Data Updates

Data Updates

Keeping you up to date on the latest data releases.

April 2014

  • 07.30.2010
  • ECI
  • The Employment Cost Index (ECI) for civilian workers increased 2.1 percent (annualized rate) in the second quarter, down slightly from an increase of 2.5 percent in the first quarter, but still represents a slight firming over its longer-term (4-quarter) growth rate of 1.9 percent. Wages and salaries for both state & local government workers as well as private industry workers, rose 1.8 percent in the second quarter. However, the 4-quarter growth rate in private industry wages and salaries improved by 0.2 percentage point to 1.6 percent, while the trend for state & local government workers slipped from 1.8 percent to 1.3 percent in the second quarter.