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Long-term disability plans: Employee contribution requirement

Table 28. Long-term disability plans: Employee contribution
requirement, State and local government workers, March 2017
(All workers with long-term disability coverage = 100 percent)
Characteristics Employee
contribution
required
Employee
contribution not
required
All workers
18
82
Worker characteristics
   
Management, professional, and related
20
80
    Professional and related
21
79
        Teachers
25
75
            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers
30
70
Service
14
86
Sales and office
15
85
    Office and administrative support
15
85
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance
13
87
Full time
18
82
Part time
21
79
Union
18
82
Nonunion
18
82
Average wage within the following categories:1
   
    Lowest 25 percent
18
82
        Lowest 10 percent
21
79
    Second 25 percent
13
87
    Third 25 percent
18
82
    Highest 25 percent
21
79
        Highest 10 percent
20
80
Establishment characteristics
   
Service-providing industries
18
82
    Education and health services
20
80
        Educational services
22
78
            Elementary and secondary schools
26
74
            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities
13
87
        Health care and social assistance
14
86
    Public administration
15
85

 

 

 

1 to 99 workers
23
77
    1 to 49 workers
19
81
    50 to 99 workers
26
74
100 workers or more
17
83
    100 to 499 workers
21
79
    500 workers or more
15
85
State government
18
82
Local government
18
82
Geographic areas
   
South
14
86
    South Atlantic
19
81
Midwest
27
73
    East North Central
35
65
    West North Central
4
96
West
14
86
    Mountain
27
73
    Pacific
4
96
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 2017.

Note: Because of rounding, sums of individual items may not equal totals. 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.