Quality of life benefits: Access

Table 40. Quality of life benefits: Access, private industry workers, March 2018
(All workers = 100 percent)
Characteristics Childcare1 Flexible
workplace
Subsidized
commuting
Wellness
programs
Employee
assistance
programs
All workers
10
7
7
40
50
Worker characteristics
         
Management, professional, and related
19
17
14
58
68
    Management, business, and financial
19
22
14
57
68
    Professional and related
19
14
14
58
68
Service
6
1
4
22
32
    Protective service
8
2
19
32
Sales and office
8
7
6
41
54
    Sales and related
5
4
3
39
53
    Office and administrative support
10
8
8
43
54
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance
7
1
3
28
34
    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry
4
1
2
20
23
    Installation, maintenance, and repair
10
1
3
35
45
Production, transportation, and material moving
4
3
2
41
51
    Production
7
4
2
44
50
    Transportation and material moving
2
3
3
39
52
Full time
12
9
8
46
56
Part time
4
2
3
23
34
Union
16
2
8
57
76
Nonunion
9
8
7
39
48
Average wage within the following categories:2
         
    Lowest 25 percent
4
1
3
23
33
        Lowest 10 percent
3
16
26
    Second 25 percent
6
4
4
36
48
    Third 25 percent
11
7
7
47
56
    Highest 25 percent
21
18
15
60
71
        Highest 10 percent
25
24
18
64
76
Establishment characteristics
         
Goods-producing industries
9
6
3
45
51
    Construction
3
3
4
22
24
    Manufacturing
12
8
3
56
64
Service-providing industries
10
7
8
39
50
    Trade, transportation, and utilities
4
3
3
42
58
        Wholesale trade
7
14
4
33
47
        Retail trade
2
1
2
40
57
        Transportation and warehousing
3
5
54
68
        Utilities
17
13
77
83
    Information
42
14
21
70
80
    Financial activities
20
17
16
60
68
        Finance and insurance
26
21
20
74
81
            Credit intermediation and related activities
28
13
14
73
81
            Insurance carriers and related activities
18
30
26
73
78
        Real estate and rental and leasing
5
4
19
32
    Professional and business services
9
17
9
32
42
        Professional and technical services
13
27
16
40
52
        Administrative and waste services
2
5
5
15
23
    Education and health services
15
4
10
49
62
        Educational services
23
9
21
51
64
            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities
32
9
33
75
87
        Health care and social assistance
14
4
8
49
61
    Leisure and hospitality
6
[3]
4
19
24
        Accommodation and food services
5
4
18
23
    Other services
3
6
2
16
24
1 to 99 workers
5
6
4
22
30
    1 to 49 workers
4
6
4
19
27
    50 to 99 workers
7
5
4
32
41
100 workers or more
16
9
10
62
74
    100 to 499 workers
9
6
6
54
69
    500 workers or more
27
12
16
74
83
Geographic areas
         
Northeast
15
9
10
42
53
    New England
17
12
13
46
58
    Middle Atlantic
14
8
9
41
51
South
9
7
6
43
51
    South Atlantic
10
7
6
42
52
    East South Central
5
2
41
50
    West South Central
9
7
6
45
49
Midwest
7
7
4
40
51
    East North Central
8
7
5
39
50
    West North Central
6
5
4
41
52
West
10
7
9
36
48
    Mountain
10
8
8
38
48
    Pacific
9
6
9
35
48
1A workplace program that provides for either the full or partial cost of caring for an employee's children in a nursery, day care
center, or a baby sitter in facilities either on or off the employer's premises.
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 0.5.

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

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