Quality of life benefits: Access Standard Errors

Table 35. Standard errors for quality of life benefits: Access, private industry workers, 
National Compensation Survey, March 2009

Characteristics

Childcare1

Flexible
workplace

Subsidized
commuting

Wellness
programs

Employee
assistance
programs

All workers

0.5

0.3

0.3

0.6

0.6

Worker characteristics

         

Management, professional, and related

0.9

0.8

0.7

1.3

1.0

    Management, business, and financial

1.0

1.4

1.0

1.8

1.4

    Professional and related

1.1

0.8

0.8

1.4

1.2

Service

1.8

0.2

0.3

0.8

1.6

    Protective service

1.0

0.5

1.1

1.8

2.9

Sales and office

0.4

0.3

0.3

0.8

0.9

    Sales and related

0.4

0.5

0.4

1.1

1.3

    Office and administrative support

0.6

0.4

0.5

1.1

1.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

0.7

0.4

0.6

1.0

1.4

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

0.2

0.7

1.1

1.6

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

1.4

0.7

1.0

1.8

2.3

Production, transportation, and material moving

0.5

0.2

0.4

0.9

1.1

    Production

0.8

0.3

0.7

1.1

1.4

    Transportation and material moving

0.5

0.2

0.4

1.4

1.6

Full time

0.6

0.4

0.3

0.8

0.7

Part time

0.6

0.3

0.3

0.8

1.1

Union

1.9

0.3

0.7

1.8

1.5

Nonunion

0.5

0.3

0.3

0.6

0.6

Wage percentiles:2

         

    Lowest 10 percent

2.4

0.4

0.4

1.0

2.3

    Lowest 25 percent

1.1

0.2

0.2

0.8

1.2

    Second 25 percent

0.8

0.2

0.3

0.9

1.0

    Third 25 percent

0.6

0.5

0.5

0.9

0.9

    Highest 25 percent

0.7

0.7

0.5

1.1

0.9

    Highest 10 percent

1.3

1.1

0.9

1.7

1.3

Establishment characteristics

         

Goods-producing industries

0.5

0.4

0.4

0.9

1.3

    Construction

[3]

0.6

0.7

1.1

1.4

    Manufacturing

0.7

0.6

0.4

1.2

1.5

Service-providing industries

0.7

0.4

0.3

0.7

0.7

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.9

1.1

        Wholesale trade

0.8

0.8

1.0

1.8

2.3

        Retail trade

0.3

0.3

0.4

1.2

1.4

        Transportation and warehousing

0.6

0.9

3.5

3.3

        Utilities

2.9

4.4

3.8

    Information

1.2

1.3

2.1

2.6

2.5

    Financial activities

1.0

0.9

1.0

1.2

1.5

        Finance and insurance

1.3

1.0

1.1

1.5

1.2

            Credit intermediation and related activities

1.8

1.4

1.5

2.0

1.7

            Insurance carriers and related activities

1.9

1.9

2.2

2.5

2.1

        Real estate and rental and leasing

1.9

2.2

3.7

4.4

    Professional and business services

1.0

1.2

1.1

1.6

2.0

        Professional and technical services

1.7

2.0

2.2

2.7

3.3

        Administrative and waste services

0.4

1.4

0.7

2.1

2.5

    Education and health services

1.4

0.8

0.7

1.9

1.7

        Educational services

2.5

1.5

1.0

3.0

2.7

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

1.8

1.0

1.7

2.8

2.3

        Health care and social assistance

1.5

0.9

0.8

2.1

1.9

    Leisure and hospitality

[3]

0.5

1.5

4.0

        Accommodation and food services

0.5

1.8

4.7

    Other services

1.3

0.9

1.1

2.8

3.3

1 to 99 workers

0.4

0.3

0.3

0.7

0.8

    1 to 49 workers

0.5

0.4

0.3

0.8

0.9

    50 to 99 workers

0.5

0.4

0.5

1.6

1.7

100 workers or more

0.9

0.5

0.5

1.1

0.9

    100 to 499 workers

0.6

0.6

0.7

1.5

1.5

    500 workers or more

1.6

0.9

0.9

2.2

1.3

Geographic areas

         

New England

1.2

0.7

0.9

1.8

1.8

Middle Atlantic

0.7

1.1

0.5

1.4

1.2

East North Central

0.8

0.7

0.5

2.0

1.5

West North Central

1.1

0.7

1.0

2.2

2.1

South Atlantic

1.2

0.6

0.3

1.4

1.4

East South Central

0.9

0.7

2.2

4.3

West South Central

1.4

1.0

0.4

1.8

1.3

Mountain

0.8

0.7

1.7

2.7

2.5

Pacific

0.8

0.6

1.1

1.6

1.8

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 0.05.

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.