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Long-term disability plans: Fixed percent of annual earnings

Table 30. Long-term disability plans: Fixed percent of annual earnings, private industry workers,  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

25

63

5

5

1

57.8

60.0

Worker characteristics

             

Management, professional, and related

27

61

5

6

1

57.6

60.0

    Management, business, and financial

27

61

5

6

1

57.6

60.0

    Professional and related

27

61

6

6

1

57.7

60.0

Service

27

66

2

57.3

60.0

    Protective service

68

58.4

60.0

Sales and office

26

63

6

5

1

57.9

60.0

    Sales and related

21

69

4

57.9

60.0

    Office and administrative support

27

61

6

5

1

57.9

60.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

23

68

6

2

1

57.8

60.0

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

20

72

4

58.1

60.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

20

70

5

58.4

60.0

    Production

20

67

6

58.5

60.0

    Transportation and material moving

20

73

4

58.2

60.0

Full time

25

64

5

5

1

57.8

60.0

Part time

27

60

8

57.6

60.0

Union

31

58

6

3

1

57.4

60.0

Nonunion

25

64

5

5

1

57.8

60.0

Average wage within the following categories1:

             

    Lowest 25 percent

23

71

3

57.3

60.0

    Second 25 percent

26

65

5

4

1

57.6

60.0

    Third 25 percent

24

64

5

6

1

58.1

60.0

    Highest 25 percent

26

61

6

6

1

57.8

60.0

        Highest 10 percent

25

60

7

6

1

58.0

60.0

Establishment characteristics

             

Goods-producing industries

20

67

7

6

[2]

58.6

60.0

    Construction

8

90

59.6

60.0

    Manufacturing

21

64

7

7

[2]

58.4

60.0

Service-providing industries

26

63

5

5

1

57.6

60.0

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

19

71

5

4

1

58.4

60.0

        Wholesale trade

16

72

6

58.2

60.0

        Retail trade

14

76

6

58.9

60.0

        Transportation and warehousing

23

74

2

58.0

60.0

        Utilities

39

27

23

59.0

60.0

    Information

26

64

4

4

2

57.5

60.0

    Financial activities

35

52

7

5

1

57.3

60.0

        Finance and insurance

38

47

8

5

1

57.0

60.0

            Credit intermediation and related activities

42

43

9

56.6

60.0

            Insurance carriers and related activities

28

55

9

58.1

60.0

        Real estate and rental and leasing

84

59.5

60.0

    Professional and business services

24

60

8

57.9

60.0

        Professional and technical services

25

60

7

8

57.3

60.0

        Administrative and waste services

26

61

57.9

60.0

    Education and health services

30

64

2

3

1

56.8

60.0

        Educational services

7

76

9

60.5

60.0

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

6

80

8

60.3

60.0

        Health care and social assistance

36

62

1

55.9

60.0

    Leisure and hospitality

72

58.8

60.0

        Accommodation and food services

62

58.5

60.0

    Other services

64

60.0

60.0

1 to 99 workers

21

68

5

5

1

58.3

60.0

    1 to 49 workers

21

68

5

5

1

58.2

60.0

    50 to 99 workers

19

70

5

6

1

58.6

60.0

100 workers or more

28

61

5

5

1

57.5

60.0

    100 to 499 workers

19

69

5

5

1

58.2

60.0

    500 workers or more

36

53

6

5

[2]

56.8

60.0

Geographic areas

             

Northeast

24

66

3

6

1

58.1

60.0

    New England

24

68

3

3

1

57.7

60.0

    Middle Atlantic

24

65

3

7

1

58.3

60.0

South

27

64

4

4

1

57.0

60.0

    South Atlantic

30

61

4

4

1

56.8

60.0

    East South Central

23

66

6

57.5

60.0

    West South Central

25

68

4

57.1

60.0

Midwest

22

67

5

5

1

58.3

60.0

    East North Central

24

67

5

57.9

60.0

    West North Central

17

69

5

8

1

59.3

60.0

West

26

55

10

7

1

58.1

60.0

    Mountain

26

59

11

58.0

60.0

    Pacific

27

53

10

9

1

58.2

60.0

1Surveyed 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.

2Less 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.