Quality of life benefits: Access Data Table

Table 35. Quality of life benefits: Access, private industry workers,  National
Compensation Survey, March 2009

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Childcare1

Flexible
workplace

Subsidized
commuting

Wellness
programs

Employee
assistance
programs

All workers

9

5

6

29

45

Worker characteristics

         

Management, professional, and related

17

12

11

45

62

    Management, business, and financial

16

17

12

46

64

    Professional and related

17

9

11

45

62

Service

8

1

2

15

27

    Protective service

4

1

3

14

23

Sales and office

7

5

6

31

49

    Sales and related

3

4

4

30

50

    Office and administrative support

9

5

8

32

48

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

3

2

4

20

32

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

1

2

12

23

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

6

3

7

29

41

Production, transportation, and material moving

5

1

3

25

42

    Production

7

2

3

28

43

    Transportation and material moving

3

1

3

21

41

Full time

10

6

7

33

49

Part time

4

2

2

18

32

Union

15

2

7

43

68

Nonunion

8

5

6

28

42

Wage percentiles:2

         

    Lowest 10 percent

5

1

2

9

22

    Lowest 25 percent

5

1

2

14

28

    Second 25 percent

7

2

4

27

42

    Third 25 percent

9

5

7

33

49

    Highest 25 percent

16

12

12

45

63

    Highest 10 percent

19

15

14

48

67

Establishment characteristics

         

Goods-producing industries

7

5

2

29

44

    Construction

[3]

2

3

10

19

    Manufacturing

10

6

2

38

54

Service-providing industries

9

5

7

29

45

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

2

2

4

29

50

        Wholesale trade

5

4

3

19

39

        Retail trade

1

1

3

30

51

        Transportation and warehousing

2

5

32

56

        Utilities

16

70

86

    Information

9

10

15

54

76

    Financial activities

24

13

16

44

61

        Finance and insurance

30

15

19

52

68

            Credit intermediation and related activities

33

14

19

49

64

            Insurance carriers and related activities

24

14

17

54

71

        Real estate and rental and leasing

4

6

16

34

    Professional and business services

8

10

10

25

38

        Professional and technical services

13

15

14

28

45

        Administrative and waste services

1

5

2

13

22

    Education and health services

15

3

7

40

54

        Educational services

15

6

12

40

51

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

19

8

21

64

76

        Health care and social assistance

15

3

6

40

54

    Leisure and hospitality

[3]

2

8

21

        Accommodation and food services

1

8

20

    Other services

4

3

3

13

20

1 to 99 workers

3

3

3

12

24

    1 to 49 workers

3

3

2

10

20

    50 to 99 workers

3

3

5

19

35

100 workers or more

15

6

9

48

68

    100 to 499 workers

7

4

6

37

58

    500 workers or more

25

9

13

61

81

Geographic areas

         

New England

9

5

8

33

45

Middle Atlantic

7

6

7

30

43

East North Central

10

5

4

34

46

West North Central

9

4

6

31

45

South Atlantic

8

4

4

25

46

East South Central

3

2

26

45

West South Central

8

4

4

27

44

Mountain

7

4

7

26

43

Pacific

10

5

10

29

44

Footnotes:

1A workplace program that provides for either the full or partial cost of caring for an employee's children in a nursery, day care
center, or a baby sitter in facilities either on or off the employer's premises.

2The 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.

3Less than 0.5 percent.

NOTE: Dash indicates no workers 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.