Employment cost index wages in the United States increased by 1.2% on quarter in the first quarter of 2023, the same pace as in the previous period. Wage costs went up in both private industry (1.2%) and state and local government (0.9%). source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Employment Cost Index Wages in the United States averaged 0.79 percent from 1982 until 2023, 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 2023.