Long-term disability plans: fixed percent of annual earnings Data Table

Table 30. Long-term disability plans: Fixed percent of annual earnings, State and local government
workers, National Compensation Survey, March 2010

(All workers with a fixed percent of annual earnings long-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
60 percent

60 percent

61 to 66
percent

67 percent

Greater
than 67
percent

All workers

18

41

23

60.8

60.0

Worker characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management, professional, and related

16

37

26

61.2

60.0

    Professional and related

16

35

27

61.3

60.0

        Teachers

16

32

28

61.9

62.0

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

16

30

28

18

8

61.9

62.0

Service

23

44

19

9

5

60.1

60.0

    Protective service

22

47

20

60.0

60.0

Sales and office

19

46

18

60.2

60.0

    Office and administrative support

19

45

18

60.2

60.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

20

44

22

60.0

60.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

23

49

60.2

60.0

Full time

17

42

24

60.9

60.0

Part time

39

20

16

59.4

60.0

Union

22

39

16

61.0

60.0

Nonunion

15

42

30

60.6

60.0

Average wage within the following categories:1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Lowest 25 percent

18

39

27

60.7

60.0

        Lowest 10 percent

20

44

22

60.1

60.0

    Second 25 percent

20

42

21

60.4

60.0

    Third 25 percent

16

40

25

61.3

60.0

    Highest 25 percent

18

41

20

14

7

60.7

60.0

        Highest 10 percent

22

40

19

59.7

60.0

Establishment characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Service-providing industries

18

41

23

60.9

60.0

    Education and health services

18

37

24

61.1

60.0

        Educational services

17

34

27

61.6

60.0

            Elementary and secondary schools

18

30

28

17

7

61.7

62.0

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

13

45

22

61.3

60.0

        Health care and social assistance

24

56

57.9

60.0

            Hospitals

26

53

57.7

60.0

    Public administration

20

46

22

60.0

60.0

1 to 99 workers

14

41

21

17

6

62.0

60.0

    1 to 49 workers

35

61.9

60.0

    50 to 99 workers

47

62.2

60.0

100 workers or more

19

41

23

60.6

60.0

    100 to 499 workers

24

40

15

15

6

60.2

60.0

    500 workers or more

17

41

26

60.8

60.0

State government

11

44

27

61.6

60.0

Local government

20

39

22

14

5

60.6

60.0

Geographic areas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Middle Atlantic

13

56

21

61.3

60.0

East North Central

49

18

14

57.6

60.0

West North Central

43

11

62.3

60.0

South Atlantic

8

37

53

2

61.1

62.0

East South Central

60

16

58.8

60.0

West South Central

79

59.3

60.0

Mountain

39

20

36

63.5

66.0

Pacific

15

47

26

61.1

60.0

Footnotes:

1The 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.