Short-term disability plans: Fixed percent of annual earnings Data Table

Table 26. Short-term disability plans: Fixed percent of annual earnings, civilian workers,1 National Compensation
Survey, March 2010

(All workers with fixed percent of annual earnings short-term disability coverage = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Fixed percent of annual earnings

Mean fixed
percent of
annual
earnings

Median
fixed
percent of
annual
earnings

Less than
50 percent

50 percent

51 to 59
percent

60 percent

61 to 69
percent

Greater
than 69
percent

All workers

1

23

2

32

25

16

63.7

60.0

Worker characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management, professional, and related

1

20

3

32

21

23

65.6

60.0

    Management, business, and financial

19

37

17

24

65.6

60.0

    Professional and related

1

21

3

30

23

22

65.6

60.0

        Teachers

35

5

17

13

29

66.7

60.0

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

48

4

11

22

61.6

58.0

        Registered nurses

20

39

26

10

61.0

60.0

Service

36

28

26

6

59.2

60.0

    Protective service

31

44

16

8

60.1

60.0

Sales and office

[2]

21

2

32

27

17

64.4

60.0

    Sales and related

22

33

24

19

64.6

60.0

    Office and administrative support

[2]

21

2

31

28

17

64.2

60.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

24

31

33

10

61.8

60.0

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

20

22

44

10

62.6

66.0

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

26

37

26

10

61.2

60.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

2

19

1

38

26

15

63.9

60.0

    Production

3

18

1

41

26

11

62.0

60.0

    Transportation and material moving

[2]

20

1

35

24

20

66.1

60.0

Full time

1

21

2

34

25

17

64.0

60.0

Part time

39

18

30

11

61.3

60.0

Union

1

22

5

25

33

14

63.2

60.0

Nonunion

1

23

1

34

23

17

63.7

60.0

Average wage within the following categories:3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Lowest 25 percent

36

27

27

8

60.2

60.0

        Lowest 10 percent

55

19

22

3

56.9

50.0

    Second 25 percent

1

22

2

36

26

13

62.8

60.0

    Third 25 percent

1

20

3

36

25

16

63.7

60.0

    Highest 25 percent

1

20

2

29

24

24

66.2

60.0

        Highest 10 percent

19

29

22

27

67.3

60.0

Establishment characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goods-producing industries

3

14

1

37

27

19

65.1

60.0

Service-providing industries

1

25

2

31

25

16

63.3

60.0

    Education and health services

1

27

5

28

23

16

62.6

60.0

        Educational services

32

8

20

12

28

66.0

60.0

            Elementary and secondary schools

42

4

20

15

19

61.5

60.0

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

22

16

19

7

37

70.5

60.0

        Health care and social assistance

2

24

3

33

29

9

60.6

60.0

            Hospitals

2

20

3

41

23

11

60.7

60.0

    Public administration

27

4

36

25

8

60.5

60.0

1 to 99 workers

1

27

1

31

30

11

62.0

60.0

    1 to 49 workers

27

30

33

9

62.0

60.0

    50 to 99 workers

25

35

26

13

62.0

60.0

100 workers or more

1

21

3

33

22

20

64.6

60.0

    100 to 499 workers

2

16

1

37

25

19

64.7

60.0

    500 workers or more

[2]

26

4

30

19

21

64.5

60.0

Geographic areas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New England

14

40

19

26

65.9

60.0

Middle Atlantic

38

11

43

7

61.1

60.0

East North Central

13

42

22

21

65.0

60.0

West North Central

10

43

19

26

66.0

60.0

South Atlantic

21

50

9

18

63.9

60.0

East South Central

45

4

61.4

60.0

West South Central

10

48

17

24

66.8

60.0

Mountain

8

47

14

26

66.6

60.0

Pacific

14

30

23

18

64.7

60.0

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.

2Less than 0.5 percent.

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.


NOTE: Because of rounding, sums of individual items may not equal totals. 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.