Paid holidays: Number of days provided

Table 33. Paid holidays: Number of days provided, State and local government workers, March 2018
(All workers with paid holidays = 100 percent)
Characteristics Paid holidays Mean
number
of days
Median
number
of days
Less
than 5
days
5
days
6
days
7
days
8
days
9
days
10
days
11
days
12
days
13
days
14
days
Greater
than 14
days
All workers
3
1
5
3
4
7
15
21
18
10
7
7
11
11
Worker characteristics
                           
Management, professional, and related
4
2
7
3
3
7
13
20
15
11
7
8
11
11
    Professional and related
5
2
8
4
3
7
13
19
13
10
7
7
11
11
        Teachers
9
4
16
7
4
6
12
14
7
6
6
10
10
10
            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers
13
6
23
8
3
4
11
3
3
11
9
8
Service
2
1
4
2
4
7
18
20
21
9
8
5
11
11
    Protective service
2
2
7
20
24
25
10
6
1
11
11
Sales and office
1
1
4
8
14
22
25
10
7
7
12
11
    Office and administrative support
1
1
4
8
14
22
25
10
8
7
12
11
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance
4
7
19
28
15
3
8
11
11
Production, transportation, and material moving
4
9
8
24
19
4
10
11
Full time
2
1
5
3
4
7
15
21
19
10
7
7
11
11
Part time
4
3
4
5
15
16
16
9
6
9
10
11
Union
3
6
3
4
13
24
22
10
5
7
11
11
Nonunion
2
1
3
2
6
10
16
18
16
10
9
6
11
11
Average wage within the following categories:1
                           
    Lowest 25 percent
4
2
5
2
6
8
16
17
16
11
7
6
11
11
        Lowest 10 percent
5
3
8
4
8
6
15
12
14
13
6
6
11
11
    Second 25 percent
[2]
1
2
2
4
8
15
22
21
10
8
6
11
11
    Third 25 percent
3
2
7
3
2
6
14
25
18
9
5
5
11
11
    Highest 25 percent
4
4
4
7
13
19
19
11
7
10
11
11
        Highest 10 percent
2
7
3
7
12
17
20
13
5
12
12
11
Establishment characteristics
                           
Service-providing industries
3
1
5
3
4
7
15
21
18
10
7
7
11
11
    Education and health services
4
3
8
4
4
7
14
14
14
11
8
11
11
11
        Educational services
5
3
8
4
4
6
13
12
12
11
9
13
11
11
            Elementary and secondary schools
8
5
13
6
4
4
12
10
8
8
6
16
11
10
            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities
2
4
8
14
13
18
16
13
10
12
12
        Health care and social assistance
9
4
10
16
22
18
10
11
            Hospitals
19
22
10
11
    Public administration
2
8
16
29
25
10
7
3
11
11
1 to 99 workers
3
3
3
5
16
26
14
13
5
8
11
11
    1 to 49 workers
4
2
5
17
30
15
14
5
5
11
11
    50 to 99 workers
5
2
5
6
14
22
13
11
4
11
11
11
100 workers or more
3
1
5
3
4
8
14
20
20
10
8
6
11
11
    100 to 499 workers
5
4
3
8
14
22
17
9
9
5
11
11
    500 workers or more
2
1
5
3
4
8
14
18
21
10
7
7
11
11
State government
[2]
1
3
9
12
26
23
13
10
3
11
11
Local government
4
2
7
3
4
6
16
18
16
9
5
9
11
11
Geographic areas
                           
Northeast
2
1
7
27
34
9
5
12
12
12
    New England
40
24
11
11
    Middle Atlantic
6
23
38
8
6
13
12
12
South
3
1
7
1
5
9
13
17
18
9
10
5
11
11
    South Atlantic
2
10
4
10
15
18
21
10
4
5
11
11
    East South Central
8
6
4
8
14
21
3
10
11
    West South Central
5
10
7
20
15
27
5
12
12
Midwest
4
2
6
7
4
10
19
17
12
9
4
5
10
10
    East North Central
5
7
9
9
16
14
12
13
6
6
10
11
    West North Central
4
4
11
26
12
1
3
10
10
West
3
2
2
6
20
26
13
14
6
7
11
11
    Mountain
4
8
40
18
6
3
4
6
11
10
    Pacific
2
2
1
5
12
30
16
18
6
7
12
11
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.
2Less than 0.5.

Note: Because of rounding, sums of individual items may not equal totals. 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/national-compensation-survey-glossary-of-employee-benefit-terms.htm.

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