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Quality of life benefits: Access

Table 40. Quality of life benefits: Access, civilian workers,1 National Compensation
Survey, March 2015

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Childcare2

Flexible
workplace

Subsidized
commuting

Wellness
programs

Employee
assistance
programs

All workers

11

6

7

40

54

Worker characteristics

         

Management, professional, and related

18

12

11

55

69

    Management, business, and financial

19

19

14

56

70

    Professional and related

17

9

10

54

69

        Teachers

14

4

7

48

66

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

11

2

3

47

68

        Registered nurses

24

5

9

69

80

Service

8

1

4

25

38

    Protective service

11

4

10

44

64

Sales and office

9

6

6

41

56

    Sales and related

4

4

2

38

53

    Office and administrative support

13

7

9

44

57

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

8

2

3

30

41

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

4

2

3

20

29

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

11

2

4

38

51

Production, transportation, and material moving

5

3

2

36

51

    Production

7

3

2

40

53

    Transportation and material moving

2

3

2

32

49

Full time

13

8

8

45

60

Part time

5

2

3

25

37

Union

16

2

9

52

78

Nonunion

10

7

6

38

50

Average wage within the following categories:3

         

    Lowest 25 percent

5

1

2

22

34

        Lowest 10 percent

4

1

1

16

27

    Second 25 percent

8

4

5

38

53

    Third 25 percent

13

7

9

47

62

    Highest 25 percent

19

14

12

58

73

        Highest 10 percent

21

18

14

62

77

Establishment characteristics

         

Goods-producing industries

8

5

2

41

52

Service-providing industries

11

6

7

40

55

    Education and health services

16

4

7

50

66

        Educational services

14

5

9

50

70

            Elementary and secondary schools

10

2

4

45

68

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

28

20

67

80

        Health care and social assistance

17

3

6

50

63

            Hospitals

32

3

13

79

92

    Public administration

16

5

17

55

77

1 to 99 workers

5

4

3

21

31

    1 to 49 workers

4

4

3

17

26

    50 to 99 workers

6

4

4

30

45

100 workers or more

17

8

10

58

76

    100 to 499 workers

10

7

6

51

67

    500 workers or more

24

9

14

67

85

Geographic areas

         

Northeast

15

7

9

39

55

    New England

17

7

8

39

56

    Middle Atlantic

14

7

9

39

55

South

10

7

4

42

55

    South Atlantic

10

8

5

45

58

    East South Central

10

7

2

38

50

    West South Central

8

6

4

40

52

Midwest

10

5

5

39

53

    East North Central

10

6

6

39

53

    West North Central

10

5

4

40

53

West

10

4

10

39

53

    Mountain

11

5

8

37

53

    Pacific

10

4

11

40

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
wage data for March 2015.


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/glossary20142015.htm .