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Nonproduction bonuses and stock options: Access Data Table

Table 27. Nonproduction bonuses and stock options:1 Access, private industry workers, National Compensation Survey, March 2008

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Nonproduction bonus

Stock
options

All
nonproduction
bonuses

Cash
profit-sharing
bonus

Employee
recognition
bonus

End-of-year
bonus

Holiday
bonus

Payment in
lieu of
benefits
bonus

Referral
bonus

Other
bonus

All workers

47

c5

c4

12

11

5

8

c6

8

Worker characteristics

                 

Management, professional, and related

55

c7

c6

c14

7

c7

c11

c9

14

    Management, business, and financial

60

c8

7

19

7

c6

c10

c12

18

    Professional and related

53

c7

6

12

c6

c8

12

c8

11

Service

33

c1

c4

7

c7

2

8

3

2

Sales and office

49

5

3

13

14

c4

7

c6

10

    Sales and related

41

3

1

9

15

2

5

5

11

    Office and administrative support

55

6

4

16

13

6

9

c7

9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

48

5

c3

15

c13

3

4

c5

6

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

43

4

1

16

c14

2

1

c4

2

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

54

7

6

15

c12

c3

7

c7

9

Production, transportation, and material moving

49

8

3

10

12

c5

6

c5

8

    Production

53

11

c2

11

11

c6

7

c6

8

    Transportation and material moving

45

5

3

10

13

4

5

c5

7

Full time

52

c6

5

c13

11

c5

8

c7

9

Part time

31

1

2

7

c8

c1

7

c3

5

Union

39

8

c5

6

4

c6

6

c5

9

Nonunion

48

5

4

13

c11

c4

8

c6

8

Average wage within the following percentiles:2

                 

    Less than 10

29

1

c2

8

c10

1

5

c2

4

    10 to under 25

37

2

c3

7

11

2

8

3

4

    25 to under 50

48

4

c3

11

c13

5

8

c5

7

    50 to under 75

52

c6

3

15

12

6

7

c7

9

    75 to under 90

55

c9

6

14

7

c7

10

c8

12

    90 or greater

59

c11

c8

16

5

c7

11

c11

18

Establishment characteristics

                 

Goods-producing industries

52

c11

3

14

c11

c6

c5

c7

8

    Construction

44

3

1

18

16

3

2

4

1

    Manufacturing

56

c15

3

13

10

c7

c7

c8

11

Service-providing industries

46

4

c4

11

c10

4

c8

6

8

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

46

5

3

11

16

3

5

c5

9

        Wholesale trade

58

11

2

18

15

6

5

6

6

        Retail trade

41

1

2

8

18

2

c5

c3

10

        Transportation and warehousing

49

c10

6

9

12

2

3

c11

8

        Utilities

58

4

-

16

-

c6

-

-

23

    Information

60

3

15

10

5

3

16

-

33

    Financial activities

66

7

5

c25

8

c4

c11

c13

21

        Finance and insurance

71

9

c6

c26

7

c4

13

c15

25

            Credit intermediation and related activities

70

5

4

c28

7

c4

12

c18

27

            Insurance carriers and related activities

69

16

11

19

10

c4

16

c6

21

        Real estate and rental and leasing

50

-

-

22

c12

5

7

6

-

    Professional and business services

50

6

c4

15

c7

5

11

c6

10

        Professional and technical services

65

12

c5

25

c10

3

11

c9

11

        Administrative and waste services

36

-

3

6

4

5

12

-

6

    Education and health services

44

2

c3

6

c9

c8

12

c5

1

        Educational services

24

-

3

-

2

10

3

2

2

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

23

-

2

1

2

13

3

3

4

        Health care and social assistance

47

2

c3

6

11

c8

c13

c5

1

    Leisure and hospitality

30

1

c6

8

c6

-

6

2

3

        Accommodation and food services

29

2

c6

8

c5

-

6

2

2

    Other services

39

1

3

11

13

-

5

3

2

1 to 99 workers

45

4

c2

14

14

3

5

5

4

    1 to 49 workers

46

4

2

15

c16

3

3

5

3

    50 to 99 workers

41

5

4

11

c6

4

8

c5

6

100 workers or more

50

c6

6

c9

7

c6

c11

c7

13

    100 to 499 workers

47

4

4

9

9

c5

10

c5

12

    500 workers or more

54

c9

c8

c10

4

c7

c13

c10

15

Geographic areas

                 

Metropolitan areas

47

c5

4

12

10

5

c8

c6

9

Nonmetropolitan areas

47

5

-

12

14

3

5

4

4

New England

53

5

c4

11

14

8

10

c3

8

Middle Atlantic

44

3

4

11

8

c7

8

c6

6

East North Central

48

8

3

13

11

c7

10

c7

9

West North Central

48

c6

5

16

10

2

c7

c5

7

South Atlantic

51

4

3

12

12

4

9

c6

9

East South Central

52

-

-

15

c12

-

7

5

5

West South Central

45

c5

c4

c7

c15

1

7

6

9

Mountain

45

4

4

14

10

4

5

c5

7

Pacific

43

7

c5

11

7

4

6

c7

11

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, safety bonus, suggestion bonus, hiring bonus, longevity 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.

cCorrected.

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