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Nonproduction bonuses: Access

Table 43. Nonproduction bonuses: Access, State and local government workers, March 2017
(All workers = 100 percent)
Characteristics All
nonproduction
bonuses1
Employee
recognition
bonus
End-of-year
bonus
Holiday
bonus
Payment in
lieu of
benefits
bonus
Longevity
bonus
Referral
bonus
Other
bonus2
All workers
34
3
1
1
16
7
[3]
11
Worker characteristics
               
Management, professional, and related
35
4
1
[3]
17
6
[3]
12
    Professional and related
33
3
1
[3]
17
6
12
        Teachers
31
2
1
16
5
12
            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers
33
2
1
18
5
12
Service
32
3
2
2
15
8
10
    Protective service
42
6
1
19
11
15
Sales and office
34
4
2
1
16
8
[3]
10
    Office and administrative support
34
4
2
1
16
8
[3]
10
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance
39
2
3
15
9
Production, transportation, and material moving
37
2
16
9
14
Full time
38
4
1
1
18
8
[3]
12
Part time
14
2
1
5
1
4
Union
45
4
29
8
[3]
13
Nonunion
26
3
2
1
6
6
[3]
10
Average wage within the following categories:4
               
    Lowest 25 percent
26
1
2
2
8
6
9
        Lowest 10 percent
19
[3]
3
2
4
6
5
    Second 25 percent
37
4
1
1
17
9
13
    Third 25 percent
35
4
1
17
7
[3]
11
    Highest 25 percent
41
5
1
24
6
12
        Highest 10 percent
44
6
25
6
15
Establishment characteristics
               
Service-providing industries
34
3
1
1
16
7
[3]
11
    Education and health services
31
3
1
15
6
[3]
10
        Educational services
31
2
1
16
5
10
            Elementary and secondary schools
30
2
1
17
5
10
            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities
32
5
14
6
8
        Health care and social assistance
35
5
12
8
2
12
            Hospitals
29
6
7
5
9
    Public administration
41
6
2
1
19
10
14
1 to 99 workers
32
4
1
18
7
8
    1 to 49 workers
32
6
16
7
    50 to 99 workers
32
3
2
20
3
8
100 workers or more
35
3
1
1
16
7
[3]
12
    100 to 499 workers
36
2
2
2
18
8
11
    500 workers or more
35
4
1
[3]
14
7
[3]
13
State government
46
9
[3]
19
11
17
Local government
31
2
2
1
15
6
[3]
9
Geographic areas
               
Northeast
47
32
7
14
    New England
55
36
17
    Middle Atlantic
44
31
4
15
South
32
2
2
1
5
8
15
    South Atlantic
45
4
4
1
9
8
24
    East South Central
27
5
2
18
3
    West South Central
14
1
1
4
7
Midwest
29
1
16
11
9
    East North Central
29
1
20
9
10
    West North Central
28
7
13
8
West
33
9
22
2
5
    Mountain
14
2
2
5
    Pacific
42
12
31
5
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.
3Less than 0.5.
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.

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.