Employment Cost Index Wages in the United States increased by 1.3 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2022, after a 1.4 percent rise in the previous period. Wage costs went up in both state and local government (2.1 percent vs 0.7 percent in Q2) and private industry (1.2 percent vs 1.6 percent). source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Employment Cost Index Wages in the United States averaged 0.79 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 December of 2022.