Standard Errors
Long-term disability plans: Employee contribution requirement

Table 28. Standard errors for long-term disability plans: Employee
contribution requirement, State and local government workers, March
2018
Characteristics Employee
contribution
required
Employee
contribution not
required
All workers
0.9
0.9
Worker characteristics
   
Management, professional, and related
1.3
1.3
    Professional and related
1.4
1.4
        Teachers
1.9
1.9
            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers
2.5
2.5
Service
3.2
3.2
Sales and office
1.6
1.6
    Office and administrative support
1.7
1.7
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance
3.4
3.4
Full time
0.9
0.9
Part time
3.8
3.8
Union
1.4
1.4
Nonunion
1.2
1.2
Average wage within the following categories:1
   
    Lowest 25 percent
1.9
1.9
        Lowest 10 percent
2.8
2.8
    Second 25 percent
1.5
1.5
    Third 25 percent
1.9
1.9
    Highest 25 percent
1.7
1.7
        Highest 10 percent
2.8
2.8
Establishment characteristics
   
Service-providing industries
1.0
1.0
    Education and health services
1.1
1.1
        Educational services
1.2
1.2
            Elementary and secondary schools
1.8
1.8
            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities
2.1
2.1
        Health care and social assistance
2.8
2.8
    Public administration
2.0
2.0

 

 

 

1 to 99 workers
3.4
3.4
    1 to 49 workers
4.5
4.5
    50 to 99 workers
4.9
4.9
100 workers or more
1.1
1.1
    100 to 499 workers
3.1
3.1
    500 workers or more
1.3
1.3
State government
2.2
2.2
Local government
1.2
1.2
Geographic areas
   
South
1.0
1.0
    South Atlantic
1.1
1.1
Midwest
2.0
2.0
    East North Central
2.8
2.8
    West North Central
1.9
1.9
West
1.8
1.8
    Mountain
2.8
2.8
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: 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.