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Table 6. Selected paid leave benefits: Access

Table 6. Selected paid leave benefits: Access, March 2019 [All workers = 100 percent]
Characteristics Civilian(1) Private industry State and local government
Paid sick leave Paid vacation Paid holidays Paid sick leave Paid vacation Paid holidays Paid sick leave Paid vacation Paid holidays

All workers

76 76 78 73 79 79 91 61 68

Worker characteristics

Management, professional, and related occupations

91 79 82 90 90 91 93 47 57

Management, business, and financial occupations

94 95 95 94 96 96 - - -

Professional and related occupations

90 72 77 88 86 88 93 40 52

Teachers

87 20 35 - - - 93 14 31

Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers

96 18 31 - - - 99 12 27

Registered nurses

90 89 91 - - - - - -

Service occupations

61 62 59 58 60 56 85 75 79

Protective service occupations

83 83 82 74 76 73 91 89 90

Sales and office occupations

76 81 84 75 80 83 92 86 88

Sales and related occupations

64 70 75 64 70 75 - - -

Office and administrative support occupations

83 87 89 82 87 89 93 87 88

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

68 78 80 66 77 79 96 96 95

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

59 67 70 56 64 68 - - -

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

77 90 90 76 90 89 - - -

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

70 84 85 69 84 86 90 62 73

Production occupations

68 88 91 68 88 91 - - -

Transportation and material moving occupations

72 79 80 71 81 81 - - -

Full time

86 87 87 83 91 90 99 67 74

Part time

43 41 46 43 42 47 45 23 33

Union

91 75 81 86 89 91 97 58 69

Nonunion

73 76 77 72 78 78 86 63 67

Average wage within the following categories:(2)

Lowest 25 percent

51 56 58 47 55 56 79 59 65

Lowest 10 percent

31 42 43 30 42 41 67 45 53

Second 25 percent

79 82 82 77 82 82 95 86 89

Third 25 percent

88 90 91 86 91 91 97 61 69

Highest 25 percent

92 81 84 90 92 93 96 42 53

Highest 10 percent

94 82 85 93 94 94 94 37 49

Establishment characteristics

Goods-producing industries

72 88 89 72 88 89 - - -

Service-providing industries

76 74 76 73 77 77 91 60 67

Education and health services

87 70 74 84 84 84 92 44 55

Educational services

90 41 52 79 56 63 92 37 49

Elementary and secondary schools

93 27 39 - - - 93 25 38

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

89 71 82 87 73 86 90 69 81

Health care and social assistance

85 88 87 85 88 87 92 92 92

Hospitals

94 93 94 - - - 91 92 91

Public administration

92 90 91 - - - 92 90 91

1 to 99 workers

66 70 71 65 71 72 89 54 61

1 to 49 workers

64 69 70 64 70 70 85 62 68

50 to 99 workers

71 71 73 68 75 76 92 46 56

100 workers or more

85 82 84 84 88 88 92 63 70

100 to 499 workers

81 82 83 80 85 85 90 62 70

500 workers or more

91 83 85 89 92 92 93 63 70

Geographic areas

Northeast

78 74 77 76 77 79 90 57 64

New England

82 73 75 81 76 77 90 55 60

Middle Atlantic

77 74 78 75 77 80 90 57 65

South

72 76 78 68 79 79 92 62 69

South Atlantic

71 77 78 68 78 78 91 66 77

East South Central

67 75 79 62 78 80 90 61 71

West South Central

74 76 76 71 79 80 94 56 56

Midwest

69 74 75 66 77 77 89 55 66

East North Central

67 75 75 65 77 76 88 55 68

West North Central

73 74 76 70 77 78 91 56 60

West

87 80 80 86 82 82 93 67 72

Mountain

77 80 80 75 83 82 89 61 66

Pacific

91 80 80 91 81 81 96 70 74

Footnotes
(1) Includes workers in private industry and state and local government. See Technical Note for further explanation.
(2) Surveyed 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 data from the National Compensation Survey publication, "Employer Costs for Employee Compensation - March 2019."

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.

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Last Modified Date: September 20, 2019