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Table 6. COMPENSATION (NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED): Employment Cost Index for total compensation, for private industry workers, by bargaining status, census region, census divisions, and area


    Table 6.    Employment Cost Index for total compensation(1), for private industry workers, by bargaining
    status and census region and division
                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                 
                                                  Indexes (Dec. 2005 =             Percent changes for–          
                                                          100)                                                   
                                                                                                                 
      Bargaining status and census region and                                                                    
                     division                                              3-months ended–     12-months ended–  
                                                  June    Mar.    June                                           
                                                  2011    2012    2012                                           
                                                                         June   Mar.   June   June   Mar.   June 
                                                                         2011   2012   2012   2011   2012   2012 
                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                 
                 Bargaining status                                                                               
                                                                                                                 
      Union....................................  117.1   118.3   119.3     1.3    0.3    0.8    3.0    2.3    1.9
        Goods-producing industries(2)..........  116.4   115.8   116.6     1.8    -.9     .7    3.4    1.3     .2
          Manufacturing........................  113.8   112.1   112.8     2.6   -1.5     .6    4.3    1.1    -.9
        Service-providing industries(3)........  117.7   120.4   121.5      .8    1.3     .9    2.8    3.1    3.2
                                                                                                                 
      Nonunion.................................  113.8   115.3   116.0      .7     .7     .6    2.2    2.0    1.9
        Goods-producing industries(2)..........  112.2   113.5   114.1      .8     .5     .5    2.5    2.0    1.7
          Manufacturing........................  112.5   113.9   114.4      .8     .8     .4    3.0    2.1    1.7
        Service-providing industries(3)........  114.3   115.8   116.5      .7     .7     .6    2.1    2.0    1.9
                                                                                                                 
           Census region and division(4)                                                                         
                                                                                                                 
      Northeast................................  115.3   116.5   117.1      .8     .3     .5    2.3    1.8    1.6
        New England............................  116.0   116.9   117.4     1.0     .5     .4    2.6    1.8    1.2
        Middle Atlantic........................  115.1   116.4   117.0      .7     .3     .5    2.3    1.8    1.7
                                                                                                                 
      South....................................  114.3   116.0   116.8      .8     .9     .7    2.1    2.3    2.2
        South Atlantic.........................  114.6   116.4   117.3      .7     .9     .8    1.8    2.3    2.4
        East South Central.....................  112.7   114.0   115.1      .5     .7    1.0    1.7    1.7    2.1
        West South Central.....................  114.4   116.2   116.8     1.1    1.0     .5    2.7    2.7    2.1
                                                                                                                 
      Midwest..................................  113.3   114.7   115.3     1.0     .7     .5    2.6    2.2    1.8
        East North Central.....................  112.7   113.9   114.5     1.0     .6     .5    2.6    2.1    1.6
        West North Central.....................  114.8   116.9   117.5      .8    1.1     .5    2.5    2.6    2.4
                                                                                                                 
      West.....................................  114.3   115.7   116.3      .7     .5     .5    2.3    1.9    1.7
        Mountain...............................  113.9   115.4   116.0      .4     .1     .5    1.4    1.8    1.8
        Pacific................................  114.5   115.9   116.5      .8     .7     .5    2.7    2.0    1.7

      1 Includes wages, salaries, and employer costs for employee benefits.
      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.
      4 The states (including the District of Columbia) that comprise the census divisions are: New England:
    Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont; Middle Atlantic: New Jersey, New
    York, and Pennsylvania; South Atlantic: Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North
    Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia; East South Central: Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi,
    and Tennessee; West South Central: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas; East North Central: Illinois,
    Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin; West North Central: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska,
    North Dakota, and South Dakota; Mountain: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and
    Wyoming; and Pacific: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.
      
      NOTE:  The indexes for these series are not strictly comparable to those for the aggregate, occupation, and
      industry series. Dashes indicate data not available.

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Last Modified Date: October 27, 2020