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Table 12. BENEFITS (NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED): Employment Cost Index for benefits, by ownership, occupational group, industry, and bargaining status

Table 12. Employment Cost Index for benefits, by occupational group, industry, and bargaining status [Not seasonally adjusted]
Occupational group, industry, and bargaining status 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

Civilian workers

All workers(1)

132.2 134.4 135.7 0.8 0.3 1.0 2.2 2.5 2.6

Private industry workers

All workers

128.4 130.2 131.6 0.9 0.2 1.1 1.9 2.3 2.5

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

127.4 129.1 130.6 1.1 0.2 1.2 1.8 2.5 2.5

Sales and office

129.3 130.8 132.4 0.7 0.0 1.2 2.0 1.9 2.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

130.5 132.9 133.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 1.6 2.3 2.3

Production, transportation, and material moving

128.8 131.4 132.6 0.7 0.3 0.9 2.0 2.7 3.0

Service occupations

128.3 129.7 131.3 0.9 0.4 1.2 2.3 2.0 2.3

Industry

Goods-producing industries(2)

125.4 128.0 129.0 0.4 0.3 0.8 1.5 2.5 2.9

Manufacturing

125.0 128.0 129.1 0.6 0.2 0.9 1.5 3.0 3.3

Aircraft manufacturing

92.9 118.3 122.2 3.7 0.1 3.3 1.4 32.0 31.5

Service-providing industries(3)

129.6 131.2 132.7 1.0 0.2 1.1 2.0 2.3 2.4

Bargaining status

Union

137.4 140.6 141.7 1.0 0.5 0.8 1.8 3.3 3.1

Nonunion

126.6 128.2 129.6 0.9 0.2 1.1 1.9 2.2 2.4

State and local government workers

All workers

146.0 149.7 150.4 0.7 0.7 0.5 3.1 3.2 3.0

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) 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; 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