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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-
Sep.
2020
Jun.
2021
Sep.
2021
3-months ended- 12-months ended-
Sep.
2020
Jun.
2021
Sep.
2021
Sep.
2020
Jun.
2021
Sep.
2021

Civilian workers

All workers(1)

143.9 146.2 147.5 0.6 0.4 0.9 2.3 2.2 2.5

Private industry workers

All workers

138.5 140.8 142.1 0.4 0.4 0.9 2.0 2.0 2.6

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

136.9 139.1 140.3 0.4 0.4 0.9 1.8 2.1 2.5

Sales and office

140.1 142.5 143.5 0.2 0.3 0.7 1.8 1.9 2.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

141.2 143.8 144.8 0.4 0.8 0.7 1.8 2.2 2.5

Production, transportation, and material moving

139.5 141.6 143.7 0.4 0.4 1.5 2.5 1.9 3.0

Service occupations

138.0 140.8 142.6 0.4 0.5 1.3 2.4 2.5 3.3

Industry

Goods-producing industries(2)

134.2 136.5 138.2 0.2 0.5 1.2 1.4 1.9 3.0

Manufacturing

133.5 135.5 137.7 0.1 0.4 1.6 1.4 1.6 3.1

Aircraft manufacturing

96.3 98.7 122.1 0.7 0.3 23.7 -3.0 3.2 26.8

Service-providing industries(3)

140.1 142.4 143.6 0.4 0.4 0.8 2.1 2.1 2.5

Bargaining status

Union

151.1 152.6 154.8 0.5 0.2 1.4 2.9 1.5 2.4

Nonunion

136.0 138.5 139.7 0.3 0.4 0.9 1.8 2.1 2.7

State and local government workers

All workers

163.6 165.6 167.1 1.4 0.3 0.9 3.2 2.6 2.1

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

Last Modified Date: April 08, 2024