Quality of life benefits: Access Data Table

Table 38. Quality of life benefits: Access, civilian workers,1 National Compensation
Survey, March 2010

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Childcare2

Flexible
workplace

Subsidized
commuting

Wellness
programs

Employee
assistance
programs

All workers

10

5

6

34

50

Worker characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

Management, professional, and related

17

10

11

49

66

    Management, business, and financial

18

16

14

50

67

    Professional and related

16

8

9

48

66

        Teachers

13

2

5

47

63

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

8

1

2

46

62

        Registered nurses

21

4

11

59

71

Service

9

1

3

22

35

    Protective service

8

3

9

41

58

Sales and office

8

5

6

35

52

    Sales and related

3

3

3

33

51

    Office and administrative support

11

7

8

37

53

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

4

2

4

25

37

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

2

1

3

18

30

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

7

3

5

32

45

Production, transportation, and material moving

5

1

3

27

42

    Production

6

2

3

29

42

    Transportation and material moving

3

1

3

24

43

Full time

11

6

7

38

55

Part time

6

2

2

22

34

Union

15

2

9

48

74

Nonunion

9

6

6

32

45

Average wage within the following categories:3

 

 

 

 

 

    Lowest 25 percent

5

1

2

18

30

        Lowest 10 percent

6

[4]

1

12

22

    Second 25 percent

8

3

4

32

48

    Third 25 percent

11

6

8

39

56

    Highest 25 percent

16

10

11

50

69

        Highest 10 percent

18

13

13

52

72

Establishment characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

Goods-producing industries

7

4

3

31

44

Service-providing industries

11

5

7

35

51

    Education and health services

14

3

7

45

60

        Educational services

13

4

6

47

66

            Elementary and secondary schools

8

1

2

43

64

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

25

16

65

76

        Health care and social assistance

16

3

7

43

56

            Hospitals

26

4

14

76

90

    Public administration

17

6

17

54

75

1 to 99 workers

4

4

3

15

26

    1 to 49 workers

4

4

2

13

22

    50 to 99 workers

5

3

4

21

37

100 workers or more

15

6

9

51

71

    100 to 499 workers

8

4

5

41

58

    500 workers or more

22

8

13

62

83

Geographic areas

 

 

 

 

 

New England

11

6

9

32

48

Middle Atlantic

10

5

5

33

50

East North Central

10

4

5

38

49

West North Central

9

5

6

35

48

South Atlantic

9

6

5

34

53

East South Central

5

2

32

46

West South Central

9

4

3

32

47

Mountain

9

5

9

31

50

Pacific

11

4

12

36

51

Footnotes:

1Includes workers in the private nonfarm economy except those in private households, and workers in the public sector, except
the federal government. See Technical Note for further explanation.

2A 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.

3The categories are based on the average wage for each occupation surveyed, which may include workers with earnings both
above and below the threshold. The average wages are based on the estimates published in the "National Compensation Survey:
Occupational Earnings in the United States, 2009." See Technical Note for more details.

4Less 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/glossary20092010.htm.