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Nonproduction bonuses: Access

Table 43. Nonproduction bonuses: Access, civilian workers,1 March 2016
(All workers = 100 percent)
Characteristics All
nonproduction
bonuses2
Cash
profit-sharing
bonus
Employee
recognition
bonus
End-of-year
bonus
Holiday
bonus
Payment in
lieu of
benefits
bonus
Longevity
bonus
Referral
bonus
Other
bonus3
All workers
38
6
3
9
6
5
2
5
12
Worker characteristics
                 
Management, professional, and related
43
5
5
10
4
9
2
6
13
    Management, business, and financial
52
8
6
16
5
7
2
7
15
    Professional and related
40
4
4
8
4
9
3
6
13
        Teachers
25
2
1
[4]
12
2
[4]
10
            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers
29
2
1
15
2
12
        Registered nurses
46
2
7
3
9
3
15
16
Service
24
1
2
5
6
4
3
4
7
    Protective service
32
1
5
1
2
10
7
13
Sales and office
40
9
3
11
5
4
1
5
12
    Sales and related
33
11
1
8
5
2
1
3
13
    Office and administrative support
44
7
4
12
6
5
2
7
12
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance
39
6
2
11
9
4
2
4
11
    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry
32
2
1
12
9
2
2
1
7
    Installation, maintenance, and repair
44
9
3
11
9
6
2
6
14
Production, transportation, and material moving
40
7
2
9
6
4
1
4
15
    Production
43
10
2
10
7
3
1
4
16
    Transportation and material moving
36
5
1
7
6
4
1
4
13
Full time
43
6
4
11
6
7
2
5
14
Part time
20
3
1
4
5
1
1
4
5
Union
36
5
5
2
1
15
3
4
15
Nonunion
38
6
3
10
6
4
2
5
11
Average wage within the following categories:5
                 
    Lowest 25 percent
24
3
1
5
6
1
2
4
7
        Lowest 10 percent
17
1
1
5
6
1
1
2
4
    Second 25 percent
39
5
2
9
7
4
2
5
12
    Third 25 percent
45
6
3
12
5
7
2
5
14
    Highest 25 percent
47
8
6
11
4
10
2
6
15
        Highest 10 percent
49
8
6
12
3
11
2
7
16
Establishment characteristics
                 
Goods-producing industries
47
10
3
13
9
4
1
3
15
Service-providing industries
36
5
3
8
5
5
2
5
11
    Education and health services
32
1
3
5
5
9
3
6
10
        Educational services
25
2
1
[4]
12
3
[4]
9
            Elementary and secondary schools
26
1
1
[4]
14
3
10
            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities
23
5
1
1
10
2
1
8
        Health care and social assistance
37
1
3
8
8
6
4
11
10
            Hospitals
42
3
4
5
2
10
3
16
15
    Public administration
42
6
1
2
18
9
16
1 to 99 workers
34
3
1
12
9
3
1
3
6
    1 to 49 workers
34
3
1
13
9
2
1
2
6
    50 to 99 workers
35
4
2
10
6
4
2
5
8
100 workers or more
41
8
5
6
3
8
3
7
17
    100 to 499 workers
40
8
4
6
4
6
2
8
16
    500 workers or more
41
7
5
5
1
10
3
6
17
Geographic areas
                 
Northeast
38
4
2
12
3
8
2
5
11
    New England
36
5
3
12
2
8
2
4
9
    Middle Atlantic
38
3
2
12
3
8
1
5
12
South
41
5
4
9
8
3
2
5
15
    South Atlantic
42
5
5
9
8
3
3
6
16
    East South Central
37
5
9
8
2
2
5
13
    West South Central
41
6
3
10
9
3
2
5
14
Midwest
36
7
2
8
5
5
2
5
11
    East North Central
37
7
3
9
6
5
2
5
10
    West North Central
34
7
2
8
2
5
3
5
11
West
33
5
3
7
5
7
5
8
    Mountain
34
5
2
10
6
3
1
3
10
    Pacific
32
5
4
5
4
9
5
8
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.
2The sum of the individual components may be greater than the total because some employees may have access to more than one type of nonproduction bonus.
3Includes all other bonuses provided to employees and not published separately.
4Less than 0.5.
5Surveyed 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.