Short-term disability plans: fixed percent of annual earnings Data Table

Table 26. Short-term disability plans: Fixed percent of annual earnings, private industry workers,  National
Compensation Survey, March 2010

(All workers with fixed percent of annual earnings short-term disability coverage = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Fixed percent of annual earnings

Mean fixed
percent of
annual
earnings

Median
fixed
percent of
annual
earnings

Less than
50 percent

50 percent

51 to 59
percent

60 percent

61 to 69
percent

Greater
than 69
percent

All workers

1

22

1

33

26

17

64.0

60.0

Worker characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management, professional, and related

1

17

1

33

23

25

66.7

60.0

    Management, business, and financial

17

36

19

27

66.9

60.0

    Professional and related

1

17

1

32

26

23

66.6

60.0

Service

37

27

27

6

58.9

60.0

    Protective service

51

5

59.7

60.0

Sales and office

[1]

21

2

31

27

18

64.7

60.0

    Sales and related

22

33

24

19

64.7

60.0

    Office and administrative support

1

21

2

31

29

18

64.7

60.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

22

31

35

9

61.7

60.0

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

16

23

49

7

62.4

66.0

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

26

36

27

9

61.3

60.0

Production, transportation, and material moving

2

18

1

38

26

15

64.0

60.0

    Production

3

18

1

41

26

11

62.0

60.0

    Transportation and material moving

[1]

19

1

35

25

20

66.4

60.0

Full time

1

20

1

35

26

18

64.4

60.0

Part time

39

19

31

11

61.5

60.0

Union

2

24

3

19

38

15

64.0

65.0

Nonunion

1

22

1

35

25

17

64.1

60.0

Average wage within the following categories:2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Lowest 25 percent

38

26

27

8

59.8

60.0

        Lowest 10 percent

55

19

23

2

56.6

50.0

    Second 25 percent

1

22

1

36

27

13

62.9

60.0

    Third 25 percent

1

18

2

37

26

17

64.3

60.0

    Highest 25 percent

1

18

1

30

25

25

66.9

65.0

        Highest 10 percent

17

29

25

27

68.2

66.0

Establishment characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goods-producing industries

3

14

1

37

27

19

65.2

60.0

    Construction

19

16

52

8

63.3

66.0

    Manufacturing

3

12

1

41

24

21

65.5

60.0

Service-providing industries

1

24

1

32

26

16

63.8

60.0

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

21

31

27

20

65.6

60.0

        Wholesale trade

12

40

32

13

64.4

60.0

        Retail trade

25

28

27

18

64.2

60.0

        Transportation and warehousing

23

27

17

31

69.9

60.0

        Utilities

35

37

71.2

67.0

    Information

23

31

27

19

64.3

60.0

    Financial activities

16

33

21

28

67.8

60.0

        Finance and insurance

14

30

22

32

69.4

66.0

            Credit intermediation and related activities

17

31

25

25

67.4

60.0

            Insurance carriers and related activities

10

34

20

34

70.1

66.0

        Real estate and rental and leasing

45

61.7

60.0

    Professional and business services

16

38

31

14

64.3

60.0

        Professional and technical services

13

38

31

17

65.9

60.0

        Administrative and waste services

22

37

36

1

59.9

60.0

    Education and health services

2

24

2

30

27

15

62.9

60.0

        Educational services

20

2

20

15

44

74.0

67.0

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

23

24

7

46

74.2

67.0

        Health care and social assistance

2

24

3

32

30

9

60.7

60.0

    Leisure and hospitality

49

1

28

18

4

57.2

58.0

        Accommodation and food services

52

1

25

18

4

56.9

50.0

    Other services

45

24

7

58.7

60.0

1 to 99 workers

1

26

1

31

31

11

62.2

60.0

    1 to 49 workers

26

29

33

10

62.3

60.0

    50 to 99 workers

25

34

26

14

62.2

60.0

100 workers or more

1

19

1

34

23

21

65.3

60.0

    100 to 499 workers

2

15

1

36

26

20

65.0

60.0

    500 workers or more

[1]

24

2

31

20

23

65.6

60.0

Geographic areas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New England

15

42

19

23

65.1

60.0

Middle Atlantic

40

9

42

7

61.0

60.0

East North Central

9

43

24

23

65.7

60.0

West North Central

8

45

19

25

66.1

60.0

South Atlantic

13

56

11

19

65.1

60.0

East South Central

47

4

60.2

60.0

West South Central

8

47

19

24

67.3

60.0

Mountain

1

47

13

26

66.5

60.0

Pacific

12

26

29

24

67.3

65.0

Footnotes:

1Less than 0.5 percent.

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.


NOTE: Because of rounding, sums of individual items may not equal totals. 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.