Financial benefits: access Data Table

Table 39. Financial benefits: Access, State and local government workers, National
Compensation Survey, March 2010

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Health
savings
account

Section 125 cafeteria benefits

Pre-tax
savings with
no employer
contributions

Financial
planning

Flexible
benefits

Dependent
care
reimburse-
ment
account

Health care
reimburse-
ment
account

All workers

21

34

53

59

55

25

Worker characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management, professional, and related

22

36

55

63

57

26

    Professional and related

22

35

55

63

56

26

        Teachers

20

35

50

60

55

22

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

18

36

51

60

52

22

Service

19

29

49

53

51

23

    Protective service

22

31

55

57

54

28

Sales and office

21

35

53

60

56

25

    Office and administrative support

21

34

54

60

57

26

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

22

38

52

58

56

22

Production, transportation, and material moving

21

35

42

44

50

14

Full time

23

37

57

64

60

27

Part time

13

17

30

34

30

13

Union

18

31

55

62

60

30

Nonunion

24

37

51

57

51

20

Average wage within the following categories:1

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Lowest 25 percent

19

31

42

49

43

19

        Lowest 10 percent

17

25

36

39

37

13

    Second 25 percent

22

33

57

61

58

27

    Third 25 percent

23

38

57

65

59

29

    Highest 25 percent

22

35

56

64

61

25

        Highest 10 percent

19

29

51

62

64

26

Establishment characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Service-providing industries

21

34

53

59

55

24

    Education and health services

22

36

54

63

56

23

        Educational services

22

35

53

62

56

22

            Elementary and secondary schools

19

36

50

59

52

21

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

30

35

62

73

70

24

        Health care and social assistance

24

39

60

64

51

30

            Hospitals

25

48

63

66

54

31

    Public administration

21

32

54

57

54

31

1 to 99 workers

18

23

33

38

40

19

    1 to 49 workers

17

22

31

36

37

18

    50 to 99 workers

19

25

35

42

44

21

100 workers or more

22

36

56

63

57

26

    100 to 499 workers

16

29

41

43

46

21

    500 workers or more

24

38

61

69

61

27

State government

31

33

70

74

74

40

Local government

18

34

47

55

49

20

Geographic areas

 

 

 

 

 

 

New England

13

6

30

34

47

Middle Atlantic

3

14

35

47

74

27

East North Central

22

17

38

45

58

26

West North Central

19

36

63

66

46

35

South Atlantic

32

47

65

71

49

22

East South Central

52

35

48

43

15

West South Central

17

35

62

67

63

17

Mountain

22

43

70

71

54

33

Pacific

24

47

65

69

52

27

Footnotes:

1The categories are based on the average wage for each occupation surveyed, which may include workers with earnings both above and
below the threshold. The average wages are based on the estimates published in the "National Compensation Survey: Occupational Earnings in
the United States, 2009." See Technical Note for more details.


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/glossary20092010.htm.