Establishments offering retirement and healthcare benefits

Table 1. Establishments offering retirement and healthcare benefits: private
industry workers,  National Compensation Survey, March 2012

(All establishments = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Retirement benefits

Healthcare
benefits

All plans1

Defined
benefit

Defined
contribution

All establishments

45

9

43

60

Establishment characteristics

       

Goods-producing industries

42

7

40

61

    Construction

33

7

30

52

    Manufacturing

55

7

54

77

Service-providing industries

45

9

44

59

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

49

7

47

66

        Wholesale trade

54

5

53

78

        Retail trade

47

6

45

62

        Transportation and warehousing

45

42

62

        Utilities

88

59

75

92

    Information

75

31

75

80

    Financial activities

60

24

59

74

        Finance and insurance

70

33

70

82

            Credit intermediation and related activities

80

41

79

88

            Insurance carriers and related activities

61

25

60

68

        Real estate and rental and leasing

42

41

61

    Professional and business services

46

5

44

59

        Professional and technical services

49

47

65

        Administrative and waste services

33

31

39

    Education and health services

58

5

56

69

        Educational services

47

42

70

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

91

7

90

96

        Healthcare and social assistance

59

5

58

69

    Leisure and hospitality

20

20

34

        Accommodation and food services

20

20

34

    Other services

28

25

41

1 to 99 workers

43

8

42

58

    1 to 49 workers

42

7

41

57

    50 to 99 workers

70

15

68

86

100 workers or more

78

25

74

93

    100 to 499 workers

76

21

72

93

    500 workers or more

91

49

89

94

Geographic areas

       

New England

39

37

50

Middle Atlantic

43

10

39

61

East North Central

42

10

40

56

West North Central

51

8

50

59

South Atlantic

46

7

45

60

East South Central

50

10

48

65

West South Central

45

45

55

Mountain

48

9

46

65

Pacific

42

8

42

66

1Includes defined benefit pension plans and defined
contribution retirement plans. The total is less than the
sum of the individual items because some employers
offered both types of plans.


NOTE: Dash indicates no establishments 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.