Leave benefits: Access Data Table

Table 30. Leave benefits: Access, civilian workers,1 National
Compensation Survey, March 2009

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Paid
holidays

Paid sick
leave

Paid
vacations

Paid jury
duty
leave

All workers

76

66

75

73

Worker characteristics

       

Management, professional, and related

79

86

74

88

    Management, business, and financial

95

90

94

90

    Professional and related

73

85

67

87

        Teachers

35

84

17

89

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

32

91

13

93

        Registered nurses

82

78

80

84

Service

57

49

63

57

    Protective service

74

66

78

79

Sales and office

82

69

81

75

    Sales and related

71

56

72

67

    Office and administrative support

88

76

86

79

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

79

53

78

60

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

67

39

66

47

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

92

69

91

74

Production, transportation, and material moving

84

53

82

70

    Production

91

53

90

73

    Transportation and material moving

77

54

75

68

Full time

87

77

86

81

Part time

38

28

36

46

Union

79

82

73

90

Nonunion

75

63

76

70

Wage percentiles:2

       

    Lowest 10 percent

37

22

43

38

    Lowest 25 percent

54

37

56

50

    Second 25 percent

84

68

83

76

    Third 25 percent

89

77

88

81

    Highest 25 percent

80

86

77

88

    Highest 10 percent

77

88

74

91

Establishment characteristics

       

Goods-producing industries

87

53

86

70

Service-providing industries

74

68

73

73

    Education and health services

72

82

66

86

        Educational services

54

87

40

90

            Elementary and secondary schools

44

90

27

92

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

79

86

69

91

        Health care and social assistance

85

78

85

82

            Hospitals

89

88

91

92

    Public administration

87

89

88

90

1 to 99 workers

69

53

70

59

    1 to 49 workers

68

52

69

56

    50 to 99 workers

74

56

75

67

100 workers or more

81

77

79

85

    100 to 499 workers

81

70

80

80

    500 workers or more

82

84

78

91

Geographic areas

       

New England

75

73

73

82

Middle Atlantic

78

71

76

81

East North Central

76

60

74

73

West North Central

74

66

73

70

South Atlantic

78

64

78

74

East South Central

77

63

77

72

West South Central

75

65

75

70

Mountain

71

62

72

67

Pacific

74

70

75

67

Footnotes:

1Includes workers in the private nonfarm economy except those in private households, and workers in
the public sector, except the federal government. See Technical Note for further explanation.

2The percentile groupings are based on the average wage for each occupation surveyed, which may
include workers both above and below the threshold. The percentile values are based on the estimates
published in the "National Compensation Survey: Occupational Earnings in the United States, 2008." See
Technical Note for more details.

NOTE: For definitions of major plans, key provisions, and related terms, see the "Glossary of Employee
Benefit Terms" at www.bls.gov/ncs/ebs/glossary20082009.htm.