Standard Errors
Paid sick leave: Carryover provisions

Table 36. Standard errors for paid sick leave: Carryover provisions,  private
industry workers,  National Compensation Survey, March 2012

Characteristics

Carryover provision1

No
carryover
provision

Total

Unlimited
accumulation

Limit on days
accumulated

All workers

1.2

0.8

1.0

1.2

Worker characteristics

       

Management, professional, and related

1.8

1.4

1.6

1.8

    Management, business, and financial

2.0

1.0

2.1

2.0

    Professional and related

2.4

2.1

1.9

2.4

Service

2.7

1.0

2.4

2.7

Sales and office

1.3

1.0

1.3

1.3

    Sales and related

1.8

0.8

1.8

1.8

    Office and administrative support

1.7

1.5

1.5

1.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

2.7

1.1

2.4

2.7

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

3.2

0.9

3.4

3.2

Production, transportation, and material moving

1.9

0.8

1.7

1.9

    Production

2.7

1.1

2.5

2.7

    Transportation and material moving

2.6

1.0

2.6

2.6

         

Full time

1.3

0.8

1.1

1.3

Nonunion

1.3

0.9

1.0

1.3

Average wage within the following categories:2

       

    Second 25 percent

2.1

2.2

1.8

2.1

    Third 25 percent

2.1

0.8

1.8

2.1

    Highest 25 percent

1.6

0.8

1.5

1.6

        Highest 10 percent

2.5

1.2

2.3

2.5

Establishment characteristics

       

Goods-producing industries

2.3

1.2

1.8

2.3

    Manufacturing

2.6

1.3

2.2

2.6

Service-providing industries

1.2

0.9

1.1

1.2

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

1.3

0.6

1.3

1.3

        Wholesale trade

2.9

1.2

2.8

2.9

        Retail trade

1.9

0.9

2.0

1.9

        Utilities

5.1

4.0

5.5

5.1

    Information

3.5

2.2

3.1

3.5

    Financial activities

1.9

1.2

1.9

1.9

        Finance and insurance

2.3

1.2

2.5

2.3

            Credit intermediation and related activities

2.6

1.3

2.5

2.6

            Insurance carriers and related activities

4.7

2.7

5.2

4.7

        Real estate and rental and leasing

5.8

5.8

    Professional and business services

2.5

1.9

2.4

2.5

        Professional and technical services

3.6

2.4

3.2

3.6

    Education and health services

3.0

3.3

3.0

3.0

        Educational services

3.3

1.9

3.2

3.3

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

1.8

1.3

2.1

1.8

        Healthcare and social assistance

3.9

4.1

3.9

3.9

    Other services

5.1

5.1

1 to 99 workers

1.6

1.4

1.4

1.6

    1 to 49 workers

1.9

1.5

1.5

1.9

    50 to 99 workers

2.8

1.9

2.6

2.8

100 workers or more

1.6

0.7

1.4

1.6

    100 to 499 workers

2.0

1.0

1.7

2.0

Geographic areas

       

New England

3.8

3.8

Middle Atlantic

2.1

1.6

1.3

2.1

East North Central

3.4

1.0

3.5

3.4

West North Central

3.3

0.8

2.9

3.3

South Atlantic

2.1

3.4

2.2

2.1

East South Central

4.8

3.2

3.9

4.8

West South Central

2.4

1.1

2.6

2.4

Mountain

3.0

1.0

3.4

3.0

Pacific

4.8

2.3

3.5

4.8

1Plans that allow employees to accumulate unused
sick leave from year to year.


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/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&nb sp;details.