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Paid holidays: Number of days provided Standard Errors

Table 22. Standard errors for paid holidays: Number of days provided, civilian workers,1 National Compensation Survey,
March 2008

(All workers with paid holidays = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Mean
number
of days

Median
number
of days

Paid holidays2

Less
than 6
days

6 days

7 days

8 days

9 days

10
days

11
days

12
days

13
days

14
days

Greater
than 14
days

All workers

0.1

0.0

0.5

0.7

0.5

0.6

0.6

0.6

0.5

0.3

0.2

0.1

0.3

Worker characteristics

                         

Management, professional, and related

0.1

0.9

0.4

0.9

0.8

0.9

1.1

1.1

0.7

0.6

0.4

0.3

0.6

    Management, business, and financial

0.3

0.0

0.3

1.2

0.7

1.1

1.0

1.3

1.1

0.7

0.5

0.5

1.4

    Professional and related

0.1

0.0

0.5

1.1

1.1

1.1

1.3

1.3

0.8

0.6

0.4

0.3

0.4

        Teachers

0.3

0.0

1.7

2.5

1.5

1.0

3.1

2.2

2.5

1.2

1.4

1.5

2.0

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

0.5

1.3

2.5

3.9

2.2

0.5

2.9

2.4

1.4

2.1

2.7

        Registered nurses

0.2

0.0

1.9

4.3

2.5

1.9

2.7

1.4

0.9

1.4

0.5

0.4

0.3

Service

0.2

0.8

1.9

1.7

0.9

1.2

1.3

0.9

1.2

0.6

0.4

0.2

0.6

Sales and office

0.1

0.0

0.6

1.0

0.7

0.8

0.5

0.6

0.5

0.3

0.2

0.2

0.2

    Sales and related

0.1

0.0

1.3

1.6

0.9

1.4

0.8

1.1

0.4

0.5

0.1

[3]

    Office and administrative support

0.1

0.7

0.6

1.0

1.0

0.9

0.7

0.7

0.6

0.4

0.2

0.2

0.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

0.1

0.0

1.1

1.7

1.1

1.2

0.9

0.9

0.7

0.4

0.2

0.3

0.4

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

0.1

0.0

2.1

2.4

1.6

1.5

1.5

1.0

0.9

0.6

0.3

0.2

0.3

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

0.1

0.7

1.2

2.0

1.4

1.5

0.8

1.4

1.1

0.6

0.4

0.4

0.7

Production, transportation, and material moving

0.1

0.0

0.8

1.3

1.0

1.3

1.0

0.9

0.8

0.6

0.3

0.2

0.5

    Production

0.1

0.0

1.1

1.4

1.4

1.6

1.2

1.3

1.2

1.0

0.5

0.3

0.8

    Transportation and material moving

0.1

0.1

1.1

2.2

1.4

1.4

1.1

1.0

0.8

0.6

0.3

0.2

0.4

Full time

0.1

0.5

0.5

0.7

0.5

0.6

0.5

0.6

0.5

0.3

0.2

0.1

0.3

Part time

0.1

0.0

1.6

1.8

1.2

1.2

1.5

0.8

0.9

0.3

0.3

0.1

0.6

Union

0.1

0.0

0.7

1.0

0.7

0.9

0.9

1.0

1.3

0.8

0.6

0.4

0.7

Nonunion

0.1

0.0

0.5

0.8

0.6

0.6

0.6

0.7

0.5

0.3

0.2

0.1

0.3

Average wage within the following percentiles:4

                         

    Less than 10

0.2

0.0

2.8

2.3

1.5

1.3

2.4

0.9

0.5

0.1

    10 to under 25

0.1

0.0

1.2

1.6

1.2

1.2

0.7

1.1

0.9

0.3

0.1

0.1

0.5

    25 to under 50

0.1

0.0

0.5

0.9

0.7

1.0

0.6

0.5

0.7

0.4

0.2

0.1

0.2

    50 to under 75

0.1

0.0

0.4

0.8

0.7

0.8

0.6

0.7

0.7

0.4

0.3

0.2

0.4

    75 to under 90

0.1

0.4

0.4

0.8

0.7

0.9

1.1

1.0

0.6

0.6

0.4

0.4

0.7

    90 or greater

0.2

0.0

0.3

1.2

1.2

1.0

1.1

1.6

1.3

0.6

0.4

0.4

1.2

Establishment characteristics

                         

Goods-producing industries

0.1

0.0

0.7

1.2

0.9

1.3

1.1

1.1

1.0

0.6

0.6

0.2

0.6

Service-providing industries

0.1

0.0

0.6

0.8

0.6

0.6

0.6

0.6

0.5

0.3

0.2

0.1

0.3

    Education and health services

0.3

0.5

0.8

1.5

1.3

1.4

0.9

1.0

1.2

0.7

0.4

0.3

0.9

        Educational services

0.1

0.0

0.9

1.0

0.7

1.1

1.0

1.8

2.0

0.9

0.9

0.8

1.4

            Elementary and secondary schools

0.2

1.2

1.5

1.7

1.2

0.7

1.2

1.7

1.4

1.1

1.2

1.2

1.5

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

0.2

0.9

0.7

0.4

0.5

2.6

1.8

4.2

1.9

1.3

1.3

2.8

        Health care and social assistance

0.4

1.0

1.1

2.2

1.9

1.9

1.3

1.2

1.4

0.9

0.3

0.2

1.1

            Hospitals

0.2

0.0

1.9

2.2

1.7

1.5

1.4

1.2

1.3

1.1

0.6

0.4

0.5

    Public administration

0.1

0.6

0.1

0.3

2.5

1.7

1.8

2.1

1.3

0.5

0.6

1 to 99 workers

0.1

0.0

0.7

1.0

1.0

1.0

0.8

0.8

0.6

0.3

0.1

0.2

0.2

    1 to 49 workers

0.1

0.0

0.9

1.1

1.3

1.1

0.9

1.1

0.7

0.3

0.2

0.2

0.3

    50 to 99 workers

0.1

0.2

1.4

1.7

1.7

1.2

1.3

1.1

1.2

0.7

0.2

0.3

0.2

100 workers or more

0.2

0.0

0.7

0.8

0.5

0.6

0.7

0.7

0.7

0.4

0.3

0.2

0.6

    100 to 499 workers

0.2

0.0

0.8

1.1

0.8

1.0

1.0

0.9

0.9

0.6

0.3

0.2

0.8

    500 workers or more

0.2

0.0

1.2

1.4

0.7

0.9

0.9

1.2

1.2

0.8

0.5

0.3

0.7

Geographic areas

                         

New England

0.1

0.0

1.0

1.6

1.4

1.2

1.2

2.1

2.3

1.6

0.6

0.3

0.7

Middle Atlantic

0.4

0.0

0.7

1.2

0.8

2.2

2.3

1.4

0.7

0.6

0.4

0.3

1.8

East North Central

0.1

0.0

1.0

2.3

1.9

1.2

1.0

1.4

0.8

0.5

0.5

0.3

0.8

West North Central

0.1

0.8

1.0

3.1

1.7

2.5

1.4

0.7

2.6

1.0

0.7

0.4

South Atlantic

0.1

0.0

1.2

1.8

1.4

0.9

1.2

1.3

0.9

0.8

0.3

0.3

0.2

East South Central

0.5

0.8

3.3

3.4

0.8

1.7

2.2

1.9

1.4

1.2

0.7

[3]

1.5

West South Central

0.1

0.0

0.9

1.3

0.9

1.3

1.8

1.6

1.6

0.6

0.3

0.3

0.7

Mountain

0.1

0.0

1.3

4.5

2.5

2.4

1.1

1.9

1.9

1.4

0.6

0.3

Pacific

0.1

0.0

1.1

1.2

1.5

1.1

0.9

1.6

0.9

0.5

0.6

0.3

0.3

Footnotes:

1Includes workers in the private nonfarm economy except those in private households, and workers in the public sector, except the federal government. See "Technical note" for further explanation.

2Fractional holiday amounts were rounded to the nearest full number of days.

3Less than 0.05.

4The percentile groupings are based on the average wage for each occupation surveyed, which may include workers both above and below the threshold. The percentile values are based on the estimates published in the "National Compensation Survey: Occupational Earnings in the United States, 2007." See Technical Note for more details.

NOTE: Dash indicates no workers in this category or data did not meet publication criteria.