Retirement benefit combinations: Access

Table 3. Retirement benefit combinations: Access, private industry
workers, March 2016
(All workers = 100 percent)
Characteristics Defined
benefit and
defined
contribution
Defined
benefit only
Defined
contribution
only
All workers
13
4
48
Worker characteristics
     
Management, professional, and related
21
3
56
    Management, business, and financial
26
2
57
    Professional and related
19
4
56
Service
4
3
34
    Protective service
8
4
48
Sales and office
12
4
54
    Sales and related
7
4
55
    Office and administrative support
15
3
53
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance
16
6
40
    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry
13
10
34
    Installation, maintenance, and repair
18
2
46
Production, transportation, and material moving
15
7
48
    Production
19
3
52
    Transportation and material moving
12
11
44
Full time
17
4
55
Part time
3
5
29
Union
34
35
21
Nonunion
11
1
51
Average wage within the following categories:1
     
    Lowest 25 percent
3
3
36
        Lowest 10 percent
1
3
29
    Second 25 percent
8
4
53
    Third 25 percent
17
5
55
    Highest 25 percent
29
5
53
        Highest 10 percent
31
4
53
Establishment characteristics
     
Goods-producing industries
21
4
49
    Construction
10
9
36
    Manufacturing
26
3
55
Service-providing industries
12
4
48
    Trade, transportation, and utilities
10
8
56
        Wholesale trade
9
2
66
        Retail trade
6
8
57
        Transportation and warehousing
16
18
48
        Utilities
75
21
    Information
37
51
    Financial activities
37
1
45
        Finance and insurance
47
1
44
            Credit intermediation and related activities
47
1
46
            Insurance carriers and related activities
48
42
        Real estate and rental and leasing
6
48
    Professional and business services
12
47
        Professional and technical services
13
62
        Administrative and waste services
4
34
    Education and health services
12
5
54
        Educational services
7
9
56
            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities
12
4
72
        Health care and social assistance
13
5
54
    Leisure and hospitality
2
28
        Accommodation and food services
2
28
    Other services
5
4
38
1 to 99 workers
6
2
43
    1 to 49 workers
5
1
41
    50 to 99 workers
9
5
51
100 workers or more
22
7
54
    100 to 499 workers
14
6
59
    500 workers or more
35
7
47
Geographic areas
     
Northeast
16
6
46
    New England
14
5
51
    Middle Atlantic
16
7
44
South
13
3
50
    South Atlantic
15
4
48
    East South Central
11
3
54
    West South Central
11
2
51
Midwest
14
4
52
    East North Central
15
4
51
    West North Central
14
3
55
West
11
4
44
    Mountain
8
4
51
    Pacific
12
5
40
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: 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.