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Long-term disability plans: Method of benefit payment Data Table

Table 18. Long-term disability plans: Method of benefit payment,
State and local government workers, National Compensation
Survey, March 2008

(All workers with long-term disability insurance coverage = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Fixed
percent of
earnings

Pecent
varies by
earnings

Other

All workers

91

7

1

Worker characteristics

     

Management, professional, and related

91

7

1

    Professional and related

91

7

1

        Teachers

93

5

2

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

94

3

        Registered nurses

92

Service

91

8

    Protective service

94

5

Sales and office

91

    Office and administrative support

91

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

93

Production, transportation, and material moving

94

4

Full time

91

7

1

Part time

91

8

Union

92

6

1

Nonunion

91

9

Average wage within the following percentiles:1

     

    Less than 10

92

    10 to under 25

90

9

    25 to under 50

87

    50 to under 75

93

6

[2]

    75 to under 90

93

4

    90 or greater

92

Establishment characteristics

     

Service-providing industries

91

8

1

    Education and health services

90

        Educational services

90

8

            Elementary and secondary schools

94

4

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

79

        Health care and social assistance

88

            Hospitals

85

    Public administration

92

7

1

1 to 99 workers

93

7

    1 to 49 workers

93

7

    50 to 99 workers

94

100 workers or more

91

8

1

    100 to 499 workers

96

2

    500 workers or more

89

1

State government

79

Local government

95

3

1

Geographic areas

     

New England

99

Middle Atlantic

95

2

East North Central

86

West North Central

86

South Atlantic

96

4

East South Central

74

West South Central

98

Mountain

99

Pacific

91

5

Footnotes:

1The 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.

2Less than 0.5 percent.


NOTE: Because of rounding, sums of individual items may not equal totals. Dash indicates no workers in this category or data did not meet publication criteria.