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Establishments offering retirement and healthcare benefits Data Table

Table 1. Establishments offering retirement and health care benefits: Private
industry, National Compensation Survey, March 2008

(All establishments = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Retirement benefits

Health care

All plans1

Defined
benefit

Defined
contribution

All establishments

47

11

45

62

Establishment characteristics

       

Goods-producing industries

45

12

42

60

    Construction

38

14

34

50

    Manufacturing

57

9

56

77

Service-providing industries

47

10

46

62

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

51

12

50

70

        Wholesale trade

65

13

64

81

        Retail trade

46

9

45

63

        Transportation and warehousing

40

39

79

        Utilities

97

81

96

98

    Information

61

61

81

    Financial activities

68

29

65

76

        Finance and insurance

76

35

74

86

            Credit intermediation and related activities

91

55

89

96

            Insurance carriers and related activities

54

13

54

72

        Real estate and rental and leasing

52

17

45

55

    Professional and business services

46

3

45

62

        Professional and technical services

52

52

66

        Administrative and waste services

32

30

52

    Education and health services

51

49

55

        Educational services

59

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

86

85

87

        Health care and social assistance

52

51

54

    Leisure and hospitality

21

21

41

        Accommodation and food services

21

21

40

    Other services

31

5

30

52

1 to 99 workers

45

9

43

60

    1 to 49 workers

43

9

42

58

    50 to 99 workers

73

20

70

88

100 workers or more

87

34

84

94

    100 to 499 workers

86

30

84

94

    500 workers or more

93

56

90

97

Geographic areas

       

Metropolitan areas

49

11

47

64

Nonmetropolitan areas

38

10

38

53

New England

43

43

55

Middle Atlantic

51

13

49

64

East North Central

55

15

53

70

West North Central

56

15

53

58

South Atlantic

54

10

53

62

East South Central

33

32

68

West South Central

35

7

34

50

Mountain

39

11

36

60

Pacific

43

10

41

65

Footnotes:

1Includes defined benefit pension plans and defined contribution retirement plans. The total is less than the sum of the individual items because many employees participated in both types of plans.

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