Employment Cost Index Wages in the United States increased to 1.20 percent in the first quarter of 2022 from 1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2021. 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 June of 2022.

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United States Employment Cost Index Wages QoQ

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 3.60 3.60 percent May 2022
Non Farm Payrolls 390.00 436.00 Thousand May 2022
Government Payrolls 57.00 31.00 Thousand May 2022
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 333.00 405.00 Thousand May 2022
Manufacturing Payrolls 18.00 61.00 Thousand May 2022
Unemployed Persons 5950.00 5941.00 Thousand May 2022
Employed Persons 158426.00 158105.00 Thousand May 2022
Average Hourly Earnings 0.30 0.30 percent May 2022
Average Weekly Hours 34.60 34.60 Hours May 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.30 62.20 percent May 2022
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.07 1.03 percent Feb 2022
Youth Unemployment Rate 7.80 7.90 percent May 2022
Labour Costs 127.95 124.20 points Mar 2022
Productivity 110.98 113.17 points Mar 2022
Job Vacancies 11981.00 11737.00 Thousand Apr 2022
Job Offers 11400.00 11855.00 Thousand Apr 2022
Wages 27.33 27.12 USD/Hour May 2022
Wages in Manufacturing 24.93 24.82 USD/Hour May 2022
Employment Cost Index 1.40 1.00 percent Mar 2022
Average Hourly Earnings YoY 5.20 5.50 percent May 2022
Employment Cost Index Wages 1.20 1.00 percent Mar 2022
Employment Cost Index Benefits 1.80 0.90 percent Mar 2022
Part Time Employment 25766.00 26091.00 Thousand May 2022
Employment Rate 60.10 60.00 percent May 2022
Full Time Employment 132800.00 132067.00 Thousand May 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
1.20 1.00 1.60 0.20 1982 - 2022 percent Quarterly