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Table 1. Seasonally adjusted: Employment Cost Index for total compensation, by ownership, occupational group, and industry

Table 1. Employment Cost Index for total compensation(1), by occupational group and industry [Seasonally adjusted]
Occupational group and industry Indexes (Dec.2005=100) Percent changes for 3-months ended-
Mar.
2020
Jun.
2020
Jun.
2018
Sep.
2018
Dec.
2018
Mar.
2019
Jun.
2019
Sep.
2019
Dec.
2019
Mar.
2020
Jun.
2020

Civilian workers

All workers(2)

140.0 140.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.5

Industry

Goods-producing industries(3)

136.7 137.7 0.7 0.3 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.7

Manufacturing

136.2 137.1 0.6 0.2 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.7

Service-providing industries(4)

140.8 141.4 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.9 0.4

Education and health services

139.7 140.0 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.2

Educational services

140.4 141.4 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.7

Elementary and secondary schools

140.7 141.5 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.7 0.6

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

140.0 140.9 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6

Health care and social assistance

138.9 138.7 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.7 -0.1

Hospitals

139.3 140.3 0.6 0.5 0.9 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7

Nursing and residential care facilities

135.6 136.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.7 0.7

Public administration

144.7 145.6 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.6

Private industry workers

All workers

139.3 139.9 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.4

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

137.9 138.3 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.3

Management, business, and financial

139.5 140.1 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.4

Professional and related

136.8 137.0 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.1

Sales and office

140.5 141.5 1.0 0.8 0.9 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.9 0.7

Sales and related

136.6 137.9 0.9 0.9 1.1 0.5 0.5 0.9 0.8 1.3 1.0

Office and administrative support

143.1 143.9 1.1 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

139.4 139.7 1.0 0.4 0.7 0.7 0.4 0.8 0.7 1.0 0.2

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

140.4 139.6 0.7 0.4 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.9 0.7 1.2 -0.6

Installation, maintenance, and repair

138.4 139.8 1.4 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.1 0.7 0.6 0.8 1.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

140.4 141.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 1.0 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.9

Production

137.1 138.5 0.7 0.4 0.5 0.9 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.7 1.0

Transportation and material moving

144.3 145.7 0.7 1.0 0.7 1.1 0.7 0.8 1.2 0.6 1.0

Service occupations

141.9 143.1 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.7 1.1 0.8 0.8

Industry

Goods-producing industries(3)

136.6 137.6 0.7 0.3 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.7

Construction

137.7 139.0 0.9 0.4 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.0 0.7 0.5 0.9

Manufacturing

136.2 137.1 0.6 0.2 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.7

Aircraft manufacturing

120.5 122.3 0.3 -6.7 0.2 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.2 -1.6 1.5

Service-providing industries(5)

140.1 140.6 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

142.1 143.1 0.6 1.2 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.7

Wholesale trade

136.6 137.6 -0.1 1.8 0.7 0.8 -0.3 0.7 0.1 1.2 0.7

Retail trade

143.0 143.7 1.0 0.9 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.6 0.5

Transportation and warehousing

146.1 147.4 0.7 1.1 0.6 0.9 0.8 0.8 1.3 0.6 0.9

Utilities

151.4 152.8 0.5 0.8 0.6 1.6 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.1 0.9

Information

137.0 138.2 3.1 0.8 0.4 0.5 -0.9 0.4 0.8 0.6 0.9

Financial activities

139.7 140.5 0.9 0.3 0.6 0.9 0.4 1.2 0.5 0.8 0.6

Finance and insurance

140.4 141.1 1.0 0.2 0.5 1.0 0.3 1.2 0.6 0.9 0.5

Credit intermediation and related activities

138.6 139.9 0.7 0.3 0.8 0.9 0.4 1.4 0.6 0.7 0.9

Insurance carriers and related activities

140.7 141.7 1.0 0.1 0.4 1.2 0.3 0.9 0.6 0.3 0.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

136.6 137.8 0.5 0.6 1.0 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.9

Professional and business services

140.5 140.7 0.4 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.8 0.7 0.6 1.2 0.1

Professional, scientific, and technical services

142.9 142.4 0.1 1.1 0.6 0.2 0.8 0.6 0.6 1.3 -0.3

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

137.3 138.2 0.9 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.6 1.1 0.7

Education and health services

138.3 138.1 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.8 -0.1

Educational services

138.8 139.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.6 1.0 0.4 1.0 0.6

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

140.6 141.2 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.4

Health care and social assistance

138.2 137.8 0.5 0.8 0.8 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.8 -0.3

Hospitals

138.7 139.7 0.6 0.5 0.9 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.7

Nursing and residential care facilities

133.8 134.7 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.7

Leisure and hospitality

141.8 142.9 0.4 0.8 1.3 0.8 0.7 0.5 1.1 1.2 0.8

Accommodations and food services

143.7 144.8 0.4 0.7 1.1 1.1 0.9 0.6 1.1 1.4 0.8

Other services, except public administration

140.4 140.9 0.5 0.2 1.1 1.0 0.9 0.1 1.2 0.6 0.4

State and local government workers

All workers

142.8 143.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.6

Industry

Education and health services

141.3 142.2 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.6

Educational services

140.9 141.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.6

Schools

140.8 141.7 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.6

Elementary and secondary schools

141.1 142.0 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.7 0.6

Health care and social assistance

144.6 145.5 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.8 0.6

Hospitals

141.8 142.7 0.7 0.5 0.8 1.0 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.6

Public administration

144.7 145.6 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.6

Footnotes
(1) Includes wages, salaries, and employer costs for employee benefits.
(2) Includes workers in the private nonfarm economy except those in private households, and workers in the public sector, except the federal government.
(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.
(5) 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: July 31, 2020