Nonproduction bonuses: Access Standard Errors

Table 38. Standard errors for nonproduction bonuses: Access, private industry workers,  National Compensation Survey,
March 2009

Characteristics

All
nonproduction
bonuses1

Cash
profit-sharing
bonus

Employee
recognition
bonus

End-of-year
bonus

Holiday
bonus

Payment in
lieu of
benefits
bonus

Longevity
bonus

Referral
bonus

Other
bonus2

All workers

0.7

0.2

0.4

0.4

0.4

0.2

0.2

0.4

0.4

Worker characteristics

                 

Management, professional, and related

1.1

0.5

0.7

0.7

0.5

0.6

0.3

0.7

0.9

    Management, business, and financial

1.3

0.8

0.7

0.9

0.7

0.7

0.3

0.8

1.4

    Professional and related

1.4

0.6

0.9

0.8

0.6

0.7

0.4

0.9

0.9

Service

2.0

0.2

1.0

0.9

0.9

0.3

0.3

0.8

0.8

    Protective service

5.9

0.4

2.2

2.0

1.0

2.4

Sales and office

0.9

0.3

0.3

0.5

0.7

0.3

0.4

0.4

0.5

    Sales and related

1.3

0.5

0.3

0.7

0.9

0.3

0.7

0.5

0.7

    Office and administrative support

1.1

0.4

0.4

0.7

0.8

0.5

0.3

0.5

0.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

1.5

0.6

0.5

1.1

0.9

0.4

0.4

0.6

0.9

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

2.4

0.8

0.5

1.7

1.2

0.6

0.6

0.5

1.3

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

1.8

0.7

0.9

1.4

1.3

0.5

0.6

1.1

1.4

Production, transportation, and material moving

1.4

0.6

0.4

0.7

0.7

0.5

0.3

0.7

1.0

    Production

2.0

0.8

0.4

0.9

0.9

0.8

0.4

0.9

1.2

    Transportation and material moving

1.7

0.6

0.6

0.9

1.1

0.5

0.5

0.8

1.3

Full time

0.7

0.3

0.4

0.4

0.5

0.3

0.2

0.4

0.5

Part time

1.2

0.3

0.4

0.5

0.7

0.2

0.3

0.6

0.5

Union

1.7

0.7

0.8

0.5

0.7

0.8

0.3

0.6

1.1

Nonunion

0.8

0.3

0.4

0.4

0.5

0.3

0.2

0.4

0.4

Wage percentiles:3

                 

    Lowest 10 percent

2.1

0.3

0.8

1.3

1.2

0.2

0.3

0.9

1.0

    Lowest 25 percent

1.2

0.2

0.6

0.6

0.7

0.2

0.3

0.5

0.6

    Second 25 percent

1.1

0.4

0.6

0.6

0.9

0.4

0.4

0.7

0.6

    Third 25 percent

0.9

0.4

0.3

0.5

0.7

0.4

0.3

0.5

0.6

    Highest 25 percent

1.1

0.6

0.7

0.6

0.4

0.5

0.2

0.6

0.8

    Highest 10 percent

1.3

1.0

1.1

0.7

0.7

0.9

0.2

0.9

1.1

Establishment characteristics

                 

Goods-producing industries

1.6

0.7

0.3

0.9

0.7

0.7

0.3

0.5

1.0

    Construction

2.6

0.8

0.4

1.8

1.4

0.6

0.5

0.6

1.2

    Manufacturing

2.0

1.1

0.4

0.9

0.8

0.9

0.4

0.7

1.4

Service-providing industries

0.8

0.3

0.4

0.4

0.5

0.3

0.2

0.4

0.4

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

1.0

0.5

0.3

0.6

0.7

0.3

0.5

0.5

0.6

        Wholesale trade

2.1

1.3

0.4

1.7

1.5

0.8

0.7

1.1

1.5

        Retail trade

1.4

0.3

0.3

0.8

0.9

0.4

0.8

0.6

0.7

        Transportation and warehousing

3.0

1.2

1.4

1.4

1.9

0.9

1.0

1.4

2.5

        Utilities

6.1

2.4

5.3

0.7

1.5

3.5

    Information

2.9

0.9

3.2

1.8

1.1

1.2

2.1

3.3

    Financial activities

1.6

1.1

0.6

1.3

0.9

0.5

0.3

0.9

1.6

        Finance and insurance

1.4

1.4

0.7

1.3

0.7

0.5

0.4

1.0

1.6

            Credit intermediation and related activities

1.9

0.8

0.8

1.8

1.0

0.7

0.3

1.3

2.3

            Insurance carriers and related activities

2.6

3.1

1.6

2.0

1.4

0.8

2.0

1.9

        Real estate and rental and leasing

4.1

1.5

3.5

3.0

1.6

2.2

2.7

    Professional and business services

2.2

0.9

1.0

1.2

1.0

0.9

0.4

1.3

1.4

        Professional and technical services

2.8

1.8

1.7

2.2

1.6

1.3

0.6

1.7

2.2

        Administrative and waste services

3.3

0.4

1.1

1.0

1.3

0.9

0.6

2.3

2.0

    Education and health services

1.8

0.5

0.7

1.0

1.2

0.8

0.5

1.2

1.0

        Educational services

2.4

[4]

0.8

1.3

0.8

1.5

0.4

0.8

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

1.9

[4]

0.2

0.4

0.6

1.9

0.5

0.6

        Health care and social assistance

2.1

0.5

0.8

1.1

1.3

0.9

0.6

1.3

1.1

    Leisure and hospitality

3.5

0.2

2.3

2.0

1.5

0.3

0.3

1.1

1.4

        Accommodation and food services

3.5

0.3

1.9

2.3

1.3

0.4

1.2

1.6

    Other services

2.5

0.6

1.3

1.8

1.7

1.1

0.5

0.8

1.0

1 to 99 workers

0.9

0.3

0.3

0.6

0.6

0.3

0.2

0.5

0.5

    1 to 49 workers

1.1

0.4

0.3

0.6

0.8

0.3

0.2

0.5

0.6

    50 to 99 workers

1.7

0.8

0.8

1.0

0.6

0.7

0.5

1.0

1.1

100 workers or more

0.9

0.4

0.7

0.6

0.4

0.4

0.3

0.6

0.6

    100 to 499 workers

1.1

0.4

0.4

0.6

0.6

0.4

0.4

0.8

0.8

    500 workers or more

1.5

0.7

1.3

1.1

0.7

0.8

0.4

0.9

1.1

Geographic areas

                 

New England

3.0

1.9

0.8

1.5

2.8

1.4

0.6

1.4

0.9

Middle Atlantic

2.0

0.4

0.5

0.7

0.7

1.0

0.4

0.5

1.3

East North Central

1.8

0.7

0.7

0.8

0.9

0.5

0.5

0.9

1.1

West North Central

2.3

1.0

0.9

1.7

0.9

0.7

0.5

1.7

1.5

South Atlantic

2.1

0.4

0.5

0.9

1.2

0.6

0.6

1.4

1.2

East South Central

2.8

1.2

2.6

3.1

1.0

1.9

1.9

West South Central

1.9

1.0

0.7

0.8

0.9

0.3

0.4

0.9

1.3

Mountain

2.3

0.9

0.5

1.2

2.2

0.6

0.4

0.5

1.2

Pacific

1.3

0.6

0.7

0.8

0.7

0.6

0.5

0.5

0.8

Footnotes:

1The sum of the individual components may be greater than the total because some employees may have access to more than one type of nonproduction bonus.

2Includes all other bonuses provided to employees and not published separately.

3The 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.

4Less 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/glossary20082009.htm.