132.4 0.9 0.3 1.0 2.0 2.4 2.6

Sales and office

128.2 130.1 132.1 1.1 0.2 1.5 2.5 2.6 3.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

128.3 131.4 132.0 0.4 0.2 0.5 1.9 2.8 2.9

Production, transportation, and material moving

131.0 133.8 135.9 1.2 0.4 1.6 3.1 3.3 3.7

Service occupations

128.6 130.9 132.6 1.1 0.7 1.3 3.4 2.9 3.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

130.1 132.3 134.0 1.2 0.3 1.3 2.7 3.0 3.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

130.8 132.9 134.5 1.1 0.5 1.2 2.8 2.7 2.8

Wholesale trade

126.8 128.6 130.0 1.6 0.3 1.1 1.9 3.0 2.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

129.2 131.6 133.0 0.9 0.5 1.1 2.1 2.7 2.9

Retail trade

130.4 132.8 134.3 1.0 0.4 1.1 3.1 2.9 3.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

129.6 131.5 132.9 1.2 0.4 1.1 3.3 2.7 2.5

Transportation and warehousing

132.0 134.6 136.8 1.0 0.3 1.6 2.9 3.0 3.6

Utilities

139.3 141.2 143.5 1.1 0.2 1.6 2.6 2.5 3.0

Information

126.1 128.4 129.4 0.6 0.1 0.8 1.8 2.4 2.6

Financial activities

127.8 129.9 132.0 0.3 0.0 1.6 2.9 2.0 3.3

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

129.0 130.5 132.5 0.9 -0.1 1.5 2.5 2.1 2.7

Finance and insurance

128.0 130.1 132.2 0.3 0.0 1.6 3.0 2.0 3.3

Credit intermediation and related activities

127.8 128.8 130.6 0.8 -0.5 1.4 3.1 1.6 2.2

Excluding incentive paid

132.0 132.8 134.8 1.4 -0.4 1.5 3.0 2.0 2.1

Insurance carriers and related activities

130.8 132.6 134.1 1.0 0.1 1.1 3.1 2.4 2.5

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

129.8 131.5 133.0 1.1 0.2 1.1 2.4 2.4 2.5

Real estate and rental and leasing

127.1 129.3 130.9 0.3 0.1 1.2 2.5 2.1 3.0

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

130.2 132.3 134.0 0.3 0.1 1.3 2.1 1.9 2.9

Professional and business services

129.4 131.9 133.3 1.1 0.3 1.1 1.5 3.0 3.0

Professional, scientific, and technical services

131.9 134.1 135.9 1.3 0.1 1.3 1.6 3.0 3.0

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

125.3 128.5 129.3 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 3.1 3.2

Education and health services

128.5 130.4 131.4 0.5 0.6 0.8 2.1 2.0 2.3

Educational services

129.0 131.1 131.5 0.3 0.5 0.3 2.3 1.9 1.9

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

130.0 132.5 133.0 0.3 0.4 0.4 2.3 2.2 2.3

Health care and social assistance

128.5 130.2 131.4 0.7 0.5 0.9 2.1 2.0 2.3

Hospitals

129.6 131.3 132.1 0.7 0.5 0.6 2.5 2.0 1.9

Nursing and residential care facilities

124.3 126.5 127.6 0.6 0.6 0.9 2.6 2.4 2.7

Nursing care facilities(2)

124.0 126.3 127.1 0.3 0.6 0.6 2.1 2.2 2.5

Leisure and hospitality

128.5 130.3 132.6 2.1 0.5 1.8 4.3 3.6 3.2

Accommodations and food service

129.3 131.2 133.5 2.1 0.6 1.8 4.5 3.6 3.2

Other services, except public administration

129.2 131.3 132.9 0.8 0.2 1.2 2.9 2.4 2.9

Footnotes
(1) Includes wages, salaries, and employer costs for employee benefits.
(2) The index for this series is not strictly comparable with other series in this table.
(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; 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