Leave benefits: Access Data Table

Table 30. Leave benefits: Access, private industry workers,  National
Compensation Survey, March 2009

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Paid
holidays

Paid sick
leave

Paid
vacations

Paid jury
duty
leave

All workers

77

61

78

70

Worker characteristics

       

Management, professional, and related

89

84

87

86

    Management, business, and financial

96

89

96

89

    Professional and related

85

82

83

85

Service

53

42

61

51

    Protective service

59

35

65

62

Sales and office

81

66

80

73

    Sales and related

71

56

72

67

    Office and administrative support

88

74

86

78

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

77

49

76

56

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

64

33

63

42

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

91

67

91

72

Production, transportation, and material moving

84

52

83

70

    Production

91

52

90

72

    Transportation and material moving

78

52

76

67

Full time

89

73

91

78

Part time

39

26

38

44

Union

86

69

85

83

Nonunion

76

61

77

68

Wage percentiles:1

       

    Lowest 10 percent

36

21

42

37

    Lowest 25 percent

52

33

55

47

    Second 25 percent

84

64

85

73

    Third 25 percent

89

73

89

78

    Highest 25 percent

88

81

88

85

    Highest 10 percent

88

84

88

88

Establishment characteristics

       

Goods-producing industries

87

52

86

70

    Construction

66

35

65

41

    Manufacturing

95

59

95

81

Service-providing industries

75

63

76

70

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

79

61

79

72

        Wholesale trade

93

77

93

77

        Retail trade

73

52

73

67

        Transportation and warehousing

80

66

83

78

        Utilities

98

94

96

92

    Information

92

89

90

90

    Financial activities

92

88

92

88

        Finance and insurance

94

91

94

92

            Credit intermediation and related activities

96

93

96

93

            Insurance carriers and related activities

93

89

94

92

        Real estate and rental and leasing

85

81

83

75

    Professional and business services

81

64

77

68

        Professional and technical services

89

84

90

82

        Administrative and waste services

68

38

59

47

    Education and health services

82

77

80

82

        Educational services

64

76

54

82

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

81

82

73

93

        Health care and social assistance

84

77

84

82

    Leisure and hospitality

39

31

53

39

        Accommodation and food services

37

30

53

37

    Other services

71

55

71

56

1 to 99 workers

69

52

71

58

    1 to 49 workers

68

51

69

55

    50 to 99 workers

74

54

76

65

100 workers or more

86

72

86

83

    100 to 499 workers

84

67

84

79

    500 workers or more

89

80

90

89

Geographic areas

       

New England

78

70

77

80

Middle Atlantic

81

67

79

79

East North Central

77

56

78

71

West North Central

75

62

77

67

South Atlantic

78

59

80

71

East South Central

77

55

79

68

West South Central

80

61

79

67

Mountain

74

59

75

63

Pacific

74

65

77

61

Footnotes:

1The percentile groupings are based on the average wage for each occupation surveyed, which may
include workers both above and below the threshold. The percentile values are based on the estimates
published in the "National Compensation Survey: Occupational Earnings in the United States, 2008." See
Technical Note for more details.

NOTE: 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.