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Nonproduction bonuses: Access

Table 43. Nonproduction bonuses: Access, State and local government workers, March 2016
(All workers = 100 percent)
Characteristics All
nonproduction
bonuses1
Employee
recognition
bonus
End-of-year
bonus
Holiday
bonus
Payment in
lieu of
benefits
bonus
Longevity
bonus
Referral
bonus
Other
bonus2
All workers
33
4
1
1
15
6
1
13
Worker characteristics
               
Management, professional, and related
33
4
1
1
15
4
1
14
    Professional and related
31
4
[3]
1
14
4
[3]
13
        Teachers
29
2
15
2
13
            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers
32
2
17
3
14
Service
33
4
1
2
13
7
12
    Protective service
44
6
3
16
12
16
Sales and office
35
4
1
2
16
6
1
14
    Office and administrative support
36
4
1
2
16
6
1
14
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance
38
3
2
16
14
10
Production, transportation, and material moving
30
2
17
5
8
Full time
37
4
1
1
17
7
1
15
Part time
10
1
1
1
4
1
3
Union
40
5
25
6
12
Nonunion
28
3
1
2
5
6
1
14
Average wage within the following categories:4
               
    Lowest 25 percent
24
1
1
3
7
5
[3]
10
        Lowest 10 percent
18
[3]
1
2
4
4
8
    Second 25 percent
37
6
1
1
15
8
14
    Third 25 percent
37
5
1
1
16
7
1
15
    Highest 25 percent
36
5
[3]
21
4
[3]
13
        Highest 10 percent
41
5
22
4
15
Establishment characteristics
               
Service-providing industries
33
4
1
1
15
6
1
13
    Education and health services
29
3
1
1
13
4
1
12
        Educational services
27
2
[3]
13
3
11
            Elementary and secondary schools
27
1
15
3
11
            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities
26
6
9
3
11
        Health care and social assistance
43
9
3
6
13
6
4
18
            Hospitals
44
6
6
15
6
4
20
    Public administration
42
6
1
2
18
9
16
1 to 99 workers
35
3
7
12
10
10
    1 to 49 workers
31
8
8
9
    50 to 99 workers
41
5
18
10
12
100 workers or more
33
4
1
1
15
5
1
13
    100 to 499 workers
31
1
2
15
6
1
12
    500 workers or more
34
5
[3]
15
5
1
14
State government
46
11
17
8
2
22
Local government
29
2
1
2
14
5
[3]
10
Geographic areas
               
Northeast
39
[3]
25
6
19
    New England
41
25
10
    Middle Atlantic
39
25
4
20
South
35
4
2
3
5
7
1
18
    South Atlantic
44
6
2
3
5
7
2
25
    West South Central
32
3
7
7
16
Midwest
25
1
1
15
7
5
    East North Central
30
1
20
8
6
    West North Central
17
5
5
West
35
11
22
1
7
    Mountain
17
1
    Pacific
41
14
30
1
6
1The 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.
2Includes all other bonuses provided to employees and not published separately.
3Less than 0.5.
4Surveyed 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.