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Selected benefits: Access Data Table

Table 26. Selected benefits: Access, private industry workers, National Compensation Survey,
March 2008

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Job-related
travel
accident
insurance

Education assistance

Wellness
programs

Fitness
centers

Employee
assistance
programs

Work
related

Non-work
related

All workers

23

50

15

25

13

42

Worker characteristics

           

Management, professional, and related

38

73

25

43

25

60

    Management, business, and financial

45

78

27

43

24

61

    Professional and related

34

71

24

43

26

60

Service

7

32

7

13

9

26

Sales and office

28

49

14

25

11

45

    Sales and related

30

39

11

20

6

46

    Office and administrative support

26

56

16

28

14

45

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

16

41

10

17

5

27

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

9

28

4

9

3

17

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

23

56

18

26

8

40

Production, transportation, and material moving

19

45

14

23

10

41

    Production

18

53

17

26

12

42

    Transportation and material moving

19

38

11

20

7

41

Full time

26

56

17

28

15

46

Part time

13

28

7

15

8

29

Union

20

57

24

37

11

65

Nonunion

23

49

14

24

13

39

Average wage within the following percentiles:1

           

    Less than 10

7

20

5

8

5

18

    10 to under 25

13

29

6

12

7

27

    25 to under 50

19

48

12

21

9

40

    50 to under 75

25

57

16

29

14

46

    75 to under 90

32

67

25

41

22

58

    90 or greater

48

77

28

48

27

66

Establishment characteristics

           

Goods-producing industries

22

52

16

26

14

40

    Construction

6

27

2

8

3

15

    Manufacturing

28

64

22

35

19

51

Service-providing industries

23

49

14

25

13

43

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

29

42

12

23

6

50

        Wholesale trade

26

49

13

21

8

39

        Retail trade

29

36

11

20

3

50

        Transportation and warehousing

27

47

14

29

57

        Utilities

58

89

22

65

19

82

    Information

46

75

43

48

15

74

    Financial activities

48

75

22

43

22

59

        Finance and insurance

56

84

26

49

24

66

            Credit intermediation and related activities

57

84

23

46

19

65

            Insurance carriers and related activities

53

85

31

52

29

65

        Real estate and rental and leasing

17

44

6

20

14

31

    Professional and business services

25

48

13

21

11

34

        Professional and technical services

28

63

13

25

16

41

        Administrative and waste services

14

29

10

12

3

19

    Education and health services

15

66

21

36

23

50

        Educational services

29

70

43

35

41

46

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

52

89

74

60

66

71

        Health care and social assistance

13

65

17

36

20

50

    Leisure and hospitality

4

4

8

10

21

        Accommodation and food services

3

4

7

8

21

    Other services

8

32

5

11

10

15

1 to 99 workers

12

34

7

11

4

21

    1 to 49 workers

11

31

6

9

4

16

    50 to 99 workers

15

40

10

15

5

33

100 workers or more

35

67

23

42

23

66

    100 to 499 workers

28

57

16

30

14

54

    500 workers or more

43

79

33

57

33

80

Geographic areas

           

Metropolitan areas

24

50

16

27

13

44

Nonmetropolitan areas

16

45

10

19

12

34

New England

29

52

15

27

18

42

Middle Atlantic

22

46

15

26

14

39

East North Central

21

53

17

29

15

42

West North Central

19

53

14

27

16

43

South Atlantic

25

51

16

23

9

47

East South Central

52

10

20

16

40

West South Central

28

47

16

22

10

41

Mountain

19

48

14

21

11

39

Pacific

23

46

13

28

13

43

Footnotes:

1The 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.