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Quality of life benefits: Access

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

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Childcare1

Flexible
workplace

Subsidized
commuting

Wellness
programs

Employee
assistance
programs

All workers

10

6

6

38

51

Worker characteristics

         

Management, professional, and related

19

15

12

55

68

    Management, business, and financial

19

21

13

56

69

    Professional and related

19

12

11

54

67

Service

8

1

3

21

32

    Protective service

28

40

Sales and office

9

6

6

41

54

    Sales and related

4

4

2

38

53

    Office and administrative support

12

7

8

42

55

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

7

2

2

27

37

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

3

2

2

15

23

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

11

2

3

37

48

Production, transportation, and material moving

5

3

2

36

50

    Production

7

4

2

40

52

    Transportation and material moving

2

3

2

31

47

Full time

12

8

7

43

56

Part time

5

2

3

24

36

Union

17

2

5

49

73

Nonunion

10

7

6

37

49

Average wage within the following categories:2

         

    Lowest 25 percent

4

1

2

20

32

        Lowest 10 percent

5

1

1

15

25

    Second 25 percent

8

3

4

35

49

    Third 25 percent

11

7

7

44

57

    Highest 25 percent

21

16

12

58

71

        Highest 10 percent

22

21

15

63

76

Establishment characteristics

         

Goods-producing industries

8

5

2

41

51

    Construction

3

2

2

17

23

    Manufacturing

11

7

2

51

62

Service-providing industries

11

7

7

38

51

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

3

3

2

40

57

        Wholesale trade

6

11

3

32

50

        Retail trade

2

[3]

1

40

56

        Transportation and warehousing

2

2

3

46

65

        Utilities

16

22

70

84

    Information

43

12

15

76

85

    Financial activities

22

16

16

58

69

        Finance and insurance

27

20

20

71

79

            Credit intermediation and related activities

29

13

19

70

81

            Insurance carriers and related activities

17

26

20

68

76

        Real estate and rental and leasing

3

3

17

33

    Professional and business services

11

15

9

32

44

        Professional and technical services

15

26

17

42

52

        Administrative and waste services

5

5

4

13

25

    Education and health services

17

4

7

49

62

        Educational services

19

10

20

47

61

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

28

11

29

72

85

        Health care and social assistance

17

3

5

49

62

    Leisure and hospitality

7

4

14

24

        Accommodation and food services

6

4

13

24

    Other services

4

8

5

14

27

1 to 99 workers

4

4

3

20

30

    1 to 49 workers

4

4

3

17

26

    50 to 99 workers

6

4

4

30

44

100 workers or more

18

9

9

60

75

    100 to 499 workers

10

7

6

52

69

    500 workers or more

29

11

14

71

85

Geographic areas

         

Northeast

14

8

9

39

51

    New England

17

8

8

40

53

    Middle Atlantic

13

7

9

39

51

South

9

7

4

40

52

    South Atlantic

10

8

5

42

53

    East South Central

8

5

2

38

51

    West South Central

9

6

4

38

51

Midwest

10

6

4

38

51

    East North Central

10

6

4

37

52

    West North Central

9

5

3

38

51

West

10

5

7

35

48

    Mountain

10

6

6

33

48

    Pacific

9

4

8

36

48

1A 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.

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.

3Less 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/glossary20142015.htm.