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Quality of life benefits: Access

Table 40. Quality of life benefits: Access, civilian workers,1 March 2017
(All workers = 100 percent)
Characteristics Childcare2 Flexible
workplace
Subsidized
commuting
Wellness
programs
Employee
assistance
programs
All workers
11
6
7
43
55
Worker characteristics
         
Management, professional, and related
18
13
12
58
70
    Management, business, and financial
19
20
14
58
72
    Professional and related
18
10
11
58
69
        Teachers
13
4
8
53
67
            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers
11
3
4
53
66
        Registered nurses
24
3
10
72
83
Service
7
1
5
27
39
    Protective service
12
2
8
47
63
Sales and office
9
6
6
43
57
    Sales and related
4
4
3
38
53
    Office and administrative support
12
7
8
46
59
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance
7
2
4
30
39
    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry
4
1
3
22
28
    Installation, maintenance, and repair
11
2
4
38
49
Production, transportation, and material moving
5
3
2
39
51
    Production
7
3
1
42
50
    Transportation and material moving
3
3
3
37
52
Full time
13
8
8
49
61
Part time
4
2
3
25
37
Union
16
3
11
55
77
Nonunion
10
7
6
41
51
Average wage within the following categories:3
         
    Lowest 25 percent
4
2
2
25
35
        Lowest 10 percent
2
1
3
17
28
    Second 25 percent
9
3
5
40
54
    Third 25 percent
12
7
9
51
62
    Highest 25 percent
20
15
13
60
73
        Highest 10 percent
22
20
15
62
77
Establishment characteristics
         
Goods-producing industries
10
6
2
43
50
Service-providing industries
11
6
8
43
55
    Education and health services
16
4
8
55
69
        Educational services
13
5
10
57
72
            Elementary and secondary schools
9
3
4
52
67
            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities
25
7
21
76
90
        Health care and social assistance
17
3
7
53
66
            Hospitals
37
3
15
85
95
    Public administration
17
6
17
64
82
1 to 99 workers
5
5
4
24
34
    1 to 49 workers
4
5
4
21
29
    50 to 99 workers
7
4
4
35
47
100 workers or more
17
8
10
61
76
    100 to 499 workers
10
6
6
53
67
    500 workers or more
26
10
14
72
87
Geographic areas
         
Northeast
15
8
10
40
56
    New England
17
10
12
43
58
    Middle Atlantic
15
8
9
39
55
South
10
6
5
47
56
    South Atlantic
11
7
5
49
60
    East South Central
7
3
2
42
53
    West South Central
10
6
5
48
52
Midwest
9
6
5
41
53
    East North Central
9
6
5
40
52
    West North Central
7
6
5
43
55
West
10
6
10
39
53
    Mountain
10
6
8
37
49
    Pacific
10
5
11
40
55
1Includes workers in private industry and state and local government. See Technical Note for further explanation.
2A workplace program that provides for either the full or partial cost of caring for an employee's children in a nursery, day care
center, or a baby sitter in facilities either on or off the employer's premises.
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 2017.

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/glossary20162017.htm.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Compensation Survey.