Quality of life benefits: Access Data Table

Table 38. Quality of life benefits: Access, private industry workers,  National
Compensation Survey, March 2010

(All workers = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Childcare1

Flexible
workplace

Subsidized
commuting

Wellness
programs

Employee
assistance
programs

All workers

9

5

5

31

45

Worker characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

Management, professional, and related

18

13

11

47

63

    Management, business, and financial

17

18

13

49

65

    Professional and related

18

10

10

46

62

Service

9

1

2

17

28

    Protective service

3

3

18

28

Sales and office

7

5

5

34

50

    Sales and related

3

3

3

33

51

    Office and administrative support

10

7

7

34

49

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

4

2

3

22

33

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

1

1

2

13

24

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

6

3

5

30

41

Production, transportation, and material moving

5

1

3

26

41

    Production

6

2

3

29

42

    Transportation and material moving

3

1

2

23

41

Full time

11

6

7

35

50

Part time

6

2

2

20

32

Union

14

1

6

41

67

Nonunion

9

5

5

30

43

Average wage within the following categories:2

 

 

 

 

 

    Lowest 25 percent

5

1

1

16

27

        Lowest 10 percent

6

[3]

1

10

20

    Second 25 percent

7

3

3

29

44

    Third 25 percent

9

6

7

35

50

    Highest 25 percent

17

12

11

47

64

        Highest 10 percent

19

16

14

50

69

Establishment characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

Goods-producing industries

7

4

2

31

44

    Construction

[3]

2

3

11

20

    Manufacturing

9

6

2

39

52

Service-providing industries

10

5

6

31

46

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

3

2

3

32

52

        Wholesale trade

5

4

3

21

39

        Retail trade

1

1

2

34

52

        Transportation and warehousing

2

4

32

60

        Utilities

19

8

70

82

    Information

9

13

60

76

    Financial activities

25

15

19

49

61

        Finance and insurance

31

17

24

56

70

            Credit intermediation and related activities

35

16

23

54

68

            Insurance carriers and related activities

23

17

25

58

70

        Real estate and rental and leasing

7

22

30

    Professional and business services

8

12

8

24

39

        Professional and technical services

10

18

12

26

44

        Administrative and waste services

3

6

2

12

24

    Education and health services

16

3

7

40

53

        Educational services

16

7

11

38

48

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

20

8

19

64

76

        Health care and social assistance

16

2

6

41

54

    Leisure and hospitality

10

1

1

11

23

        Accommodation and food services

1

12

23

    Other services

5

2

2

15

21

1 to 99 workers

4

4

3

14

25

    1 to 49 workers

3

4

2

12

21

    50 to 99 workers

5

3

4

20

36

100 workers or more

16

7

9

50

69

    100 to 499 workers

8

4

5

40

59

    500 workers or more

27

10

13

63

82

Geographic areas

 

 

 

 

 

New England

9

7

9

32

44

Middle Atlantic

9

6

6

31

44

East North Central

11

5

4

37

47

West North Central

8

5

5

33

44

South Atlantic

9

5

4

29

47

East South Central

3

2

29

45

West South Central

9

5

3

29

45

Mountain

8

5

7

26

43

Pacific

10

4

9

29

45

Footnotes:

1A workplace program that provides for either the full or partial cost of caring for an employee's children in a nursery, day care
center, or a baby sitter in facilities either on or off the employer's premises.

2The 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.

3Less than 0.5 percent.


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.