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Table 8. WAGES AND SALARIES (NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED): Employment Cost Index for wages and salaries, for civilian workers, by occupational group and industry


    Table 8.  Employment Cost Index for wages and salaries, for civilian workers, by occupational group and
    industry
                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                 
                                                  Indexes (Dec. 2005 =             Percent changes for–          
                                                          100)                                                   
                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                 
          Occupational group and industry                                  3-months ended–     12-months ended–  
                                                  June    Mar.    June                                           
                                                  2011    2012    2012                                           
                                                                         June   Mar.   June   June   Mar.   June 
                                                                         2011   2012   2012   2011   2012   2012 
                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                 
                 Civilian workers                                                                                
                                                                                                                 
    All workers(1).............................  113.9   115.3   115.8     0.4    0.6    0.4    1.6    1.7    1.7
        Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)  114.4   115.6   116.0      .4     .4     .3    1.6    1.4    1.4
                                                                                                                 
                Occupational group                                                                               
                                                                                                                 
      Management, professional, and related....  114.6   115.9   116.4      .4     .6     .4    1.6    1.5    1.6
        Management, business, and financial....  114.3   115.6   116.5      .4     .6     .8    1.5    1.5    1.9
        Professional and related...............  114.7   116.0   116.4      .3     .5     .3    1.6    1.4    1.5
                                                                                                                 
      Sales and office.........................  112.7   114.3   115.1      .9     .5     .7    1.7    2.3    2.1
        Sales and related......................  109.7   111.4   112.7     1.8     .5    1.2    1.6    3.3    2.7
        Office and administrative support......  114.7   116.2   116.7      .3     .6     .4    1.8    1.7    1.7
                                                                                                                 
      Natural resources, construction, and                                                                       
       maintenance.............................  114.5   115.7   116.0      .6     .3     .3    1.4    1.7    1.3
        Construction, extraction, farming,                                                                       
         fishing, and forestry.................  114.8   115.6   115.9      .3     .0     .3    1.4    1.0    1.0
        Installation, maintenance, and repair..  114.1   115.7   116.1      .9     .4     .3    1.5    2.3    1.8
                                                                                                                 
      Production, transportation, and material                                                                   
       moving..................................  112.2   113.9   114.2      .4     .7     .3    1.5    1.9    1.8
        Production.............................  111.6   113.3   113.6      .4     .8     .3    1.4    1.9    1.8
        Transportation and material moving.....  113.1   114.6   115.0      .4     .7     .3    1.8    1.8    1.7
                                                                                                                 
      Service occupations......................  114.6   115.7   116.0      .1     .3     .3    1.3    1.0    1.2
                                                                                                                 
                     Industry                                                                                    
                                                                                                                 
      Goods-producing industries(3)............  112.7   114.0   114.5      .4     .4     .4    1.6    1.6    1.6
        Manufacturing..........................  112.0   113.6   114.0      .4     .8     .4    1.8    1.9    1.8
                                                                                                                 
      Service-providing industries(4)..........  114.1   115.5   116.1      .4     .5     .5    1.5    1.7    1.8
        Education and health services..........  114.4   115.8   116.1      .2     .4     .3    1.2    1.4    1.5
          Education services...................  113.6   114.8   114.9      .0     .2     .1    1.2    1.1    1.1
            Elementary and secondary schools...  113.6   114.5   114.6      .0     .1     .1    1.0     .8     .9
            Junior colleges, colleges,                                                                           
             universities, and professional                                                                      
             schools...........................  113.2   114.7   114.8      .0     .4     .1    1.4    1.3    1.4
          Health care and social assistance(5)   115.4   117.1   117.5      .4     .8     .3    1.3    1.9    1.8
            Hospitals..........................  116.2   117.6   117.9      .3     .3     .3    1.5    1.6    1.5
            Nursing and residential care                                                                         
             facilities........................  113.5   114.2   114.4      .4     .4     .2    1.2    1.1     .8
        Public administration..................  114.5   115.6   115.8      .1     .5     .2    1.0    1.0    1.1

      1 Includes workers in the private nonfarm economy except those in private households, and workers in the
    public sector, except the federal government.
      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; other
    services, except public administration; and public administration.
      5 Includes ambulatory health care services and social assistance, not shown separately.

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Last Modified Date: October 27, 2020