Long-term disability plans: Fixed percent of annual earnings

Table 30. Long-term disability plans: Fixed percent of annual earnings, State and local government
workers, National Compensation Survey, March 2012

(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

17

41

23

60.8

60.0

Worker characteristics

             

Management, professional, and related

15

39

27

61.1

60.0

    Professional and related

16

37

27

61.1

60.0

        Teachers

16

35

27

61.2

60.0

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

16

32

28

16

7

61.3

62.0

Service

22

45

17

10

7

60.4

60.0

    Protective service

20

49

15

60.4

60.0

Sales and office

17

47

18

60.4

60.0

    Office and administrative support

18

45

18

60.4

60.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

19

41

23

60.3

60.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

19

55

60.8

60.0

Full time

16

42

24

60.9

60.0

Part time

41

22

10

59.3

60.0

Union

21

42

16

60.7

60.0

Nonunion

14

41

32

60.9

60.0

Average wage within the following categories:1

             

    Lowest 25 percent

19

39

26

12

4

60.6

60.0

        Lowest 10 percent

18

39

25

60.7

60.0

    Second 25 percent

16

42

25

60.8

60.0

    Third 25 percent

42

25

13

61.6

60.0

    Highest 25 percent

19

42

20

13

7

60.3

60.0

        Highest 10 percent

22

43

17

59.2

60.0

Establishment characteristics

             

Service-providing industries

17

42

23

60.9

60.0

    Education and health services

17

39

25

61.0

60.0

        Educational services

16

36

27

61.4

60.0

            Elementary and secondary schools

17

32

30

15

6

61.4

62.0

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

12

48

19

61.3

60.0

        Healthcare and social assistance

23

53

58.1

60.0

            Hospitals

25

49

58.1

60.0

    Public administration

18

47

21

11

3

60.3

60.0

1 to 99 workers

38

14

7

61.9

60.0

    1 to 49 workers

28

31

62.6

65.0

    50 to 99 workers

47

61.3

60.0

100 workers or more

17

42

23

60.6

60.0

    100 to 499 workers

22

43

16

14

5

60.1

60.0

    500 workers or more

16

42

25

60.8

60.0

State government

11

45

26

61.6

60.0

Local government

19

40

23

13

5

60.5

60.0

Geographic areas

             

Middle Atlantic

11

59

20

61.1

60.0

East North Central

49

19

12

57.5

60.0

West North Central

48

62.3

60.0

South Atlantic

7

35

55

61.4

62.0

East South Central

55

59.1

60.0

West South Central

78

59.5

60.0

Mountain

35

34

63.7

66.0

Pacific

14

53

20

60.9

60.0

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,
2010." 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/glossary20112012.htm.