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New England - Employment Cost Index

 
Employment Cost Index for private industry workers, not seasonally adjusted (December 2005=100)
Area(1)
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Mar
2021
Dec
2021
Mar
2022
Percent change to
Mar 2022 from-
Mar 2021 Dec 2021

Total compensation

United States

143.3 147.8 150.2 4.8 1.6

Northeast

146.1 149.6 152.2 4.2 1.7

New England

149.0 153.4 156.5 5.0 2.0

Middle Atlantic

145.1 148.3 150.7 3.9 1.6

South

141.0 145.6 147.5 4.6 1.3

South Atlantic

143.7 147.5 149.4 4.0 1.3

East South Central

139.4 145.6 148.2 6.3 1.8

West South Central

137.0 142.5 144.0 5.1 1.1

Midwest

140.7 145.5 147.9 5.1 1.6

East North Central

139.1 143.8 146.3 5.2 1.7

West North Central

144.6 149.6 151.9 5.0 1.5

West

146.8 151.4 154.3 5.1 1.9

Mountain

143.8 149.3 152.2 5.8 1.9

Pacific

148.1 152.4 155.3 4.9 1.9

Wages and salaries only

United States

144.6 149.7 151.8 5.0 1.4

Northeast

146.7 150.7 153.1 4.4 1.6

New England

151.5 156.3 159.4 5.2 2.0

Middle Atlantic

144.9 148.7 150.8 4.1 1.4

South

143.1 148.4 149.9 4.8 1.0

South Atlantic

146.3 150.6 151.9 3.8 0.9

East South Central

140.5 146.8 149.3 6.3 1.7

West South Central

138.7 145.6 146.8 5.8 0.8

Midwest

141.2 146.7 149.0 5.5 1.6

East North Central

139.5 145.0 147.3 5.6 1.6

West North Central

145.5 151.0 153.1 5.2 1.4

West

148.4 153.6 156.3 5.3 1.8

Mountain

145.3 151.9 154.6 6.4 1.8

Pacific

149.8 154.5 157.2 4.9 1.7

Footnotes
(1) Northeast Region: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

New England Division: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Middle Atlantic Division: New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

South Region: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi,
North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

South Atlantic Division: Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.
East South Central Division: Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
West South Central Division: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Midwest: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

East North Central Division: Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
West North Central Division: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

West: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

Mountain Division: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
Pacific Division: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.

Source: Employment Cost Trends

The Employment Cost Index (ECI) is a quarterly measure of changes in total labor costs and their wage-and-salary and benefits components.