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Table 45. Medical care benefit combinations: Access, State and local government workers, National Compensation Survey, March 2011

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Medical care and retirement benefits

Medical care and life insurance benefits

Medical care benefits and defined benefit
retirement

Medical care benefits and defined contribution
retirement

Medical
care and
retirement
benefits

Medical
care and no
retirement
benefits

Retirement
benefits
and no
medical
care
benefits

No medical
care and no
retirement
benefits

Medical
care and
life
insurance
benefits

Medical
care and no
life
insurance
benefits

Life
insurance
and no
medical
care
benefits

No medical
care and no
life
insurance
benefits

Medical
care
benefits
and defined
benefit
retirement

Medical
care
benefits
and no
defined
benefit
retirement

Defined
benefit
retirement
and no
medical
care
benefits

No medical
care
benefits
and no
defined
benefit
retirement

Medical
care
benefits
and defined
contribution
retirement

Medical
care
benefits
and no
defined
contribution
retirement

Defined
contribution
retirement
and no
medical
care
benefits

No medical
care
benefits
and no
defined
contribution
retirement

All workers

86

1

4

9

79

9

1

11

80

7

3

9

29

58

1

12

Worker characteristics

                               

Management, professional, and related

88

1

3

7

80

10

1

10

84

5

3

8

30

59

1

10

    Professional and related

88

1

3

7

79

10

1

10

84

5

3

8

29

60

1

10

        Teachers

88

1

3

8

78

10

1

11

86

3

3

9

26

62

[1]

11

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

98

1

85

12

97

1

21

77

2

Service

79

2

5

15

73

8

2

18

72

9

4

15

26

55

1

18

    Protective service

88

9

83

5

1

10

81

7

3

9

30

58

1

11

Sales and office

87

8

80

9

1

11

79

9

2

10

31

57

2

10

    Office and administrative support

88

7

80

9

1

10

81

8

2

9

31

58

2

9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

93

4

90

6

87

8

1

4

32

63

Production, transportation, and material moving

81

6

73

9

3

15

73

9

22

61

1

16

Full time

98

1

1

1

90

9

[1]

1

91

7

1

1

34

65

Part time

22

4

19

55

18

8

5

69

21

5

17

57

5

21

5

69

Union

94

1

3

2

85

10

1

3

93

2

3

2

27

68

1

4

Nonunion

79

2

4

15

73

8

1

18

70

11

4

15

31

50

1

18

Average wage within the following categories:2

                               

    Lowest 25 percent

67

3

8

23

60

9

2

29

59

10

6

24

24

45

3

28

        Lowest 10 percent

50

3

10

37

44

9

2

44

43

11

9

38

17

36

4

43

    Second 25 percent

90

1

4

5

83

9

1

8

83

8

4

5

31

60

1

8

    Third 25 percent

93

1

1

4

85

9

1

5

88

6

1

5

31

63

1

5

    Highest 25 percent

96

1

1

2

88

9

1

2

93

4

1

2

31

66

[1]

3

        Highest 10 percent

96

1

2

2

88

8

1

2

91

6

2

2

35

61

Establishment characteristics

                               

Service-providing industries

86

1

4

9

78

9

1

11

80

7

3

9

29

58

1

12

    Education and health services

87

1

4

7

79

10

1

10

82

6

4

8

29

60

1

11

        Educational services

87

1

4

8

78

10

1

10

84

4

4

8

25

63

1

11

            Elementary and secondary schools

88

1

4

7

77

12

1

10

87

2

4

7

18

71

1

10

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

83

3

3

11

81

5

1

13

74

12

3

11

48

38

        Health care and social assistance

90

1

3

6

82

9

68

23

53

38

1

8

            Hospitals

93

5

88

6

68

26

1

5

58

36

1

5

    Public administration

87

1

3

9

81

7

1

11

82

6

2

10

31

57

1

11

1 to 99 workers

72

2

7

20

62

12

2

24

62

12

5

21

25

49

2

24

    1 to 49 workers

65

2

8

25

60

7

3

30

54

13

5

28

24

44

3

29

    50 to 99 workers

83

11

64

20

2

14

75

9

5

11

26

58

100 workers or more

88

1

3

7

81

8

1

10

83

6

3

8

30

60

1

10

    100 to 499 workers

83

2

4

11

72

13

1

14

76

9

4

11

26

59

1

14

    500 workers or more

90

1

3

6

84

7

1

8

86

5

3

6

31

60

1

8

State government

92

6

86

8

[1]

6

86

7

43

50

Local government

84

1

5

10

76

9

1

13

79

7

4

11

24

61

1

13

Geographic areas

                               

New England

79

5

4

12

70

14

1

14

76

12

75

16

Middle Atlantic

86

7

81

6

3

11

84

3

5

9

18

69

East North Central

78

1

7

14

76

4

2

18

73

6

6

14

40

39

3

18

West North Central

83

10

76

14

72

11

30

53

South Atlantic

90

1

1

9

83

7

[1]

9

87

3

1

9

45

45

[1]

9

East South Central

92

5

85

5

82

5

25

70

West South Central

88

2

2

8

76

14

75

15

1

9

24

66

1

9

Mountain

86

10

83

12

81

6

3

11

20

67

1

12

Pacific

89

1

3

7

75

15

1

10

85

5

3

8

25

65

1

10

1Less than 0.5 percent.

2The 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: Because of rounding, sums of individual items may not equal totals. Dash indicates no workers in this category or data did not meet publication criteria. 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.