Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Employee Benefits Survey
EBS EBS Program Links

Paid leave combinations: Access

Table 46. Paid leave combinations: Access, civilian workers,1 National Compensation Survey, March 2015

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Personal
leave and
vacation

Personal
leave and
sick leave

Sick leave
and
vacation

Vacation
and
holidays

Personal
leave, sick
leave, or
paid family
leave2

Personal
leave, sick
leave, paid
family
leave, or
vacation2

Personal
leave,
vacation, or
holidays2

All workers

36

36

59

69

71

82

83

Worker characteristics

             

Management, professional, and related

47

53

69

74

90

93

90

    Management, business, and financial

60

57

87

94

93

96

97

    Professional and related

41

52

61

66

88

91

88

        Teachers

10

56

16

14

88

88

77

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

7

70

12

10

98

98

85

        Registered nurses

61

56

76

83

89

91

91

Service

22

21

40

47

49

63

65

    Protective service

41

39

68

75

75

83

86

Sales and office

41

37

65

75

72

82

85

    Sales and related

31

27

51

63

59

73

77

    Office and administrative support

46

43

73

83

80

88

89

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

30

26

56

76

63

82

87

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

19

15

41

60

47

69

79

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

40

34

69

90

77

93

94

Production, transportation, and material moving

32

26

55

78

67

85

89

    Production

33

23

57

88

70

91

94

    Transportation and material moving

32

29

54

69

64

79

84

Full time

45

44

72

84

84

94

94

Part time

11

10

19

25

32

44

48

Union

44

55

65

72

90

95

93

Nonunion

35

33

58

69

68

79

81

Average wage within the following categories:3

             

    Lowest 25 percent

15

13

30

41

40

56

61

        Lowest 10 percent

8

7

19

27

26

44

49

    Second 25 percent

39

36

65

79

76

88

90

    Third 25 percent

47

44

74

86

84

93

93

    Highest 25 percent

50

56

72

78

92

95

93

        Highest 10 percent

50

57

73

78

94

96

92

Establishment characteristics

             

Goods-producing industries

33

25

58

86

68

89

93

Service-providing industries

37

38

59

67

72

80

81

    Education and health services

40

50

58

63

85

88

87

        Educational services

22

56

39

37

90

91

83

            Elementary and secondary schools

18

65

27

24

93

93

83

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

33

40

66

65

89

89

86

        Health care and social assistance

52

46

72

80

82

87

89

            Hospitals

67

62

85

91

93

95

95

    Public administration

51

52

88

87

91

91

91

1 to 99 workers

27

24

50

62

58

72

75

    1 to 49 workers

24

22

47

60

55

69

73

    50 to 99 workers

34

31

56

70

67

81

82

100 workers or more

46

47

67

76

83

90

90

    100 to 499 workers

43

40

64

76

78

87

88

    500 workers or more

49

55

70

76

89

93

92

Geographic areas

             

Northeast

48

48

61

70

77

83

84

    New England

39

40

56

67

74

82

83

    Middle Atlantic

51

50

63

71

78

84

84

South

35

35

59

71

71

84

85

    South Atlantic

38

38

61

72

72

83

84

    East South Central

28

28

57

68

69

84

87

    West South Central

32

33

58

70

71

85

86

Midwest

35

33

56

70

70

81

82

    East North Central

37

35

55

70

69

81

81

    West North Central

31

30

58

70

72

82

84

West

31

31

58

66

68

77

79

    Mountain

32

31

55

65

66

77

78

    Pacific

30

31

60

67

69

77

80

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.

2Includes workers with access to one or more of these leave benefits.

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: 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 .