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Nonproduction bonuses: Access Data Table

Table 27. Nonproduction bonuses:1 Access, State and local government workers, National
Compensation Survey, March 2008

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Nonproduction bonus

All
nonproduction
bonuses

Employee
recognition
bonus

Payment in
lieu of
benefits
bonus

Longevity
bonus

Other
bonus

All workers

29

c4

c10

6

5

Worker characteristics

         

Management, professional, and related

28

c4

c11

4

5

    Professional and related

27

4

c11

4

5

        Teachers

24

3

c12

c2

5

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

27

3

c14

3

6

        Registered nurses

33

4

c8

7

5

Service

32

c4

c9

8

c5

    Protective service

42

c7

c11

13

7

Sales and office

31

c6

c11

6

5

    Office and administrative support

31

c6

c11

6

4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

31

4

c10

8

c6

Production, transportation, and material moving

28

2

c10

c5

5

Full time

33

c5

c12

6

6

Part time

11

1

4

2

1

Union

34

c4

c18

6

6

Nonunion

26

c4

c4

5

5

Average wage within the following percentiles:2

         

    Less than 10

16

c1

3

3

3

    10 to under 25

27

c2

c7

5

c5

    25 to under 50

32

c6

c10

7

5

    50 to under 75

34

c5

c11

c7

7

    75 to under 90

30

6

c14

4

5

    90 or greater

29

5

c15

4

5

Establishment characteristics

         

Service-providing industries

29

c4

c10

6

5

    Education and health services

25

c3

c10

3

4

        Educational services

22

3

c10

3

4

            Elementary and secondary schools

22

2

c12

3

4

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

20

c7

4

3

4

        Health care and social assistance

44

c7

10

4

6

            Hospitals

40

c4

c8

4

5

    Public administration

38

c7

c12

9

6

1 to 99 workers

29

2

c9

7

5

    1 to 49 workers

28

1

7

5

6

    50 to 99 workers

31

3

c11

10

3

100 workers or more

29

5

c11

5

5

    100 to 499 workers

32

2

c13

7

5

    500 workers or more

28

c6

c10

5

6

State government

40

c12

c12

6

7

Local government

26

2

c10

c5

5

Geographic areas

         

New England

38

-

c17

11

10

Middle Atlantic

28

[3]

c12

4

9

East North Central

28

-

c18

c8

2

West North Central

18

-

c5

3

-

South Atlantic

35

c6

3

7

c11

East South Central

-

-

1

-

-

West South Central

31

4

c7

5

4

Mountain

23

-

-

4

-

Pacific

35

c15

c21

2

-

Footnotes:

1See Technical Note for definitions. The following nonproduction bonuses were provided to less than 5 percent of all employees and are not published separately: Attendance bonus, cash profit-sharing bonus, end-of-year bonus, holiday bonus, safety bonus, suggestion bonus, hiring bonus, referral bonus, retention bonus, union-related bonus, and management incentive bonus.

2The 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.

3Less than 0.5 percent.

cCorrected.

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