Quality of life benefits: Access

Table 40. Quality of life benefits: Access, civilian workers,1 March 2016
(All workers = 100 percent)
Characteristics Childcare2 Flexible
workplace
Subsidized
commuting
Wellness
programs
Employee
assistance
programs
All workers
11
6
7
41
54
Worker characteristics
         
Management, professional, and related
18
12
12
55
69
    Management, business, and financial
18
19
14
57
70
    Professional and related
18
9
11
55
68
        Teachers
14
3
7
49
66
            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers
11
4
47
67
        Registered nurses
23
4
10
71
83
Service
8
1
5
26
39
    Protective service
11
4
8
43
62
Sales and office
9
6
6
42
56
    Sales and related
4
4
3
38
53
    Office and administrative support
12
7
8
45
58
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance
7
1
4
30
39
    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry
4
1
3
22
29
    Installation, maintenance, and repair
11
2
4
38
50
Production, transportation, and material moving
4
3
2
38
51
    Production
7
3
1
42
50
    Transportation and material moving
2
3
2
35
52
Full time
13
8
8
47
60
Part time
5
2
3
25
37
Union
17
2
10
54
78
Nonunion
10
7
6
39
50
Average wage within the following categories:3
         
    Lowest 25 percent
4
1
2
24
35
        Lowest 10 percent
2
1
2
16
28
    Second 25 percent
8
3
5
39
53
    Third 25 percent
13
7
9
49
61
    Highest 25 percent
19
15
13
58
72
        Highest 10 percent
22
19
15
62
77
Establishment characteristics
         
Goods-producing industries
8
6
3
43
50
Service-providing industries
11
6
8
41
55
    Education and health services
16
4
8
51
68
        Educational services
14
5
10
51
71
            Elementary and secondary schools
9
2
4
46
68
            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities
29
22
68
82
        Health care and social assistance
17
3
7
51
65
            Hospitals
35
3
16
83
94
    Public administration
16
5
17
55
77
1 to 99 workers
5
4
3
22
32
    1 to 49 workers
4
5
3
19
27
    50 to 99 workers
7
4
4
31
45
100 workers or more
16
8
10
60
76
    100 to 499 workers
10
7
6
52
67
    500 workers or more
24
9
15
68
85
Geographic areas
         
Northeast
15
8
9
40
56
    New England
16
10
11
40
57
    Middle Atlantic
15
8
9
40
56
South
10
6
5
44
55
    South Atlantic
11
7
5
47
59
    East South Central
5
1
37
50
    West South Central
9
6
5
44
51
Midwest
9
6
5
40
53
    East North Central
9
6
6
39
52
    West North Central
8
6
5
43
56
West
10
5
10
39
53
    Mountain
11
6
9
36
49
    Pacific
10
5
10
41
54
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 2016.

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/glossary20152016.htm.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Compensation Survey.