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Nonproduction bonuses: Access Standard Errors

Table 27. Standard errors for 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

1.2

c0.3

c0.8

0.5

0.6

Worker characteristics

         

Management, professional, and related

1.2

0.4

c0.9

0.5

0.7

    Professional and related

1.2

0.4

c0.9

0.5

0.6

        Teachers

1.4

0.6

c1.2

0.5

0.8

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

1.8

0.8

c1.4

0.6

1.0

        Registered nurses

4.3

1.2

c2.8

1.8

1.3

Service

1.8

c0.8

c1.1

0.9

0.8

    Protective service

2.7

c1.8

c1.5

1.6

c1.4

Sales and office

1.7

c0.6

c1.2

0.8

0.8

    Office and administrative support

1.7

c0.6

c1.1

0.8

0.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

2.6

1.0

c1.4

1.4

c1.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

3.1

c0.6

c2.0

1.0

c0.8

Full time

1.4

c0.4

c0.9

c0.5

0.7

Part time

1.1

c0.1

0.8

0.6

0.4

Union

1.4

0.5

c1.4

0.5

0.5

Nonunion

1.6

c0.5

c0.5

0.8

0.9

Average wage within the following percentiles:2

         

    Less than 10

1.9

c0.2

c0.7

0.8

0.7

    10 to under 25

1.9

c0.4

c0.9

1.0

0.9

    25 to under 50

1.8

c0.8

c1.0

0.8

1.0

    50 to under 75

1.8

c0.6

c1.3

0.9

0.9

    75 to under 90

1.5

c0.8

c1.2

0.6

0.8

    90 or greater

1.7

0.6

c1.4

0.6

0.8

Establishment characteristics

         

Service-providing industries

1.2

c0.3

c0.8

0.5

0.6

    Education and health services

1.3

0.4

c0.9

0.5

0.5

        Educational services

1.3

0.4

c1.0

c0.5

0.6

            Elementary and secondary schools

1.6

0.4

c1.3

0.6

0.7

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

2.5

c0.8

1.2

1.2

0.9

        Health care and social assistance

4.1

0.8

1.9

0.6

0.8

            Hospitals

5.2

c0.6

2.5

0.9

0.6

    Public administration

2.0

c0.9

c1.3

1.0

1.7

1 to 99 workers

2.6

0.2

c1.3

1.5

1.1

    1 to 49 workers

3.3

0.2

1.6

1.7

1.7

    50 to 99 workers

3.9

0.3

c2.2

2.3

1.0

100 workers or more

1.2

c0.4

c0.8

0.5

0.6

    100 to 499 workers

2.4

0.5

c1.6

1.1

0.8

    500 workers or more

1.3

c0.5

c0.9

0.5

0.7

State government

3.1

c1.1

c2.1

1.0

2.1

Local government

1.3

c0.3

c0.8

0.5

0.5

Geographic areas

         

New England

3.0

-

c1.6

2.7

c2.7

Middle Atlantic

1.9

[3]

c1.2

0.9

0.6

East North Central

3.5

-

c2.6

1.6

0.6

West North Central

2.5

-

c2.2

1.4

-

South Atlantic

2.3

c1.3

1.2

1.3

2.3

East South Central

-

-

0.2

-

-

West South Central

2.9

0.6

c1.5

0.7

0.9

Mountain

6.1

-

-

1.1

-

Pacific

2.6

c0.8

c3.1

c0.6

-

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 0.05.

cCorrected.

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