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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.
2021
Jun.
2021
Jun.
2019
Sep.
2019
Dec.
2019
Mar.
2020
Jun.
2020
Sep.
2020
Dec.
2020
Mar.
2021
Jun.
2021

Civilian workers

All workers(2)

143.7 144.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.9 0.7

Industry

Goods-producing industries(3)

140.0 141.5 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.6 0.7 1.1

Manufacturing

139.3 140.7 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.7 0.5 1.0

Service-providing industries(4)

144.5 145.5 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.7

Education and health services

142.6 143.5 0.6 0.9 0.5 0.7 0.2 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6

Educational services

143.1 143.8 0.7 0.9 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.6 0.4 0.5

Elementary and secondary schools

143.8 144.6 0.7 1.0 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.6

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

141.4 142.1 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 -0.3 0.5 0.2 0.5

Health care and social assistance

142.1 143.2 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.7 -0.1 1.1 0.6 0.8 0.8

Hospitals

143.0 144.0 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.9 0.7

Nursing and residential care facilities

139.9 141.5 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.9 1.1

Public administration

147.5 148.5 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.2 0.7

Private industry workers

All workers

143.2 144.3 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.8 1.0 0.8

Occupational group

Management, professional, and related

140.6 141.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7

Management, business, and financial

142.0 143.1 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.8

Professional and related

139.6 140.4 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.1 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.6

Sales and office

146.0 146.4 0.5 1.0 0.4 1.1 0.6 0.4 1.1 1.8 0.3

Sales and related

144.3 143.6 0.2 1.4 0.3 1.6 0.6 0.1 1.5 3.3 -0.5

Office and administrative support

146.9 148.2 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

142.8 144.0 0.4 0.9 0.6 1.0 0.2 0.6 0.6 1.0 0.8

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

142.4 144.1 0.8 0.9 0.7 1.1 -0.4 0.5 0.6 0.8 1.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair

143.2 143.9 0.1 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.6 0.7 1.1 0.5

Production, transportation, and material moving

144.9 146.8 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.9 0.6 1.3

Production

141.6 143.6 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.4

Transportation and material moving

148.9 150.8 0.7 0.9 1.1 0.7 0.9 0.8 1.1 0.3 1.3

Service occupations

147.5 150.0 1.0 0.7 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.9 1.2 1.7

Industry

Goods-producing industries(3)

139.9 141.4 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.7 0.6 1.1

Construction

141.5 143.2 0.7 1.1 0.7 0.6 0.9 0.3 0.6 0.9 1.2

Manufacturing

139.3 140.7 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.7 0.5 1.0

Aircraft manufacturing

124.7 125.4 0.3 0.2 0.4 -1.6 1.4 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.6

Service-providing industries(5)

144.1 145.1 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.4 0.6 0.8 1.1 0.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

146.5 148.2 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.3 1.2 0.8 1.2

Wholesale trade

139.6 142.4 0.1 0.5 0.4 0.8 1.1 0.0 0.4 0.9 2.0

Retail trade

148.5 149.9 0.9 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.6 1.6 1.0 0.9

Transportation and warehousing

150.1 151.0 0.8 1.0 1.0 0.6 0.9 0.5 1.3 0.1 0.6

Utilities

155.5 156.2 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.2 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.5

Information

141.4 142.1 -1.0 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.8 0.6 1.2 0.6 0.5

Financial activities

147.1 144.6 0.3 1.2 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.7 3.6 -1.7

Finance and insurance

148.8 145.5 0.4 1.2 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.7 4.3 -2.2

Credit intermediation and related activities

141.4 144.6 0.3 1.4 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.2 2.3

Insurance carriers and related activities

144.8 144.9 0.3 0.9 0.6 0.3 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

139.4 140.5 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.1 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.4 0.8

Professional and business services

143.4 144.5 1.0 0.7 0.5 1.1 0.3 0.4 0.8 0.6 0.8

Professional, scientific, and technical services

144.7 145.9 1.0 0.6 0.4 1.2 -0.1 0.3 1.0 0.2 0.8

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

142.1 143.6 0.8 0.6 0.6 1.1 0.7 0.6 1.0 1.2 1.1

Education and health services

141.2 142.2 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.8 -0.1 0.9 0.6 0.7 0.7

Educational services

140.7 141.1 0.5 1.1 0.4 0.9 0.6 -0.2 0.7 0.3 0.3

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

141.1 142.0 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.4 -0.7 0.4 0.3 0.6

Health care and social assistance

141.3 142.4 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.8 -0.3 1.2 0.6 0.8 0.8

Hospitals

142.5 143.5 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.7

Nursing and residential care facilities

138.1 139.9 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.3

Leisure and hospitality

147.0 150.7 0.9 0.7 1.2 0.9 1.0 1.1 0.3 1.4 2.5

Accommodation and food services

149.8 153.7 1.2 0.8 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.4 0.6 1.5 2.6

Other services, except public administration

144.1 146.1 1.0 0.1 1.2 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 1.1 1.4

State and local government workers

All workers

145.7 146.6 0.6 0.9 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.6

Industry

Education and health services

144.2 145.0 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.6

Educational services

143.7 144.5 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.6

Schools

143.7 144.4 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.5

Elementary and secondary schools

144.3 145.2 0.7 0.9 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.6

Health care and social assistance

147.6 149.0 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.9

Hospitals

144.7 146.2 0.6 0.9 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.6 1.0

Public administration

147.5 148.5 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.2 0.7

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 30, 2021