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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 2018
(All workers with long-term disability coverage = 100 percent)
Characteristics Employee
contribution
required
Employee
contribution not
required
All workers
17
83
Worker characteristics
   
Management, professional, and related
19
81
    Professional and related
20
80
        Teachers
24
76
            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers
28
72
Service
14
86
Sales and office
14
86
    Office and administrative support
14
86
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance
13
87
Full time
17
83
Part time
19
81
Union
16
84
Nonunion
18
82
Average wage within the following categories:1
   
    Lowest 25 percent
18
82
        Lowest 10 percent
22
78
    Second 25 percent
12
88
    Third 25 percent
18
82
    Highest 25 percent
20
80
        Highest 10 percent
17
83
Establishment characteristics
   
Service-providing industries
17
83
    Education and health services
19
81
        Educational services
21
79
            Elementary and secondary schools
24
76
            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities
13
87
        Health care and social assistance
13
87
    Public administration
15
85

 

 

 

1 to 99 workers
22
78
    1 to 49 workers
17
83
    50 to 99 workers
26
74
100 workers or more
16
84
    100 to 499 workers
20
80
    500 workers or more
14
86
State government
18
82
Local government
17
83
Geographic areas
   
South
14
86
    South Atlantic
19
81
Midwest
24
76
    East North Central
32
68
    West North Central
4
96
West
14
86
    Mountain
27
73
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 2018.

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/national-compensation-survey-glossary-of-employee-benefit-terms.htm.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Compensation Survey.