Appendix table 1. Survey establishment response, National
Compensation Survey, March 2009
State and local
Total in sampling frame1
Total in sample
Refused or unable to provide data
Out of business or not in survey scope
1The list of establishments from which the survey sample was selected (sampling frame) was developed from State unemployment insurance reports and is based on the 2007 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). For private industries, an establishment is usually a single physical location. For State and local governments, an establishment is defined as all locations of a government entity.