Standard Errors
Consolidated leave plans: Access

Table 39. Standard errors for consolidated leave plans:1 Access, State and local government
workers, National Compensation Survey, March 2012

Characteristics

With consolidated leave plan

With no consolidated leave plan

Access

Paid days by length of
service
(Mean number of days)

Access

Paid vacation days by
length of service
(Mean number of days)

1
year

5
years

10
years

20
years

1
year

5
years

10
years

20
years

All workers

0.9

0.4

0.4

0.6

0.6

0.9

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

Worker characteristics

                   

Management, professional, and related

1.1

0.7

0.7

0.7

0.8

1.1

0.4

0.3

0.3

0.3

    Professional and related

1.5

0.9

0.9

0.9

0.9

1.5

0.5

0.4

0.3

0.3

Service

1.3

0.7

0.7

0.9

0.9

1.3

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.3

    Protective service

1.7

0.7

1.0

1.3

1.5

1.7

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.4

Sales and office

1.3

0.5

0.6

0.9

0.9

1.3

0.3

0.2

0.2

0.3

    Office and administrative support

1.1

0.5

0.6

0.9

0.8

1.1

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

1.6

1.1

1.1

1.2

1.3

1.6

0.3

0.3

0.2

0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving

2.3

1.5

1.4

1.9

2.0

2.3

0.5

0.4

0.4

0.4

Full time

0.9

0.5

0.4

0.5

0.6

0.9

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

Part time

2.9

1.4

1.7

2.5

2.8

2.9

0.3

0.2

0.2

0.4

Union

1.1

0.6

0.9

1.2

1.3

1.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.2

Nonunion

1.2

0.5

0.5

0.5

0.6

1.2

0.4

0.3

0.3

0.3

Average wage within the following categories:2

                   

    Lowest 25 percent

1.7

0.4

0.4

0.6

0.7

1.7

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.3

        Lowest 10 percent

3.9

0.8

0.8

1.0

1.2

3.9

0.7

0.6

0.6

0.8

    Second 25 percent

0.9

0.6

0.6

0.8

0.9

0.9

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

    Third 25 percent

1.2

0.8

0.7

0.9

1.2

1.2

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.3

    Highest 25 percent

1.3

0.9

1.2

1.2

1.2

1.3

0.3

0.2

0.2

0.2

        Highest 10 percent

1.6

1.5

1.9

1.9

2.0

1.6

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.4

Establishment characteristics

                   

Service-providing industries

0.9

0.4

0.4

0.6

0.6

0.9

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

    Education and health services

1.1

0.8

0.7

0.8

0.8

1.1

0.4

0.4

0.3

0.3

        Educational services

0.7

2.3

2.9

2.7

2.5

0.7

0.4

0.4

0.3

0.3

            Elementary and secondary schools

0.8

0.9

0.9

1.1

1.5

0.8

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.4

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

1.3

3.0

3.6

3.0

2.3

1.3

0.9

0.7

0.6

0.5

        Healthcare and social assistance

3.0

0.7

0.6

0.8

0.9

3.0

0.5

0.5

0.4

0.5

            Hospitals

4.5

0.9

0.8

0.9

1.1

4.5

0.7

0.6

0.4

0.5

    Public administration

1.2

0.4

0.6

0.9

1.0

1.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

1 to 99 workers

2.1

0.9

0.8

1.2

1.2

2.1

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.5

    1 to 49 workers

2.6

1.4

1.0

1.6

2.2

2.6

0.4

0.4

0.5

0.7

100 workers or more

1.0

0.5

0.5

0.6

0.7

1.0

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

    100 to 499 workers

2.1

1.1

0.9

1.2

1.4

2.1

0.3

0.2

0.2

0.3

    500 workers or more

1.0

0.5

0.6

0.7

0.7

1.0

0.3

0.3

0.2

0.2

State government

0.8

1.3

1.4

1.3

1.0

0.8

0.5

0.4

0.3

0.3

Local government

1.3

0.4

0.5

0.6

0.7

1.3

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.2

Geographic areas

                   

Middle Atlantic

0.8

1.4

1.3

1.7

1.5

0.8

0.3

0.3

0.2

0.3

East North Central

2.3

1.9

2.2

2.0

2.3

2.3

0.4

0.3

0.2

0.3

West North Central

3.7

1.7

0.9

1.1

1.4

3.7

1.3

1.4

0.9

0.7

South Atlantic

1.2

0.6

0.5

0.7

1.1

1.2

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.3

East South Central

2.8

1.6

1.2

0.9

0.8

2.8

2.0

1.5

1.4

1.4

Pacific

2.7

0.6

0.8

1.2

1.4

2.7

0.3

0.4

0.4

0.4

1A consolidated leave plan provides a single amount of time-off for
workers to use for multiple purposes, such as vacation, illness, or personal
business. Those with no consolidated leave plan often have separate
leave plans for different purposes.


NOTE: 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.

2The 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.