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Nonproduction bonuses: Access

Table 43. Nonproduction bonuses: Access, civilian workers,1 March 2017
(All workers = 100 percent)
Characteristics All
nonproduction
bonuses2
Cash
profit-sharing
bonus
Employee
recognition
bonus
End-of-year
bonus
Holiday
bonus
Payment in
lieu of
benefits
bonus
Longevity
bonus
Referral
bonus
Other
bonus3
All workers
38
5
3
9
6
6
2
5
10
Worker characteristics
                 
Management, professional, and related
44
5
4
11
4
9
3
6
13
    Management, business, and financial
51
8
5
16
4
7
2
7
15
    Professional and related
41
4
4
9
4
10
3
6
12
        Teachers
26
2
1
1
13
4
9
            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers
29
2
1
16
4
11
        Registered nurses
46
2
6
3
9
3
15
16
Service
24
1
2
5
6
4
3
4
6
    Protective service
30
1
3
1
1
12
7
1
12
Sales and office
40
9
3
11
5
4
2
5
8
    Sales and related
33
11
1
8
5
3
1
3
5
    Office and administrative support
44
7
4
12
6
5
2
7
9
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance
38
6
2
12
10
4
2
4
10
    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry
33
3
1
13
10
3
1
5
    Installation, maintenance, and repair
44
9
3
11
9
5
2
7
14
Production, transportation, and material moving
39
7
2
9
6
4
1
5
14
    Production
43
9
2
10
7
3
1
4
16
    Transportation and material moving
36
5
1
7
6
4
1
5
13
Full time
43
6
4
11
6
7
3
5
13
Part time
21
3
1
4
5
1
1
4
4
Union
39
5
5
3
1
16
4
4
15
Nonunion
37
6
3
10
6
4
2
5
9
Average wage within the following categories:4
                 
    Lowest 25 percent
24
3
1
6
6
1
2
4
5
        Lowest 10 percent
18
1
1
5
5
1
1
3
4
    Second 25 percent
39
5
2
10
7
4
2
4
10
    Third 25 percent
44
6
3
12
5
8
3
5
13
    Highest 25 percent
48
8
6
12
3
11
2
6
15
        Highest 10 percent
50
8
5
13
3
12
2
6
17
Establishment characteristics
                 
Goods-producing industries
47
10
3
13
9
4
1
3
14
Service-providing industries
36
5
3
9
5
6
2
5
10
    Education and health services
34
[5]
3
6
4
10
4
6
9
        Educational services
27
2
1
[5]
14
4
[5]
8
            Elementary and secondary schools
28
1
1
15
4
10
            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities
27
5
1
13
4
1
6
        Health care and social assistance
38
1
3
8
7
6
4
10
10
            Hospitals
41
2
4
5
1
10
3
15
14
    Public administration
41
6
2
1
19
10
14
1 to 99 workers
34
3
2
12
8
4
1
3
7
    1 to 49 workers
34
3
2
13
9
3
1
3
6
    50 to 99 workers
36
4
2
9
6
5
1
5
9
100 workers or more
41
8
4
6
3
8
3
7
14
    100 to 499 workers
40
8
3
6
4
7
3
7
12
    500 workers or more
43
7
5
6
1
9
4
6
17
Geographic areas
                 
Northeast
39
4
3
12
3
9
2
5
10
    New England
38
5
3
12
2
10
3
5
8
    Middle Atlantic
39
3
2
13
3
9
1
5
10
South
40
5
3
10
8
3
2
5
13
    South Atlantic
42
5
4
10
8
4
3
6
14
    East South Central
39
5
10
8
2
3
5
11
    West South Central
39
6
3
10
8
2
1
5
12
Midwest
36
7
2
9
5
5
2
5
10
    East North Central
37
7
2
9
6
5
2
5
10
    West North Central
35
7
3
7
2
5
4
5
10
West
34
5
3
7
5
8
2
5
7
    Mountain
34
5
2
10
6
3
1
3
8
    Pacific
33
5
3
5
4
10
5
7
1Includes workers in private industry and state and local government. See Technical Note for further explanation.
2The 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.
3Includes all other bonuses provided to employees and not published separately.
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 2017.
5Less 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/glossary20162017.htm.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Compensation Survey.