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Leave benefits: Access Data Table

Table 21. Leave benefits: Access, private industry workers, National Compensation Survey, March 2008

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Paid
holidays

Paid
vacations

Paid
personal
leave

Paid
funeral
leave

Paid jury
duty leave

Paid
military
leave

Family leave1

Paid

Unpaid

All workers

77

78

37

69

71

48

8

83

Worker characteristics

               

Management, professional, and related

89

87

55

86

88

66

15

90

    Management, business, and financial

96

96

54

89

92

68

16

92

    Professional and related

86

84

55

84

86

65

14

89

Service

52

61

26

49

55

34

5

78

Sales and office

81

80

39

73

75

50

8

85

    Sales and related

72

72

34

66

70

45

6

83

    Office and administrative support

88

86

42

78

79

53

10

85

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

76

76

26

56

56

38

6

76

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

62

63

18

41

42

29

4

70

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

93

91

35

75

73

50

8

82

Production, transportation, and material moving

85

83

32

69

71

46

4

84

    Production

92

90

32

73

75

52

5

85

    Transportation and material moving

78

76

31

65

68

40

4

82

Full time

89

90

42

77

79

54

9

86

Part time

40

39

21

42

48

30

4

73

Union

85

84

47

82

83

56

7

90

Nonunion

76

77

36

67

70

47

8

83

Average wage within the following percentiles:

               

    Less than 10

38

43

17

37

42

24

2

71

    10 to under 25

61

63

25

50

55

35

5

79

    25 to under 50

84

84

38

71

74

48

7

84

    50 to under 75

89

88

39

78

78

52

9

85

    75 to under 90

88

87

52

84

84

62

13

88

    90 or greater

89

88

54

86

89

68

14

90

Establishment characteristics

               

Goods-producing industries

86

86

33

70

70

51

6

84

    Construction

65

66

20

41

43

27

4

67

    Manufacturing

95

94

40

82

82

61

7

91

Service-providing industries

75

76

38

69

72

48

9

83

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

80

79

34

71

74

47

5

86

        Wholesale trade

94

93

36

81

79

49

6

84

        Retail trade

74

73

33

65

70

46

4

85

        Transportation and warehousing

80

84

33

76

80

43

3

92

        Utilities

99

97

51

94

96

76

12

96

    Information

88

87

62

89

91

82

15

92

    Financial activities

92

91

54

89

89

66

17

90

        Finance and insurance

94

94

58

93

94

72

19

93

            Credit intermediation and related activities

96

95

56

93

95

73

15

94

            Insurance carriers and related activities

93

93

60

93

93

71

18

91

        Real estate and rental and leasing

84

81

40

74

73

43

80

    Professional and business services

79

75

36

64

67

46

12

80

        Professional and technical services

89

91

46

79

84

55

15

84

        Administrative and waste services

65

58

22

45

47

31

7

72

    Education and health services

82

80

52

82

83

55

10

86

        Educational services

64

53

47

76

83

57

12

84

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

80

72

56

91

94

69

14

92

        Health care and social assistance

85

84

52

83

83

55

9

86

    Leisure and hospitality

40

54

20

37

45

27

3

75

        Accommodation and food services

38

54

19

38

44

26

3

74

    Other services

74

73

31

61

61

36

75

1 to 99 workers

69

71

26

57

60

36

6

75

    1 to 49 workers

69

70

25

55

58

33

6

71

    50 to 99 workers

71

73

30

63

65

42

8

85

100 workers or more

86

86

50

82

84

62

10

93

    100 to 499 workers

83

82

44

77

79

56

10

91

    500 workers or more

89

90

58

88

90

70

11

96

Geographic areas

               

Metropolitan areas

78

78

39

70

73

50

9

84

Nonmetropolitan areas

74

76

31

62

64

41

5

81

New England

78

75

42

74

82

53

9

88

Middle Atlantic

80

79

46

76

81

53

8

84

East North Central

76

76

43

72

71

49

9

81

West North Central

74

77

31

69

68

48

7

82

South Atlantic

78

79

33

68

73

50

9

84

East South Central

80

81

37

64

70

43

6

89

West South Central

80

79

34

64

67

46

8

81

Mountain

75

75

35

64

68

44

5

80

Pacific

74

77

34

65

64

44

10

85

Footnotes:

1The sum of paid and unpaid family leave may exceed 100 percent because some workers have access to both types of plans.

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