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Standard Errors
Paid leave combinations: Access

Table 46. Standard errors for paid leave combinations: Access, State and local government workers,
National Compensation Survey, March 2015

Characteristics

Personal
leave and
vacation

Personal
leave and
sick leave

Sick leave
and
vacation

Vacation
and
holidays

Personal
leave, sick
leave, or
paid family
leave1

Personal
leave, sick
leave, paid
family
leave, or
vacation1

Personal
leave,
vacation, or
holidays1

All workers

1.3

1.4

1.1

1.1

0.5

0.5

0.7

Worker characteristics

             

Management, professional, and related

1.5

1.6

1.4

1.4

0.7

0.7

1.0

    Professional and related

1.4

1.6

1.5

1.4

0.6

0.6

1.1

        Teachers

1.3

1.7

1.6

1.4

0.8

0.8

1.5

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

1.2

2.0

1.5

1.4

0.6

0.6

1.6

Service

2.1

2.1

1.4

1.6

1.1

1.2

1.2

    Protective service

2.9

3.0

1.2

1.7

1.0

1.1

1.1

Sales and office

2.7

2.7

2.1

2.1

1.8

1.8

1.7

    Office and administrative support

2.7

2.6

2.0

2.1

1.8

1.7

1.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

3.3

3.4

1.9

1.9

1.8

1.7

1.5

Production, transportation, and material moving

4.1

4.9

3.3

3.4

3.0

1.7

2.2

Full time

1.5

1.7

1.0

1.0

0.3

0.2

0.6

Part time

1.0

1.6

1.9

1.9

2.3

2.4

2.4

Union

1.5

1.4

1.3

1.3

0.2

0.2

0.5

Nonunion

1.8

2.0

1.6

1.6

1.0

1.0

1.3

Average wage within the following categories:2

             

    Lowest 25 percent

2.0

2.2

1.8

1.9

1.5

1.5

1.4

        Lowest 10 percent

2.1

2.9

2.7

2.8

2.8

2.7

2.5

    Second 25 percent

2.0

2.1

1.1

1.2

0.5

0.5

0.7

    Third 25 percent

2.0

2.2

1.9

1.9

1.4

1.4

1.6

    Highest 25 percent

1.7

1.6

1.7

1.6

0.3

0.2

1.1

        Highest 10 percent

3.1

2.5

3.2

2.9

0.4

0.4

2.0

Establishment characteristics

             

Service-providing industries

1.3

1.4

1.1

1.1

0.5

0.5

0.7

    Education and health services

1.4

1.7

1.5

1.5

0.6

0.6

1.0

        Educational services

1.4

1.7

1.6

1.5

0.5

0.5

1.1

            Elementary and secondary schools

1.2

1.8

1.3

1.3

0.7

0.7

1.2

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

4.0

4.1

3.6

2.8

2.0

2.0

2.0

        Health care and social assistance

4.7

4.9

3.2

3.2

3.2

3.1

3.2

            Hospitals

6.6

6.6

2.0

1.6

1.7

1.4

1.5

    Public administration

2.3

2.3

1.4

1.5

1.3

1.3

1.3

1 to 99 workers

3.5

3.7

3.2

3.3

2.9

2.9

3.0

    1 to 49 workers

4.2

4.8

4.7

4.8

4.7

4.7

4.7

    50 to 99 workers

5.2

4.6

3.4

3.6

1.6

1.5

1.6

100 workers or more

1.3

1.5

1.1

1.1

0.5

0.5

0.8

    100 to 499 workers

2.7

2.8

2.1

2.2

1.3

1.2

1.8

    500 workers or more

1.3

1.6

1.2

1.2

0.5

0.5

0.8

State government

3.2

3.2

1.8

1.5

1.1

1.1

1.0

Local government

1.2

1.5

1.1

1.1

0.7

0.7

0.8

Geographic areas

             

Northeast

1.6

1.0

1.8

1.7

0.8

0.8

0.9

    New England

2.9

2.0

3.2

3.2

2.2

1.9

1.8

    Middle Atlantic

1.8

1.3

2.1

2.0

0.9

0.9

1.1

South

2.5

3.0

1.9

1.9

0.7

0.6

1.5

    South Atlantic

3.5

4.0

2.3

2.3

1.2

1.1

2.3

    East South Central

3.3

6.3

5.9

5.0

0.6

0.5

3.6

    West South Central

4.7

5.0

3.2

3.8

0.9

0.9

2.1

Midwest

2.3

2.3

1.6

1.7

1.7

1.8

1.6

    East North Central

2.6

2.3

1.8

1.9

2.5

2.5

2.1

    West North Central

3.7

3.9

3.1

3.0

1.9

2.0

2.4

West

3.1

3.1

2.5

2.4

0.9

0.9

1.2

    Mountain

5.8

6.8

4.5

4.3

2.0

2.0

2.4

    Pacific

3.8

3.4

3.1

3.0

1.0

1.0

1.4

1Includes workers with access to one or more of these leave benefits.

2Surveyed 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.