Employment Cost Index Wages in the United States increased to 1.40 percent in the second quarter of 2022 from 1.20 percent in the first quarter of 2022. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Employment Cost Index Wages in the United States averaged 0.78 percent from 1982 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 1.60 percent in the third quarter of 1982 and a record low of 0.20 percent in the second quarter of 2015. This page includes a chart with historical data for the United States Employment Cost Index Wages QoQ. United States Employment Cost Index Wages QoQ - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2022.

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United States Employment Cost Index Wages QoQ

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 3.50 3.60 percent Jul 2022
Non Farm Payrolls 528.00 398.00 Thousand Jul 2022
Government Payrolls 57.00 -6.00 Thousand Jul 2022
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 471.00 404.00 Thousand Jul 2022
Manufacturing Payrolls 30.00 27.00 Thousand Jul 2022
Unemployed Persons 5670.00 5912.00 Thousand Jul 2022
Employed Persons 158290.00 158111.00 Thousand Jul 2022
Average Hourly Earnings 0.50 0.40 percent Jul 2022
Average Weekly Hours 34.60 34.60 Hours Jul 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.10 62.20 percent Jul 2022
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.07 1.03 percent Feb 2022
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.10 7.80 percent Jun 2022
Productivity 109.70 111.01 points Jun 2022
Labour Costs 131.31 127.98 points Jun 2022
Job Vacancies 10591.00 11245.00 Thousand Jun 2022
Job Offers 10698.00 11303.00 Thousand Jun 2022
Wages 27.57 27.45 USD/Hour Jul 2022
Wages in Manufacturing 25.07 24.94 USD/Hour Jul 2022
Employment Cost Index 1.30 1.40 percent Jun 2022
Average Hourly Earnings YoY 5.20 5.20 percent Jul 2022
Employment Cost Index Wages 1.40 1.20 percent Jun 2022
Employment Cost Index Benefits 1.20 1.80 percent Jun 2022
Part Time Employment 25824.00 25440.00 Thousand Jul 2022
Full Time Employment 132577.00 132648.00 Thousand Jul 2022
Employment Rate 60.00 59.90 percent Jul 2022

United States Employment Cost Index Wages QoQ
The Employment Cost Index (ECI) is a measure of the change in the cost of labor, independent of the influence of employment shifts among occupations and industry categories. The total compensation series includes changes in wages and salaries and in employer costs for employee benefits. The ECI calculates indexes of total compensation, wages and salaries, and benefits separately for all civilian workers in the United States, for private industry workers, and for workers in state and local government.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.40 1.20 1.60 0.20 1982 - 2022 percent Quarterly