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Quality of life benefits: Access

Table 40. Quality of life benefits: Access, civilian workers,1 National Compensation
Survey, March 2014

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Childcare2

Flexible
workplace

Subsidized
commuting

Wellness
programs

Employee
assistance
programs

All workers

11

6

7

39

54

Worker characteristics

         

Management, professional, and related

17

12

11

54

69

    Management, business, and financial

19

19

14

57

71

    Professional and related

16

9

9

52

68

        Teachers

14

3

6

48

66

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

11

1

3

46

67

        Registered nurses

22

5

8

69

81

Service

8

1

4

24

38

    Protective service

11

4

10

43

62

Sales and office

9

6

6

41

55

    Sales and related

4

4

3

39

53

    Office and administrative support

12

7

9

42

57

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

7

2

4

29

42

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

3

2

3

20

30

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

10

2

4

37

52

Production, transportation, and material moving

5

2

3

32

49

    Production

7

3

3

37

51

    Transportation and material moving

2

2

3

28

47

Full time

12

7

8

43

59

Part time

6

1

3

25

38

Union

16

2

9

50

77

Nonunion

10

6

6

37

50

Average wage within the following categories3:

         

    Lowest 25 percent

5

1

2

22

33

        Lowest 10 percent

5

[4]

1

16

26

    Second 25 percent

8

3

5

36

52

    Third 25 percent

12

7

8

45

61

    Highest 25 percent

18

13

12

57

73

        Highest 10 percent

19

17

14

61

77

Establishment characteristics

         

Goods-producing industries

7

5

2

38

50

Service-providing industries

11

6

7

39

54

    Education and health services

15

3

7

48

64

        Educational services

14

4

8

49

69

            Elementary and secondary schools

9

1

3

45

68

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

27

19

68

79

        Health care and social assistance

15

3

5

47

60

            Hospitals

28

3

12

80

92

    Public administration

17

6

17

55

77

1 to 99 workers

4

4

3

20

30

    1 to 49 workers

4

4

3

17

26

    50 to 99 workers

5

3

4

28

44

100 workers or more

16

7

9

57

75

    100 to 499 workers

9

6

5

47

65

    500 workers or more

23

9

14

66

85

Geographic areas

         

Northeast

13

6

9

38

54

    New England

15

6

7

39

55

    Middle Atlantic

12

6

9

38

54

South

9

7

4

41

54

    South Atlantic

11

7

5

42

56

    East South Central

9

7

3

39

50

    West South Central

8

5

3

39

53

Midwest

10

5

5

39

53

    East North Central

11

6

6

39

54

    West North Central

10

5

5

38

52

West

10

4

10

37

52

    Mountain

11

4

8

34

52

    Pacific

10

5

11

39

53

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.

2A workplace program that provides for either the full or partial cost of caring for an employee's children in a nursery, day care
center, or a baby sitter in facilities either on or off the employer's premises.

3Surveyed 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.

4Less than 0.5.


Note: 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.