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Quality of life benefits: Access Data Table

Table 24. Quality of life benefits: Access, State and local government workers, National Compensation Survey, March 2008

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Employer assistance for childcare

Adoption
assistance

Long-term
care
insurance

Flexible
workplace

Employer-
provided
home PC

Subsidized
commuting

Total1

Employer-
provided
funds

On-site
and
off-site

Resource
and referral
services

All workers

19

4

9

10

8

26

4

2

10

Worker characteristics

                 

Management, professional, and related

21

4

11

11

9

29

4

2

9

    Professional and related

20

4

11

11

8

28

3

2

7

        Teachers

17

2

9

9

5

26

2

2

4

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

13

1

6

8

3

22

[2]

2

1

        Registered nurses

34

22

20

16

30

4

Service

16

4

7

7

7

23

4

1

10

    Protective service

15

3

6

8

7

25

4

[2]

14

Sales and office

21

5

10

11

9

28

5

1

14

    Office and administrative support

21

5

10

11

10

29

5

1

14

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

18

7

6

8

9

25

2

12

Production, transportation, and material moving

11

3

4

5

6

15

13

Full time

20

4

10

10

9

29

5

2

11

Part time

15

4

7

8

5

12

1

5

Union

18

4

8

10

7

26

2

[2]

11

Nonunion

20

5

11

10

10

27

6

2

9

Average wage within the following percentiles:3

                 

    Less than 10

12

3

5

5

5

14

3

    10 to under 25

18

4

10

8

9

23

4

1

5

    25 to under 50

20

5

9

10

10

29

7

1

13

    50 to under 75

22

5

11

11

9

30

4

2

13

    75 to under 90

20

3

8

12

7

27

3

2

10

    90 or greater

21

4

12

13

8

29

4

2

10

Establishment characteristics

                 

Service-providing industries

19

4

9

10

8

26

4

2

10

    Education and health services

21

4

12

10

8

29

4

2

6

        Educational services

20

3

11

10

7

29

2

5

            Elementary and secondary schools

13

2

7

8

4

21

1

2

2

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

40

27

15

53

        Health care and social assistance

31

14

17

16

16

30

2

            Hospitals

33

15

30

3

    Public administration

18

4

6

10

9

25

6

1

17

1 to 99 workers

10

3

4

5

7

15

4

2

4

    1 to 49 workers

10

4

3

4

15

6

6

    50 to 99 workers

8

6

2

15

2

4

2

100 workers or more

21

4

10

11

9

28

4

1

11

    100 to 499 workers

12

3

6

6

6

15

2

2

5

    500 workers or more

24

5

12

12

9

33

5

1

13

State government

33

9

18

14

19

43

1

19

Local government

15

3

6

8

5

21

2

2

7

Geographic areas

                 

New England

2

2

5

Middle Atlantic

10

8

4

1

15

1

4

East North Central

15

9

6

6

11

15

1

1

9

West North Central

2

South Atlantic

22

3

16

8

14

45

8

East South Central

8

3

West South Central

16

3

7

8

5

18

2

1

4

Mountain

25

8

20

23

20

Pacific

32

4

10

24

10

39

3

25

Footnotes:

1The total is less than the sum of individual childcare provisions because some employees have access to more than one of the benefits.

2Less than 0.5 percent.

3The 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.