Standard Errors
Paid sick leave: Limit on days accumulated

Table 37. Standard errors for paid sick leave: Limit on days accumulated,  State and
local government workers, National Compensation Survey, March 2013

Characteristics

Limit on paid sick leave days accumulated1

Mean
number
of days

10th
percentile

25th
percentile

50th
percentile
(median)

75th
percentile

90th
percentile

All workers

9.4

0.0

8.6

0.0

15.5

2.9

Worker characteristics

           

Management, professional, and related

10.9

13.2

9.4

0.0

19.0

4.1

    Professional and related

11.4

10.8

0.0

26.2

4.5

        Teachers

11.5

11.8

0.3

22.1

5.6

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

14.3

13.6

7.4

8.3

6.6

Service

0.0

5.4

6.5

7.4

16.0

5.5

    Protective service

28.1

37.3

24.8

8.9

Sales and office

7.8

0.0

16.7

20.5

5.1

6.2

    Office and administrative support

8.3

0.0

15.5

22.4

4.2

6.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

7.4

Production, transportation, and material moving

29.2

19.9

17.6

12.0

Full time

8.9

1.3

8.9

0.0

11.8

3.2

Part time

16.6

12.2

26.9

26.9

9.6

Union

10.2

0.0

8.0

4.1

5.9

3.9

Nonunion

6.5

0.6

18.0

8.5

32.0

4.2

Average wage within the following categories:2

           

    Lowest 25 percent

0.0

1.6

3.5

1.7

20.6

4.9

        Lowest 10 percent

6.2

    Second 25 percent

8.7

8.1

6.0

0.0

14.9

4.8

    Third 25 percent

7.2

14.4

3.5

0.0

5.3

6.1

    Highest 25 percent

0.0

7.1

22.2

15.4

4.6

        Highest 10 percent

4.4

13.4

0.0

21.2

23.5

4.9

Establishment characteristics

           

Service-providing industries

8.9

0.0

10.6

0.0

14.6

3.0

    Education and health services

10.3

9.9

9.5

2.1

17.8

4.1

        Educational services

10.9

7.1

8.5

3.2

14.0

4.2

            Elementary and secondary schools

12.9

14.0

13.1

4.3

6.2

5.3

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

9.9

11.2

18.0

26.9

55.9

5.2

        Healthcare and social assistance

15.7

0.5

16.4

13.8

            Hospitals

10.9

    Public administration

3.1

8.8

0.0

26.7

18.4

5.7

1 to 99 workers

4.5

4.4

7.7

0.3

3.1

5.5

    1 to 49 workers

5.2

8.5

    50 to 99 workers

0.0

10.9

42.7

7.4

100 workers or more

5.9

7.2

10.9

4.2

6.3

3.5

    100 to 499 workers

9.0

14.4

0.0

0.0

24.1

6.4

    500 workers or more

14.0

14.5

12.6

4.9

4.8

State government

15.3

10.6

19.3

60.6

7.0

Local government

8.8

10.2

0.8

0.0

12.4

3.4

Geographic areas

           

New England

18.0

0.0

31.3

15.5

28.8

8.5

Middle Atlantic

7.3

0.0

25.0

24.4

18.7

4.5

East North Central

8.8

8.6

1.2

6.6

74.5

8.0

West North Central

10.8

3.8

26.0

0.0

6.7

South Atlantic

9.5

0.0

3.6

7.5

East South Central

13.1

West South Central

6.5

18.1

10.8

Mountain

20.1

Pacific

26.5

7.9

40.5

10.6

1The 10th, 25th, 50th, 75th, and 90th percentiles designate
position within each published series. For example, at the 50th
percentile or median, half of participating workers receive the
same as or more than the amount shown, and half receive the
same as or less than the amount shown. At the 25th percentile,
one-fourth of participating&n bsp;workers receive the same or less than
the amount shown. The remaining percentiles follow the same
logic.


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/glossary20122013.htm.

2Surveyed occupations are classified into wage categories
based on the average wage for the occupation, which may
include workers with earnings both above and below the
threshold.  The categories were formed using percentile
estimates generated using data from the National
Compensation Survey publication, "Employer Costs for
Employee& nbsp;Compensation - March 2013."