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Table 13. COMPENSATION AND WAGES AND SALARIES (NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED): Employment Cost Index for total compensation, and wages and salaries, for private industry workers, by area


    Table 13. Employment Cost Index for total compensation,(1) and wages and salaries,
    for private industry workers, by area
                                                                                         
                                                                                         
                                                   Percent changes for 12-months ended–  
                                                                                         
                                                                                         
        Census region and metropolitan area      Total compensation   Wages and salaries 
                                                                                         
                                                                                         
                                                 June   Mar.   June   June   Mar.   June 
                                                 2011   2012   2012   2011   2012   2012 
                                                                                         
                                                                                         
    Northeast                                                                            
                                                                                         
      Boston-Worcester-Manchester, MA-NH CSA...    3.1    1.9    1.2    2.7    1.6    0.8
                                                                                         
      New York-Newark-Bridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA                                            
       CSA.....................................    2.6    1.8    1.7    1.9    1.5    1.7
                                                                                         
      Philadelphia-Camden-Vineland, PA-NJ-DE-MD                                          
       CSA.....................................    2.1    2.1    2.1    1.4    2.3    2.4
                                                                                         
    South                                                                                
                                                                                         
      Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Gainesville, GA-AL                                           
       CSA.....................................    1.3    3.2    2.7    1.1    2.7    2.2
                                                                                         
      Dallas-Fort Worth, TX CSA................    3.2    2.6    1.4    2.3    1.1     .8
                                                                                         
      Houston-Baytown-Huntsville, TX CSA.......    3.2    1.7    2.0    3.0    1.5    1.9
                                                                                         
      Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL                                            
       MSA.....................................    1.4    1.6    1.7    1.2    1.5    1.7
                                                                                         
      Washington-Baltimore-Northern Virginia,                                            
       DC-MD-VA-WV CSA.........................    1.5    1.8    2.0    1.3    1.4    1.9
                                                                                         
    Midwest                                                                              
                                                                                         
      Chicago-Naperville-Michigan City,                                                  
       IL-IN-WI CSA............................    2.6    1.8    1.7    1.5    1.3    1.1
                                                                                         
      Detroit-Warren-Flint, MI CSA.............    4.9    1.9     .3     .7    1.2    2.6
                                                                                         
      Minneapolis-St. Paul-St. Cloud, MN-WI CSA    2.2    1.8    2.0    1.7    1.3    1.7
                                                                                         
    West                                                                                 
                                                                                         
      Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, CA CSA     1.9    1.6    1.6    1.2    1.4    1.6
                                                                                         
      Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ MSA..........    3.1    1.5     .4    2.1    1.0    1.0
                                                                                         
      San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland, CA CSA...    2.5    2.1    2.1    1.9    1.4    1.6
                                                                                         
      Seattle-Tacoma-Olympia, WA CSA...........    4.4     .8     .5    1.7    1.7    1.7

      1 Includes wages, salaries, and employer costs for employee benefits.

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Last Modified Date: October 27, 2020