Establishments offering retirement and healthcare benefits Data Table

Table 1. Establishments offering retirement and health care benefits: private
industry workers,  National Compensation Survey, March 2009

(All establishments = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Retirement benefits

Health care
benefits

All plans1

Defined
benefit

Defined
contribution

All establishments

48

11

47

63

Establishment characteristics

       

Goods-producing industries

43

11

40

61

    Construction

36

12

32

52

    Manufacturing

54

10

53

76

Service-providing industries

49

11

48

63

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

52

11

51

69

        Wholesale trade

63

11

62

83

        Retail trade

48

9

47

62

        Transportation and warehousing

43

42

76

        Utilities

94

73

93

96

    Information

73

44

73

90

    Financial activities

67

28

64

75

        Finance and insurance

75

34

73

83

            Credit intermediation and related activities

89

53

87

95

            Insurance carriers and related activities

55

13

55

68

        Real estate and rental and leasing

52

16

45

58

    Professional and business services

50

5

49

64

        Professional and technical services

55

54

66

        Administrative and waste services

37

6

36

58

    Education and health services

58

7

57

61

        Educational services

44

42

62

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

88

16

87

89

        Health care and social assistance

59

59

61

    Leisure and hospitality

21

3

21

42

        Accommodation and food services

21

3

21

41

    Other services

36

7

34

51

1 to 99 workers

47

10

45

61

    1 to 49 workers

45

9

44

60

    50 to 99 workers

76

20

73

87

100 workers or more

83

30

80

95

    100 to 499 workers

81

26

79

95

    500 workers or more

93

54

90

96

Geographic areas

       

New England

42

41

56

Middle Atlantic

51

14

48

63

East North Central

56

14

55

70

West North Central

57

54

65

South Atlantic

52

10

52

59

East South Central

36

36

70

West South Central

42

8

41

59

Mountain

42

10

41

60

Pacific

44

10

42

64

Footnotes:

1Includes defined benefit pension plans and defined contribution retirement plans. The total is less than the sum of the
individual items because some employers offered both types of plans.

NOTE: Dash indicates no establishments in this category or data did not meet publication criteria. For definitions of major
plans, key provisions, and related terms, see the "Glossary of Employee Benefit Terms" at
www.bls.gov/ncs/ebs/glossary20082009.htm.