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Nonproduction bonuses: Access

Table 43. Nonproduction bonuses: Access, private industry workers, March 2017
(All workers = 100 percent)
Characteristics All
nonproduction
bonuses1
Cash
profit-sharing
bonus
Employee
recognition
bonus
End-of-year
bonus
Holiday
bonus
Payment in
lieu of
benefits
bonus
Longevity
bonus
Referral
bonus
Other
bonus2
All workers
38
6
3
11
6
4
1
6
10
Worker characteristics
                 
Management, professional, and related
47
7
5
14
5
7
2
8
14
    Management, business, and financial
53
10
5
19
5
6
1
8
15
    Professional and related
44
6
4
12
5
7
2
9
13
Service
23
1
1
5
7
2
5
6
    Protective service
3
2
1
Sales and office
41
9
3
11
6
3
1
6
8
    Sales and related
34
12
1
8
5
2
1
3
5
    Office and administrative support
46
8
4
14
6
4
1
8
9
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance
38
6
2
13
10
3
1
4
10
    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry
32
3
1
14
11
1
5
    Installation, maintenance, and repair
44
10
3
11
10
4
1
7
14
Production, transportation, and material moving
39
7
2
9
6
3
1
5
14
    Production
43
10
2
11
7
3
1
5
16
    Transportation and material moving
36
5
1
8
6
4
5
13
Full time
44
7
4
13
7
5
1
6
13
Part time
21
3
1
5
5
1
1
5
4
Union
34
9
5
4
2
6
1
7
17
Nonunion
39
6
3
11
7
4
1
6
9
Average wage within the following categories:3
                 
    Lowest 25 percent
24
3
1
5
7
1
2
5
5
        Lowest 10 percent
19
1
1
5
6
1
[4]
3
4
    Second 25 percent
38
6
2
10
8
3
1
5
9
    Third 25 percent
45
7
3
14
6
5
1
6
13
    Highest 25 percent
50
10
6
15
4
7
1
8
16
        Highest 10 percent
52
10
6
16
3
8
1
8
18
Establishment characteristics
                 
Goods-producing industries
47
10
3
14
9
4
1
3
14
    Construction
37
3
16
13
1
2
4
    Manufacturing
52
13
3
13
7
5
1
4
19
Service-providing industries
36
6
3
10
6
4
1
6
9
    Trade, transportation, and utilities
36
11
1
7
6
2
1
4
8
        Wholesale trade
42
7
2
14
8
5
1
3
10
        Retail trade
33
13
1
5
6
1
1
5
3
        Transportation and warehousing
40
8
4
5
3
4
21
        Utilities
46
6
14
6
21
    Information
74
22
11
19
2
18
28
29
    Financial activities
65
13
7
23
5
3
2
9
17
        Finance and insurance
72
16
8
24
5
3
2
11
20
            Credit intermediation and related activities
71
15
6
21
4
3
1
12
21
            Insurance carriers and related activities
72
16
14
25
6
2
4
11
20
        Real estate and rental and leasing
42
21
6
8
    Professional and business services
40
4
4
15
5
3
1
7
9
        Professional and technical services
56
8
6
24
8
5
2
6
12
        Administrative and waste services
24
1
5
3
2
7
5
    Education and health services
35
1
2
8
7
6
3
10
9
        Educational services
17
2
3
1
9
2
3
            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities
18
3
2
11
3
2
        Health care and social assistance
38
1
9
8
6
4
11
10
    Leisure and hospitality
18
2
4
6
2
5
        Accommodation and food services
18
2
5
5
2
6
    Other services
25
2
7
7
3
3
5
1 to 99 workers
35
3
1
13
9
2
1
3
7
    1 to 49 workers
34
3
1
14
9
2
1
3
5
    50 to 99 workers
36
4
2
10
7
3
6
10
100 workers or more
43
10
4
8
4
5
2
9
14
    100 to 499 workers
40
9
4
7
5
5
2
8
12
    500 workers or more
46
11
6
9
2
6
2
9
19
Geographic areas
                 
Northeast
38
4
3
14
3
5
1
6
9
    New England
35
6
3
14
2
5
1
6
7
    Middle Atlantic
38
4
3
14
4
6
1
6
10
South
42
6
4
11
9
2
1
6
12
    South Atlantic
41
6
4
11
9
3
2
7
12
    East South Central
41
6
11
9
2
6
13
    West South Central
43
7
4
12
10
2
1
5
13
Midwest
38
8
3
10
5
3
1
6
10
    East North Central
38
8
3
10
7
3
1
6
10
    West North Central
36
8
3
9
2
4
2
6
11
West
34
6
2
8
6
5
6
8
    Mountain
37
6
2
12
7
3
1
4
8
    Pacific
32
6
2
6
5
6
6
7
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.
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.
4Less 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.