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Long-term disability plans: Fixed percent of annual earnings

Table 30. Long-term disability plans: Fixed percent of annual earnings, civilian workers,1 National
Compensation Survey, March 2014

(All workers with a fixed percent of annual earnings long-term disability coverage = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Fixed percent of annual earnings

Mean fixed
percent of
annual
earnings

Median
fixed
percent of
annual
earnings

Less than
60 percent

60 percent

61 to 66
percent

67 percent

Greater
than 67
percent

All workers

24

60

8

6

1

58.2

60.0

Worker characteristics

             

Management, professional, and related

25

57

9

7

2

58.2

60.0

    Management, business, and financial

25

60

7

7

1

57.9

60.0

    Professional and related

24

55

11

8

2

58.4

60.0

        Teachers

13

48

20

13

6

61.1

60.0

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

15

40

23

15

7

61.3

60.0

        Registered nurses

46

47

4

54.8

60.0

Service

25

61

8

5

2

58.2

60.0

    Protective service

20

56

12

59.7

60.0

Sales and office

25

62

7

6

1

58.1

60.0

    Sales and related

21

69

4

57.9

60.0

    Office and administrative support

26

60

7

6

1

58.1

60.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

22

64

9

4

1

58.2

60.0

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

27

56

57.6

60.0

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

19

68

6

5

2

58.5

60.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

20

69

5

6

1

58.5

60.0

    Production

20

67

6

58.5

60.0

    Transportation and material moving

19

72

5

58.5

60.0

Full time

24

61

8

6

1

58.2

60.0

Part time

30

53

6

9

2

57.9

60.0

Union

27

50

9

10

4

58.9

60.0

Nonunion

23

62

8

6

1

58.1

60.0

Average wage within the following categories2:

             

    Lowest 25 percent

25

65

6

4

1

57.7

60.0

    Second 25 percent

23

63

8

5

1

58.1

60.0

    Third 25 percent

23

60

9

7

1

58.4

60.0

    Highest 25 percent

25

58

8

7

2

58.3

60.0

        Highest 10 percent

25

58

8

7

1

58.1

60.0

Establishment characteristics

             

Goods-producing industries

20

67

7

6

[3]

58.5

60.0

Service-providing industries

25

59

8

6

1

58.2

60.0

    Education and health services

26

57

9

6

2

58.1

60.0

        Educational services

13

50

20

12

5

61.0

60.0

            Elementary and secondary schools

16

37

26

16

6

61.4

60.0

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

9

69

13

6

3

60.4

60.0

        Health care and social assistance

35

62

2

56.1

60.0

            Hospitals

48

46

3

54.8

60.0

    Public administration

18

44

22

13

3

60.5

60.0

1 to 99 workers

20

67

6

6

1

58.5

60.0

    1 to 49 workers

21

66

6

5

1

58.4

60.0

    50 to 99 workers

18

67

7

6

2

58.8

60.0

100 workers or more

26

57

9

7

1

58.1

60.0

    100 to 499 workers

19

67

6

6

1

58.5

60.0

    500 workers or more

31

51

11

7

1

57.8

60.0

Geographic areas

             

Northeast

23

65

4

7

1

58.4

60.0

    New England

23

67

4

5

1

58.0

60.0

    Middle Atlantic

23

64

3

8

1

58.5

60.0

South

25

61

9

4

1

57.6

60.0

    South Atlantic

26

56

13

4

1

57.7

60.0

    East South Central

23

65

6

57.7

60.0

    West South Central

24

69

4

2

1

57.3

60.0

Midwest

24

61

6

6

3

58.6

60.0

    East North Central

28

59

6

5

2

57.9

60.0

    West North Central

15

67

6

9

3

59.8

60.0

West

24

53

13

10

1

58.8

60.0

    Mountain

21

54

15

59.2

60.0

    Pacific

25

52

11

10

1

58.6

60.0

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.

2Surveyed occupations are classified into wage categories based on the average wage for the occupation, which may include workers with earnings both
above and below the threshold.  The categories were formed using percentile estimates generated using ECEC data for March 2014.

3Less than 0.5.


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/glossary20132014.htm.