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Establishments offering retirement and healthcare benefits

Table 1. Establishments offering retirement and health care benefits: private
industry workers,  National Compensation Survey, March 2011

(All establishments = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Retirement benefits

Health care
benefits

All plans1

Defined
benefit

Defined
contribution

All establishments

45

10

43

61

Establishment characteristics

       

Goods-producing industries

42

8

40

61

    Construction

32

8

30

50

    Manufacturing

55

8

54

76

Service-providing industries

45

10

44

61

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

50

9

49

67

        Wholesale trade

56

6

55

78

        Retail trade

48

8

46

62

        Transportation and warehousing

48

19

45

66

        Utilities

90

66

89

94

    Information

72

31

72

82

    Financial activities

65

26

63

76

        Finance and insurance

73

33

72

82

            Credit intermediation and related activities

86

46

85

92

            Insurance carriers and related activities

58

22

58

65

        Real estate and rental and leasing

49

45

62

    Professional and business services

43

5

41

59

        Professional and technical services

45

44

64

        Administrative and waste services

34

32

46

    Education and health services

52

8

51

65

        Educational services

49

47

63

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

92

13

92

95

        Health care and social assistance

53

51

65

    Leisure and hospitality

20

20

40

        Accommodation and food services

20

20

37

    Other services

28

26

43

1 to 99 workers

43

9

42

59

    1 to 49 workers

42

8

40

58

    50 to 99 workers

75

17

73

85

100 workers or more

79

28

76

92

    100 to 499 workers

77

25

74

91

    500 workers or more

93

48

90

96

Geographic areas

       

New England

32

7

31

44

Middle Atlantic

45

12

42

62

East North Central

43

11

42

58

West North Central

49

9

48

59

South Atlantic

49

9

48

60

East South Central

44

10

42

65

West South Central

46

46

61

Mountain

48

10

45

65

Pacific

43

9

41

69

1Includes defined benefit pension plans and defined
contribution retirement plans. The total is less than the
sum of the individual items because some employers
offered both types of plans.


NOTE: Dash indicates no establishments 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.