Table 7. COMPENSATION (NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED): Employment Cost Index for total compensation, for State and local government workers, by occupational group and industry


    Table 7.    Employment Cost Index for total compensation(1), for State and local government workers, by
    occupational group and industry
                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                 
                                                  Indexes (Dec. 2005 =             Percent changes for–          
                                                          100)                                                   
                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                 
          Occupational group and industry                                  3-months ended–     12-months ended–  
                                                 Mar.    Dec.    Mar.                                            
                                                  2014    2014    2015                                           
                                                                         Mar.   Dec.   Mar.   Mar.   Dec.   Mar. 
                                                                         2014   2014   2015   2014   2014   2015 
                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                 
        State and local government workers                                                                       
                                                                                                                 
    All workers................................  122.8   124.7   125.4     0.5    0.4    0.6    1.9    2.0    2.1
                                                                                                                 
                Occupational group                                                                               
                                                                                                                 
      Management, professional, and related....  121.8   123.7   124.3      .5     .3     .5    1.8    2.1    2.1
        Professional and related...............  121.6   123.5   124.2      .5     .4     .6    1.8    2.1    2.1
                                                                                                                 
      Sales and office.........................  124.3   126.4   127.2      .7     .4     .6    2.1    2.4    2.3
        Office and administrative support......  124.3   126.5   127.2      .7     .5     .6    2.1    2.5    2.3
                                                                                                                 
      Service occupations......................  124.9   127.1   127.8      .5     .4     .6    2.0    2.3    2.3
                                                                                                                 
                     Industry                                                                                    
                                                                                                                 
      Education and health services............  121.6   123.4   124.1      .4     .3     .6    1.7    1.9    2.1
        Educational services...................  121.1   123.0   123.6      .4     .4     .5    1.7    2.0    2.1
          Schools(2)...........................  121.1   123.0   123.6      .4     .4     .5    1.7    2.0    2.1
            Elementary and secondary schools...  120.9   122.8   123.3      .3     .4     .4    1.5    1.9    2.0
        Health care and social assistance(3)...  125.0   126.8   128.0      .0     .3     .9    1.5    1.4    2.4
          Hospitals............................  123.5   125.0   125.7     -.2     .2     .6    1.1    1.1    1.8
      Public administration....................  124.2   126.4   126.9      .6     .5     .4    2.3    2.4    2.2

      1 Includes wages, salaries, and employer costs for employee benefits.
      2 Includes elementary and secondary schools; junior colleges; colleges, universities, and professional
    schools.
      3 Includes ambulatory health care services and social assistance, not shown separately.

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