Leave benefits: access Data Table

Table 30. Leave benefits: Access, State and local government workers,
National Compensation Survey, March 2009

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Paid
holidays

Paid sick
leave

Paid
vacations

Paid jury
duty
leave

All workers

68

89

60

91

Worker characteristics

       

Management, professional, and related

56

90

44

92

    Professional and related

51

90

37

92

        Teachers

32

88

12

91

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

28

93

9

95

        Registered nurses

81

92

79

93

Service

77

85

75

88

    Protective service

86

89

87

92

Sales and office

87

90

85

91

    Office and administrative support

87

91

86

92

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

95

94

95

91

Production, transportation, and material moving

76

88

64

87

Full time

75

98

67

97

Part time

31

42

20

58

Union

70

97

57

98

Nonunion

66

83

62

85

Wage percentiles:1

       

    Lowest 10 percent

46

60

39

67

    Lowest 25 percent

63

75

55

79

    Second 25 percent

87

92

84

93

    Third 25 percent

77

94

72

94

    Highest 25 percent

51

96

37

97

    Highest 10 percent

47

98

35

97

Establishment characteristics

       

Service-providing industries

68

89

60

91

    Education and health services

56

90

43

92

        Educational services

51

90

36

92

            Elementary and secondary schools

43

90

27

93

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

78

88

66

89

        Health care and social assistance

91

91

91

91

            Hospitals

93

92

94

91

    Public administration

87

89

88

90

1 to 99 workers

70

79

66

81

    1 to 49 workers

69

73

69

76

    50 to 99 workers

71

88

63

87

100 workers or more

67

91

59

92

    100 to 499 workers

63

87

59

87

    500 workers or more

69

92

59

94

State government

91

94

86

94

Local government

60

88

51

90

Geographic areas

       

New England

55

87

49

89

Middle Atlantic

63

90

58

92

East North Central

65

85

53

88

West North Central

68

88

55

87

South Atlantic

78

93

67

91

East South Central

75

92

69

89

West South Central

53

86

52

88

Mountain

59

84

55

93

Pacific

76

93

67

96

Footnotes:

1The 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.