Health-related benefits: Access Data Table

Table 40. Health-related benefits: Access, State and local
government workers, National Compensation Survey, March 2010

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Long-term
care
insurance1

Retiree health care
benefits2

Under age
65

Age 65 and
over

All workers

28

70

65

Worker characteristics

 

 

 

Management, professional, and related

29

74

69

    Professional and related

29

74

69

        Teachers

26

74

68

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

23

75

67

Service

25

64

57

    Protective service

27

70

64

Sales and office

29

68

64

    Office and administrative support

30

70

66

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

26

65

57

Production, transportation, and material moving

17

69

63

Full time

30

75

68

Part time

14

48

46

Union

26

77

71

Nonunion

29

65

59

Average wage within the following categories:3

 

 

 

    Lowest 25 percent

20

57

53

        Lowest 10 percent

16

44

40

    Second 25 percent

31

71

66

    Third 25 percent

32

77

70

    Highest 25 percent

28

78

71

        Highest 10 percent

31

79

74

Establishment characteristics

 

 

 

Service-providing industries

28

70

65

    Education and health services

30

73

67

        Educational services

29

73

68

            Elementary and secondary schools

22

73

67

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

52

74

70

        Health care and social assistance

33

71

60

            Hospitals

35

69

55

    Public administration

26

70

66

1 to 99 workers

16

46

39

    1 to 49 workers

14

42

37

    50 to 99 workers

19

51

41

100 workers or more

29

74

69

    100 to 499 workers

18

64

56

    500 workers or more

33

78

73

State government

43

83

80

Local government

22

66

60

Geographic areas

 

 

 

Middle Atlantic

16

85

82

East North Central

16

54

49

West North Central

57

40

South Atlantic

44

75

68

East South Central

58

51

West South Central

21

75

69

Mountain

24

69

71

Pacific

42

75

73

Footnotes:

1A health plan that provides long-term (more than 1 year) custodial care, home care, or nursing
home care.

2A health plan that provides coverage to a retiree beyond what is mandated by COBRA or other
health continuation laws.

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: 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.