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Paid Leave combinations: Access

Table 46. Paid leave combinations: Access, civilian workers,1 National Compensation Survey, March 2011

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Personal
leave and
vacation

Personal
leave and
sick leave

Sick leave
and
vacation

Vacation
and
holidays

Personal
leave, sick
leave, or
paid family
leave2

Personal
leave, sick
leave, paid
family
leave, or
vacation2

Personal
leave,
vacation, or
holidays2

All workers

36

37

60

69

72

83

85

Worker characteristics

             

Management, professional, and related

45

55

70

72

91

93

91

    Management, business, and financial

57

56

89

93

94

97

97

    Professional and related

41

55

64

65

89

91

88

        Teachers

11

59

16

15

89

90

77

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

9

72

12

10

97

98

83

        Registered nurses

58

59

78

80

86

89

89

Service

25

24

45

50

54

67

70

    Protective service

39

39

67

72

72

81

83

Sales and office

40

37

66

75

74

84

88

    Sales and related

30

27

53

62

62

74

81

    Office and administrative support

45

43

73

83

80

90

92

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

27

24

54

75

61

84

87

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

19

16

42

64

50

76

80

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

34

31

67

87

72

92

95

Production, transportation, and material moving

31

25

52

78

64

86

88

    Production

31

24

54

87

63

91

94

    Transportation and material moving

31

27

50

70

64

82

83

Full time

43

45

72

83

83

95

95

Part time

13

13

21

26

36

48

53

Union

43

54

63

72

89

96

93

Nonunion

35

34

59

69

69

81

83

Average wage within the following categories:3

             

    Lowest 25 percent

17

15

31

43

42

61

65

        Lowest 10 percent

9

8

17

27

28

48

51

    Second 25 percent

39

37

65

78

75

88

91

    Third 25 percent

44

43

75

86

84

93

94

    Highest 25 percent

47

57

73

75

92

95

93

        Highest 10 percent

46

58

71

72

94

96

92

Establishment characteristics

             

Goods-producing industries

30

24

55

84

64

90

93

Service-providing industries

37

39

60

67

73

82

83

    Education and health services

40

54

61

63

87

90

88

        Educational services

24

58

40

38

91

91

83

            Elementary and secondary schools

18

66

27

24

94

94

84

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

36

44

66

67

89

90

86

        Health care and social assistance

52

51

77

80

84

89

91

            Hospitals

66

65

87

89

94

94

94

    Public administration

51

51

87

87

91

91

90

1 to 99 workers

25

23

51

62

59

75

78

    1 to 49 workers

23

22

49

60

57

73

75

    50 to 99 workers

31

29

55

69

66

82

84

100 workers or more

45

49

67

76

83

91

91

    100 to 499 workers

41

41

63

75

76

87

90

    500 workers or more

49

57

71

76

90

94

92

Geographic areas

             

New England

42

45

63

68

76

81

80

Middle Atlantic

45

46

63

70

77

85

86

East North Central

39

39

56

70

68

82

85

West North Central

27

29

58

67

71

82

82

South Atlantic

36

36

59

70

69

84

86

East South Central

32

33

56

70

71

86

88

West South Central

32

34

60

71

73

85

86

Mountain

32

34

59

67

70

82

85

Pacific

33

34

63

68

73

82

83

1Includes workers in the private nonfarm economy except those in private households, and workers in the public sector, except the federal government. See
Technical Note for further explanation.

2Includes workers with access to one or more of these leave benefits.

3The categories are based on the average wage for each occupation surveyed, which may include workers with earnings both above and below the threshold.
The average wages are based on the estimates published in the "National Compensation Survey: Occupational Earnings in the United States, 2010." See Technical
Note for more details.


NOTE: For definitions of major plans, key provisions, and related terms, see the "Glossary of Employee Benefit Terms" at
www.bls.gov/ncs/ebs/glossary20102011.htm.