Standard Errors
Nonproduction bonuses: Access

Table 43. Standard errors for nonproduction bonuses: Access, State and local government workers, March 2018
Characteristics All
nonproduction
bonuses
Employee
recognition
bonus
End-of-year
bonus
Holiday
bonus
Payment in
lieu of
benefits
bonus
Longevity
bonus
Referral
bonus
Other
bonus1
All workers
0.8
0.4
0.3
0.2
0.9
0.4
0.1
0.6
Worker characteristics
               
Management, professional, and related
1.2
0.4
0.4
0.1
1.1
0.4
0.1
0.8
    Professional and related
1.3
0.4
0.4
0.1
1.2
0.5
0.9
        Teachers
1.5
0.6
0.4
1.3
0.5
1.1
            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers
1.7
0.6
1.8
0.7
1.3
Service
1.3
0.6
0.6
0.4
1.1
0.8
1.2
    Protective service
1.9
1.2
0.8
0.5
1.8
1.4
2.3
Sales and office
1.5
0.9
0.6
0.2
1.3
1.1
0.2
0.8
    Office and administrative support
1.6
0.9
0.6
0.2
1.4
1.1
0.2
0.8
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance
3.6
0.7
1.0
1.9
2.5
Production, transportation, and material moving
3.7
3.8
2.2
2.5
Full time
0.8
0.4
0.3
0.1
1.0
0.5
0.1
0.7
Part time
1.6
0.5
0.8
0.4
0.9
0.4
0.9
Union
1.5
0.5
1.6
0.7
0.1
0.8
Nonunion
0.8
0.5
0.5
0.3
0.7
0.5
0.2
0.7
Average wage within the following categories:2
               
    Lowest 25 percent
1.0
0.3
0.6
0.4
0.7
0.9
1.0
        Lowest 10 percent
1.7
0.2
0.9
0.4
0.8
1.4
0.9
    Second 25 percent
1.4
0.6
0.4
0.2
1.4
0.7
0.1
0.9
    Third 25 percent
1.6
0.7
0.3
1.3
0.6
0.1
1.3
    Highest 25 percent
1.7
0.8
0.5
1.8
0.6
1.0
        Highest 10 percent
2.3
1.5
0.4
2.5
0.9
1.3
Establishment characteristics
               
Service-providing industries
0.8
0.4
0.3
0.2
0.9
0.4
0.1
0.6
    Education and health services
1.1
0.4
0.3
0.2
1.1
0.5
0.2
0.7
        Educational services
1.1
0.3
0.3
1.2
0.5
0.6
            Elementary and secondary schools
1.4
0.3
0.3
1.6
0.7
0.7
            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities
2.9
0.8
1.9
1.7
0.9
        Health care and social assistance
3.4
1.6
2.9
2.0
1.1
2.9
            Hospitals
4.9
1.6
2.0
2.4
1.7
    Public administration
1.6
1.1
0.7
0.4
1.6
1.0
1.3
1 to 99 workers
2.2
1.0
0.6
2.0
1.9
0.9
    1 to 49 workers
3.8
1.2
1.0
2.9
1.8
    50 to 99 workers
3.0
1.4
0.3
2.9
1.5
2.0
100 workers or more
0.9
0.4
0.4
0.2
0.9
0.6
0.2
0.7
    100 to 499 workers
2.0
0.6
0.6
0.5
1.7
1.2
1.7
    500 workers or more
1.3
0.5
0.4
[3]
1.2
0.8
0.2
0.8
State government
2.2
0.9
0.2
1.5
1.7
1.2
Local government
1.0
0.3
0.4
0.2
1.0
0.6
0.1
0.7
Geographic areas
               
Northeast
1.8
1.9
0.7
1.2
    New England
3.0
3.0
1.5
    Middle Atlantic
2.3
2.4
0.8
1.1
South
0.8
0.5
0.6
0.3
0.9
0.7
1.1
    South Atlantic
1.0
0.8
0.9
0.4
1.8
0.5
2.0
    East South Central
2.1
0.9
2.3
0.7
    West South Central
1.9
0.9
1.5
1.7
Midwest
1.3
0.6
1.7
1.0
1.3
    East North Central
1.5
0.3
2.2
1.1
1.5
    West North Central
2.2
2.2
1.8
2.2
West
2.6
1.0
2.5
0.7
1.0
    Mountain
1.9
0.7
1.4
    Pacific
3.7
1.1
3.6
0.8
1.3
1Includes all other bonuses provided to employees and not published separately.
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 2018.
3Less than 0.05.

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

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