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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 2014

(All establishments = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Retirement benefits

Health care
benefits

All plans1

Defined
benefit

Defined
contribution

All establishments

47

8

46

61

Establishment characteristics

       

Goods-producing industries

44

9

42

60

    Construction

31

9

28

47

    Manufacturing

57

8

56

73

Service-providing industries

47

8

46

61

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

54

8

53

66

        Wholesale trade

64

5

64

83

        Retail trade

51

7

49

61

        Transportation and warehousing

47

45

57

        Utilities

82

71

84

    Information

78

46

78

86

    Financial activities

61

22

60

77

        Finance and insurance

71

31

71

83

            Credit intermediation and related activities

86

39

85

91

            Insurance carriers and related activities

54

19

53

66

        Real estate and rental and leasing

43

42

67

    Professional and business services

46

45

60

        Professional and technical services

49

49

66

        Administrative and waste services

36

35

46

    Education and health services

61

60

76

        Educational services

54

44

70

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

89

86

99

        Health care and social assistance

62

62

76

    Leisure and hospitality

16

16

26

        Accommodation and food services

15

15

25

    Other services

24

23

41

1 to 99 workers

45

7

44

59

    1 to 49 workers

44

6

43

58

    50 to 99 workers

75

16

72

88

100 workers or more

89

36

86

94

    100 to 499 workers

88

33

84

93

    500 workers or more

97

57

95

98

Geographic areas

       

Northeast

41

8

39

57

    New England

46

45

51

    Middle Atlantic

39

8

37

60

South

47

7

47

61

    South Atlantic

47

8

47

61

    East South Central

40

5

40

53

    West South Central

50

7

49

64

Midwest

53

10

52

62

    East North Central

49

11

48

63

    West North Central

59

58

61

West

46

7

45

62

    Mountain

53

53

67

    Pacific

42

8

40

59

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/glossary20132014.htm.