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Nonproduction bonuses: Access

Table 43. Nonproduction bonuses: Access, private industry workers,  National Compensation Survey, March 2014

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

All
nonproduction
bonuses1

Cash
profit-sharing
bonus

Employee
recognition
bonus

End-of-year
bonus

Holiday
bonus

Payment in
lieu of
benefits
bonus

Longevity
bonus

Referral
bonus

Other
bonus2

All workers

40

5

3

10

8

4

3

6

11

Worker characteristics

                 

Management, professional, and related

50

7

5

14

6

8

2

9

16

    Management, business, and financial

58

9

7

19

6

7

2

8

18

    Professional and related

46

6

4

11

6

9

2

9

14

Service

24

1

2

6

6

2

1

4

7

    Protective service

34

4

3

4

Sales and office

43

5

3

11

11

3

6

6

9

    Sales and related

35

4

1

7

11

2

10

3

6

    Office and administrative support

49

6

5

14

11

4

4

8

10

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

37

6

3

11

10

2

1

5

11

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

31

3

1

12

10

1

1

8

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

43

8

5

9

10

4

2

8

14

Production, transportation, and material moving

43

8

2

9

9

5

2

5

16

    Production

47

10

2

10

9

5

2

5

18

    Transportation and material moving

39

5

1

7

9

4

2

6

14

Full time

47

6

4

12

9

5

3

7

14

Part time

23

1

1

5

6

1

3

4

4

Union

36

10

4

6

2

7

1

5

18

Nonunion

41

5

3

11

9

4

3

6

11

Average wage within the following categories3:

                 

    Lowest 25 percent

26

1

1

6

7

1

3

4

5

        Lowest 10 percent

19

[4]

1

5

6

1

1

3

3

    Second 25 percent

40

4

3

9

12

4

5

5

9

    Third 25 percent

46

6

3

12

9

6

2

6

14

    Highest 25 percent

54

10

6

15

5

8

1

9

18

        Highest 10 percent

57

11

7

17

5

7

1

8

19

Establishment characteristics

                 

Goods-producing industries

48

10

2

13

10

5

1

4

16

    Construction

35

3

16

10

1

1

7

    Manufacturing

52

13

3

11

9

6

2

5

19

Service-providing industries

39

4

3

10

8

4

3

7

10

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

39

5

1

7

12

2

8

4

9

        Wholesale trade

48

7

2

12

10

5

1

4

16

        Retail trade

35

3

1

5

15

1

12

4

3

        Transportation and warehousing

42

11

2

5

7

3

3

4

18

        Utilities

56

6

18

3

23

    Information

67

18

11

16

3

10

25

28

    Financial activities

68

11

7

22

7

4

3

11

19

        Finance and insurance

74

13

9

24

5

4

3

12

22

            Credit intermediation and related activities

75

13

7

23

5

4

1

15

22

            Insurance carriers and related activities

74

12

14

23

5

3

8

11

21

        Real estate and rental and leasing

45

14

14

6

    Professional and business services

45

6

6

13

7

5

2

9

12

        Professional and technical services

54

8

9

20

10

6

7

14

        Administrative and waste services

31

3

4

5

5

3

2

11

6

    Education and health services

34

1

2

8

6

8

2

8

9

        Educational services

22

2

3

3

12

1

1

3

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

21

2

14

2

2

        Health care and social assistance

36

1

2

8

6

7

2

9

10

    Leisure and hospitality

21

2

5

7

2

6

        Accommodation and food services

20

2

5

6

2

7

    Other services

28

12

7

4

4

1 to 99 workers

35

3

2

11

10

3

1

3

7

    1 to 49 workers

35

3

2

12

11

3

1

2

6

    50 to 99 workers

37

5

2

9

7

4

1

6

11

100 workers or more

47

7

5

9

6

6

5

10

16

    100 to 499 workers

44

5

4

8

8

4

7

9

13

    500 workers or more

50

11

5

10

3

9

3

11

19

Geographic areas

                 

Northeast

39

4

3

12

5

6

2

6

11

    New England

34

3

3

13

2

5

6

8

    Middle Atlantic

42

4

3

12

6

7

3

6

12

South

44

5

3

10

12

3

4

7

12

    South Atlantic

44

5

4

9

12

3

5

6

11

    East South Central

39

4

1

9

10

2

4

7

14

    West South Central

47

5

3

13

14

2

3

7

13

Midwest

41

7

3

10

6

5

3

7

13

    East North Central

43

7

3

10

7

7

4

6

14

    West North Central

38

8

3

10

5

3

2

8

10

West

35

5

3

9

7

4

2

4

8

    Mountain

43

6

3

14

9

4

4

5

7

    Pacific

31

5

3

7

6

4

2

4

9

1The sum of the individual components may be greater than the total because some employees may have access to more than one type of nonproduction bonus.

2Includes all other bonuses provided to employees and not published separately.

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.