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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 [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(1)

127.6 129.8 131.1 0.8 0.4 1.0 2.5 2.5 2.7

Excluding incentive paid occupations(2)

127.7 129.9 131.1 0.8 0.5 0.9 2.6 2.5 2.7

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

127.6 129.6 130.6 0.6 0.4 0.8 2.1 2.2 2.4

Management, business, and financial

129.3 131.7 133.0 0.5 0.4 1.0 2.2 2.3 2.9

Professional and related

126.6 128.5 129.3 0.7 0.4 0.6 1.9 2.2 2.1

Sales and office

127.4 129.5 131.4 1.1 0.2 1.5 2.6 2.8 3.1

Sales and related

123.7 125.8 128.2 1.3 -0.2 1.9 2.3 3.0 3.6

Office and administrative support

130.0 132.0 133.5 0.9 0.5 1.1 2.8 2.5 2.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

127.4 130.3 130.8 0.6 0.5 0.4 2.5 2.9 2.7

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

127.7 130.2 130.8 0.9 0.5 0.5 3.2 2.8 2.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair

127.3 130.5 130.8 0.5 0.5 0.2 2.0 3.0 2.7

Production, transportation, and material moving

128.0 130.8 132.3 1.0 0.5 1.1 3.3 3.2 3.4

Production

126.8 129.5 130.6 0.9 0.5 0.8 3.1 3.0 3.0

Transportation and material moving

129.5 132.3 134.3 1.3 0.4 1.5 3.6 3.4 3.7

Service occupations

128.3 130.8 132.4 1.0 0.8 1.2 3.4 3.0 3.2

Industry

Goods-producing industries(3)

127.0 129.3 130.4 0.7 0.5 0.9 2.5 2.5 2.7

Manufacturing

127.1 129.3 130.4 0.7 0.5 0.9 2.5 2.5 2.6

Service-providing industries(4)

127.7 129.9 131.2 0.9 0.4 1.0 2.5 2.6 2.7

Education and health services

126.0 128.0 128.7 0.5 0.5 0.5 2.2 2.1 2.1

Educational services

124.1 126.0 126.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 2.2 1.9 1.8

Elementary and secondary schools

122.7 124.6 124.9 0.2 0.2 0.2 2.0 1.8 1.8

Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

126.3 128.2 128.4 0.6 0.5 0.2 2.6 2.2 1.7

Health care and social assistance

128.2 130.2 131.5 0.6 0.6 1.0 2.2 2.2 2.6

Hospitals

128.8 130.9 131.5 0.6 0.6 0.5 2.5 2.3 2.1

Nursing and residential care facilities

124.8 127.3 128.5 0.7 0.6 0.9 2.7 2.7 3.0

Public administration

125.9 127.7 128.3 0.8 0.6 0.5 2.4 2.2 1.9

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) 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.

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

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Last Modified Date: June 30, 2021