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Paid leave combinations: Access

Table 46. Paid leave combinations: Access, private industry workers,  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
leave1

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

Personal
leave,
vacation, or
holidays1

All workers

37

32

59

71

68

80

82

Worker characteristics

             

Management, professional, and related

54

50

78

86

88

92

92

    Management, business, and financial

61

57

87

96

93

97

97

    Professional and related

51

47

73

81

86

90

90

Service

19

16

35

43

43

59

61

    Protective service

28

21

40

61

52

69

77

Sales and office

40

36

63

75

71

81

84

    Sales and related

32

27

51

63

59

73

77

    Office and administrative support

46

41

71

83

78

87

89

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

29

23

52

74

60

80

86

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

16

12

34

56

41

65

76

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

39

33

67

90

75

92

94

Production, transportation, and material moving

32

25

55

79

66

84

89

    Production

32

22

56

88

69

91

94

    Transportation and material moving

32

27

54

71

62

78

83

Full time

46

41

73

87

81

93

94

Part time

11

9

19

25

31

43

48

Union

49

43

72

87

82

91

93

Nonunion

36

31

57

70

66

79

81

Average wage within the following categories:2

             

    Lowest 25 percent

14

11

28

39

36

53

59

        Lowest 10 percent

8

6

19

27

25

44

50

    Second 25 percent

38

33

63

79

73

87

89

    Third 25 percent

46

40

71

87

80

92

93

    Highest 25 percent

56

52

81

89

90

94

95

        Highest 10 percent

58

54

84

91

92

95

95

Establishment characteristics

             

Goods-producing industries

32

25

58

86

68

89

93

    Construction

17

14

40

63

45

70

80

    Manufacturing

39

29

65

95

77

97

98

Service-providing industries

38

34

59

68

68

78

80

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

35

30

59

73

67

81

84

        Wholesale trade

41

36

76

91

82

93

95

        Retail trade

29

23

48

63

58

73

78

        Transportation and warehousing

46

42

73

84

79

90

91

        Utilities

60

59

88

98

91

100

100

    Information

78

76

91

94

95

97

99

    Financial activities

60

57

86

92

92

95

96

        Finance and insurance

67

63

90

97

96

98

98

            Credit intermediation and related activities

61

59

92

97

97

99

99

            Insurance carriers and related activities

73

65

87

96

95

98

97

        Real estate and rental and leasing

39

37

71

77

77

86

87

    Professional and business services

39

35

62

74

70

80

84

        Professional and technical services

50

44

78

89

85

91

92

        Administrative and waste services

20

18

40

53

49

63

72

    Education and health services

48

44

68

76

81

86

87

        Educational services

31

40

50

50

79

80

76

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

42

45

69

71

86

88

86

        Health care and social assistance

51

45

71

80

81

86

89

    Leisure and hospitality

11

9

23

29

31

48

48

        Accommodation and food services

9

8

21

27

27

47

46

    Other services

27

26

54

60

60

72

73

1 to 99 workers

26

23

49

62

57

72

75

    1 to 49 workers

24

21

47

59

54

69

73

    50 to 99 workers

33

29

55

70

66

80

82

100 workers or more

49

44

70

82

80

89

90

    100 to 499 workers

44

37

65

79

76

86

88

    500 workers or more

58

53

78

88

86

93

94

Geographic areas

             

Northeast

48

44

62

72

74

82

83

    New England

38

34

58

70

71

81

83

    Middle Atlantic

52

48

64

73

75

82

83

South

36

32

59

73

67

82

84

    South Atlantic

39

35

60

73

68

81

84

    East South Central

30

27

56

70

64

82

86

    West South Central

33

29

58

74

67

83

85

Midwest

36

29

56

72

67

80

82

    East North Central

37

30

55

72

66

80

81

    West North Central

33

26

58

72

68

80

83

West

30

27

58

67

64

74

78

    Mountain

34

29

55

67

62

75

77

    Pacific

29

27

59

67

65

74

79

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.