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Nonproduction bonuses and stock options: Access Standard Errors

Table 27. Standard errors for 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

0.8

c0.3

c0.4

0.5

0.5

0.3

0.4

c0.3

0.4

Worker characteristics

                 

Management, professional, and related

1.2

c0.6

c0.8

1.0

0.5

c0.6

0.8

c0.8

1.0

    Management, business, and financial

1.5

c0.8

c0.8

1.1

0.8

c0.6

0.9

c1.1

1.4

    Professional and related

1.6

c0.6

c1.0

1.1

0.7

c0.7

1.2

c0.8

1.1

Service

2.3

0.4

c1.2

0.8

c1.0

0.3

0.9

c0.5

0.5

Sales and office

1.1

0.5

c0.4

0.6

c0.7

c0.3

c0.6

c0.4

0.6

    Sales and related

1.5

0.6

0.4

0.7

c0.9

0.3

0.7

c0.5

1.0

    Office and administrative support

1.3

0.6

c0.5

0.9

c0.9

0.6

0.6

c0.7

0.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

1.6

0.8

0.6

1.3

1.0

0.4

0.6

c0.6

0.6

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

2.6

0.9

0.6

2.0

1.3

0.6

0.4

c1.0

0.6

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

1.8

1.1

1.0

1.6

c1.5

0.7

1.1

c0.8

1.1

Production, transportation, and material moving

1.4

c0.7

0.5

0.9

c0.8

c0.5

c0.9

c0.7

0.7

    Production

2.2

c1.0

0.5

1.2

1.1

c0.9

1.2

c0.9

1.1

    Transportation and material moving

1.7

0.7

0.7

1.0

1.3

0.6

c0.9

c0.9

0.8

Full time

0.8

c0.4

c0.5

0.6

c0.5

c0.3

0.4

c0.4

0.5

Part time

1.5

0.3

c0.4

c0.6

c0.8

0.2

0.9

c0.4

0.4

Union

1.7

c0.9

c1.0

0.7

0.9

c1.0

0.7

c0.6

1.1

Nonunion

0.8

0.4

c0.5

0.5

0.5

c0.3

0.5

c0.4

0.4

Average wage within the following percentiles:2

                 

    Less than 10

2.2

0.4

c0.9

1.2

c1.6

0.2

0.8

c0.6

0.8

    10 to under 25

1.4

0.5

0.8

0.6

0.8

0.3

0.9

0.4

0.4

    25 to under 50

1.2

0.4

c0.8

0.8

0.7

0.4

0.8

c0.6

0.5

    50 to under 75

1.1

0.6

c0.3

0.8

0.8

c0.4

0.4

c0.5

0.6

    75 to under 90

1.5

0.8

0.8

0.9

0.7

c0.6

0.6

c0.7

0.9

    90 or greater

1.5

c1.0

c1.4

1.0

0.8

c0.9

1.2

c1.0

1.3

Establishment characteristics

                 

Goods-producing industries

1.8

c0.9

0.4

1.1

0.8

c0.8

0.7

c0.9

0.9

    Construction

2.8

c0.8

0.4

2.1

1.5

c0.7

0.7

c0.9

0.4

    Manufacturing

2.3

c1.3

0.5

1.2

0.9

c1.1

1.0

c1.1

1.3

Service-providing industries

0.9

0.4

c0.5

0.5

0.6

c0.3

0.5

c0.4

0.4

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

1.1

c0.7

0.5

0.8

c0.7

0.3

c0.6

c0.5

0.7

        Wholesale trade

2.4

c2.6

0.6

1.8

2.0

0.9

0.8

c0.9

1.2

        Retail trade

1.5

0.3

0.5

c0.9

1.0

0.4

c0.8

c0.5

1.0

        Transportation and warehousing

3.5

c1.6

1.5

2.0

2.3

0.9

1.4

c1.8

1.7

        Utilities

6.6

1.8

-

4.3

-

c1.8

-

-

5.4

    Information

4.2

c1.0

3.8

2.1

1.1

1.3

c2.2

-

3.8

    Financial activities

1.8

1.1

0.6

1.5

0.9

0.6

1.1

c1.4

1.2

        Finance and insurance

1.8

1.4

c0.7

1.5

0.8

c0.5

1.3

c1.6

1.3

            Credit intermediation and related activities

2.3

1.0

0.8

c2.1

1.2

c0.7

1.5

c2.2

2.1

            Insurance carriers and related activities

3.2

3.2

2.0

2.6

1.4

1.2

2.6

c0.9

2.7

        Real estate and rental and leasing

4.4

-

-

4.2

3.0

2.0

2.4

c1.5

-

    Professional and business services

2.4

1.0

c1.0

c1.5

1.1

0.9

1.7

c1.1

1.5

        Professional and technical services

3.1

c2.0

c1.9

3.1

c1.7

1.1

1.8

2.0

2.1

        Administrative and waste services

3.8

-

1.2

1.2

1.3

1.3

3.1

-

2.1

    Education and health services

2.1

0.5

c0.8

1.2

c1.3

c0.9

1.3

c1.0

0.4

        Educational services

3.0

-

1.1

-

0.8

1.7

0.4

0.6

0.5

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

2.4

-

0.2

0.6

0.7

2.3

0.5

1.0

1.0

        Health care and social assistance

2.4

0.6

c0.9

1.3

c1.6

c1.0

c1.5

c1.1

0.4

    Leisure and hospitality

3.7

0.6

c2.9

1.7

c1.5

-

1.2

0.7

0.8

        Accommodation and food services

3.7

0.7

c2.5

2.1

c1.0

-

1.3

0.8

0.9

    Other services

2.8

0.7

c1.3

c2.2

2.2

-

1.2

1.1

1.0

1 to 99 workers

1.1

0.5

c0.3

0.7

c0.7

0.4

0.6

c0.4

0.4

    1 to 49 workers

1.2

0.5

c0.3

0.8

c0.9

0.4

0.6

c0.5

0.4

    50 to 99 workers

1.8

1.1

c0.8

1.2

c0.8

c0.8

1.3

c0.7

0.8

100 workers or more

0.9

0.5

c0.8

0.7

0.5

c0.4

0.7

c0.5

0.7

    100 to 499 workers

1.3

c0.5

c0.5

0.8

0.6

c0.4

0.9

c0.6

0.8

    500 workers or more

1.7

c0.9

c1.6

1.1

0.8

c0.8

1.1

c0.8

1.5

Geographic areas

                 

Metropolitan areas

0.8

c0.3

c0.3

0.5

0.5

0.3

0.5

c0.4

0.4

Nonmetropolitan areas

2.0

1.1

-

1.6

c1.8

c0.7

c0.8

0.7

1.1

New England

3.5

c1.9

c1.0

1.8

c2.6

c1.6

1.8

c0.7

1.3

Middle Atlantic

2.4

0.7

c0.5

0.9

0.6

c0.6

c0.6

c1.0

1.1

East North Central

1.8

c0.7

c0.7

1.0

c1.0

c0.5

1.2

c0.9

0.8

West North Central

2.6

c0.6

1.0

c2.7

c1.0

0.7

c1.4

c0.8

1.3

South Atlantic

2.2

0.6

c0.7

c1.5

1.4

c0.8

c1.5

c1.0

1.0

East South Central

2.3

-

-

c2.0

c3.6

-

c1.8

c0.6

1.6

West South Central

1.5

c1.1

c0.8

c1.0

c1.0

0.4

0.6

c1.1

0.8

Mountain

1.9

c0.5

c0.9

1.7

c2.7

0.9

c0.9

1.4

0.8

Pacific

1.4

1.5

c0.8

0.8

0.8

c0.6

c1.1

c0.7

1.1

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.