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Long-term disability plans: Employee contribution requirement

Table 28. Long-term disability plans: Employee contribution
requirement, State and local government workers, March 2016
(All workers with long-term disability coverage = 100 percent)
Characteristics Employee
contribution
required
Employee
contribution not
required
All workers
17
83
Worker characteristics
   
Management, professional, and related
19
81
    Professional and related
20
80
        Teachers
23
77
            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers
25
75
Service
17
83
    Protective service
16
84
Sales and office
17
83
    Office and administrative support
17
83
Full time
17
83
Part time
21
79
Union
16
84
Nonunion
18
82
Average wage within the following categories:1
   
    Lowest 25 percent
22
78
    Second 25 percent
14
86
    Third 25 percent
12
88
    Highest 25 percent
21
79
        Highest 10 percent
20
80
Establishment characteristics
   
Service-providing industries
18
82
    Education and health services
20
80
        Educational services
21
79
            Elementary and secondary schools
24
76
    Public administration
14
86

 

 

 

100 workers or more
17
83
    100 to 499 workers
19
81
    500 workers or more
17
83
State government
18
82
Local government
17
83
Geographic areas
   
Northeast
6
94
    Middle Atlantic
8
92
South
7
93
    South Atlantic
7
93
Midwest
25
75
    East North Central
38
62
    West North Central
8
92
    Pacific
8
92
1Surveyed 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: Because of rounding, sums of individual items may not equal totals. 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.