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Nonproduction bonuses: Access

Table 43. Nonproduction bonuses: Access, private industry workers, March 2016
(All workers = 100 percent)
Characteristics All
nonproduction
bonuses1
Cash
profit-sharing
bonus
Employee
recognition
bonus
End-of-year
bonus
Holiday
bonus
Payment in
lieu of
benefits
bonus
Longevity
bonus
Referral
bonus
Other
bonus2
All workers
38
6
3
10
6
4
1
6
11
Worker characteristics
                 
Management, professional, and related
47
7
5
14
5
6
2
8
13
    Management, business, and financial
53
10
6
18
5
5
1
8
15
    Professional and related
44
6
5
12
5
7
2
9
12
Service
23
1
2
5
7
2
5
6
    Protective service
3
2
1
Sales and office
40
9
3
11
6
3
1
6
12
    Sales and related
33
11
1
8
5
2
1
3
13
    Office and administrative support
45
8
4
14
6
3
1
8
11
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance
39
6
2
12
10
3
1
4
11
    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry
32
3
1
13
10
1
7
    Installation, maintenance, and repair
45
9
3
12
9
5
1
7
15
Production, transportation, and material moving
40
8
2
9
7
3
1
4
15
    Production
44
10
2
10
7
3
1
4
16
    Transportation and material moving
37
5
1
8
6
3
5
14
Full time
44
7
4
13
7
5
1
6
14
Part time
21
3
1
4
5
1
1
5
5
Union
33
9
5
4
2
5
1
6
17
Nonunion
39
6
3
11
7
4
1
6
11
Average wage within the following categories:3
                 
    Lowest 25 percent
23
4
1
5
6
1
2
4
7
        Lowest 10 percent
16
1
1
5
5
[4]
2
3
    Second 25 percent
39
6
2
11
8
3
1
5
11
    Third 25 percent
45
7
3
14
6
5
1
6
14
    Highest 25 percent
50
10
6
14
5
7
1
8
16
        Highest 10 percent
51
10
7
15
4
7
1
8
17
Establishment characteristics
                 
Goods-producing industries
47
10
3
14
9
4
1
3
15
    Construction
37
3
15
12
1
2
5
    Manufacturing
53
14
3
13
7
5
1
4
19
Service-providing industries
36
6
3
10
6
4
1
6
11
    Trade, transportation, and utilities
37
11
1
7
6
2
1
4
15
        Wholesale trade
42
7
1
13
9
5
1
3
10
        Retail trade
33
13
1
5
6
1
1
4
13
        Transportation and warehousing
43
9
4
4
3
24
        Utilities
47
6
15
6
21
    Information
74
21
12
18
2
19
27
28
    Financial activities
64
13
7
23
5
3
2
9
17
        Finance and insurance
72
16
8
24
5
3
2
11
20
            Credit intermediation and related activities
71
15
6
20
5
3
1
13
21
            Insurance carriers and related activities
72
16
14
26
6
2
5
10
19
        Real estate and rental and leasing
41
19
6
8
    Professional and business services
40
4
5
14
6
3
1
6
9
        Professional and technical services
56
8
7
24
8
4
2
5
11
        Administrative and waste services
24
1
5
4
2
7
4
    Education and health services
34
1
2
8
7
6
3
10
8
        Educational services
17
2
3
1
9
2
3
            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities
18
3
2
11
3
2
        Health care and social assistance
37
1
2
9
8
6
4
11
9
    Leisure and hospitality
17
2
4
5
2
5
        Accommodation and food services
17
2
4
5
2
5
    Other services
25
7
6
4
3
4
1 to 99 workers
34
3
1
13
9
2
1
3
6
    1 to 49 workers
34
3
1
13
9
2
1
2
6
    50 to 99 workers
34
4
2
11
7
3
1
5
8
100 workers or more
43
10
5
8
3
5
2
9
18
    100 to 499 workers
41
9
4
7
5
5
2
9
17
    500 workers or more
46
11
6
8
2
6
2
10
19
Geographic areas
                 
Northeast
37
4
3
14
3
5
1
6
10
    New England
35
6
3
14
2
5
1
5
8
    Middle Atlantic
38
4
3
14
4
5
1
6
10
South
42
6
4
11
9
2
1
6
14
    South Atlantic
42
6
5
10
9
3
2
6
14
    East South Central
42
6
11
9
2
6
16
    West South Central
43
7
4
11
10
2
1
6
14
Midwest
38
8
3
10
5
3
1
6
11
    East North Central
39
8
3
10
7
3
1
6
11
    West North Central
37
8
3
9
2
4
2
6
13
West
33
6
2
8
6
5
5
8
    Mountain
37
6
2
12
7
3
1
4
9
    Pacific
31
6
2
6
5
6
6
8
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.
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.
4Less than 0.5.

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.