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Quality of life benefits: Access

Table 40. Quality of life benefits: Access, private industry workers, March 2017
(All workers = 100 percent)
Characteristics Childcare1 Flexible
workplace
Subsidized
commuting
Wellness
programs
Employee
assistance
programs
All workers
10
7
6
39
51
Worker characteristics
         
Management, professional, and related
20
15
13
56
67
    Management, business, and financial
19
22
14
57
70
    Professional and related
20
12
12
55
66
Service
7
1
4
22
33
    Protective service
3
27
40
Sales and office
8
7
5
41
54
    Sales and related
4
4
3
38
53
    Office and administrative support
11
8
7
44
55
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance
7
1
3
27
35
    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry
3
2
18
23
    Installation, maintenance, and repair
11
2
3
36
47
Production, transportation, and material moving
4
3
1
38
50
    Production
7
3
1
42
50
    Transportation and material moving
2
3
2
35
51
Full time
13
8
7
45
57
Part time
4
2
3
24
35
Union
17
3
6
52
74
Nonunion
9
7
6
38
49
Average wage within the following categories:2
         
    Lowest 25 percent
3
1
2
22
33
        Lowest 10 percent
2
1
2
15
26
    Second 25 percent
8
3
4
36
49
    Third 25 percent
11
7
7
47
57
    Highest 25 percent
22
17
13
59
70
        Highest 10 percent
24
25
16
63
76
Establishment characteristics
         
Goods-producing industries
9
6
2
43
50
    Construction
3
2
3
17
20
    Manufacturing
13
8
2
55
63
Service-providing industries
10
7
7
39
51
    Trade, transportation, and utilities
3
4
2
42
58
        Wholesale trade
6
14
3
36
49
        Retail trade
2
[3]
1
39
57
        Transportation and warehousing
2
3
4
52
68
        Utilities
16
14
75
82
    Information
41
13
18
71
83
    Financial activities
21
17
18
60
71
        Finance and insurance
26
21
22
72
81
            Credit intermediation and related activities
29
13
19
71
81
            Insurance carriers and related activities
16
28
23
71
78
        Real estate and rental and leasing
6
5
22
39
    Professional and business services
9
15
8
30
40
        Professional and technical services
14
24
13
38
48
        Administrative and waste services
3
4
3
13
23
    Education and health services
17
4
8
50
64
        Educational services
19
10
23
49
66
            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities
30
11
33
74
88
        Health care and social assistance
17
3
6
50
64
    Leisure and hospitality
6
6
18
25
        Accommodation and food services
5
5
16
25
    Other services
3
9
3
19
27
1 to 99 workers
4
5
3
22
31
    1 to 49 workers
4
5
3
19
27
    50 to 99 workers
7
4
3
31
44
100 workers or more
17
9
10
60
74
    100 to 499 workers
9
7
6
52
67
    500 workers or more
30
13
15
73
85
Geographic areas
         
Northeast
15
9
10
39
52
    New England
17
12
12
41
55
    Middle Atlantic
14
8
9
39
51
South
10
6
5
43
52
    South Atlantic
11
6
5
45
55
    East South Central
7
3
1
36
50
    West South Central
9
6
5
42
48
Midwest
8
7
4
39
51
    East North Central
9
7
4
38
50
    West North Central
6
7
4
41
53
West
9
6
8
35
48
    Mountain
9
6
7
32
44
    Pacific
10
5
8
36
50
1A 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.
2Surveyed 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.
3Less 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.