Financial benefits: Access

Table 41. Financial benefits: Access, State and local government workers, National
Compensation Survey, March 2012

(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

Healthcare
reimburse-
ment
account

All workers

23

34

54

59

59

24

Worker characteristics

           

Management, professional, and related

24

36

56

63

60

25

    Professional and related

23

36

55

63

60

24

        Teachers

22

36

51

60

56

20

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

20

38

51

61

55

19

Service

20

28

49

54

56

24

    Protective service

22

29

57

59

58

28

Sales and office

23

35

55

60

60

26

    Office and administrative support

23

35

56

60

61

27

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

23

38

54

59

62

22

Production, transportation, and material moving

20

33

40

42

54

14

Full time

24

37

58

64

64

26

Part time

13

17

29

33

35

14

Union

19

32

56

63

62

29

Nonunion

25

36

52

56

56

20

Average wage within the following categories:1

           

    Lowest 25 percent

20

30

43

48

50

18

        Lowest 10 percent

16

24

35

40

48

14

    Second 25 percent

24

33

58

61

62

28

    Third 25 percent

23

38

59

64

62

29

    Highest 25 percent

23

36

56

65

63

24

        Highest 10 percent

21

31

51

62

62

25

Establishment characteristics

           

Service-providing industries

22

34

54

59

59

24

    Education and health services

23

36

54

62

59

22

        Educational services

24

36

53

62

59

21

            Elementary and secondary schools

20

36

50

58

56

19

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

34

36

63

72

73

27

        Healthcare and social assistance

20

38

59

62

54

30

            Hospitals

23

46

61

62

60

30

    Public administration

22

32

57

58

60

31

1 to 99 workers

20

23

33

38

44

19

    1 to 49 workers

18

20

32

34

40

14

    50 to 99 workers

22

27

34

44

50

28

100 workers or more

23

36

57

63

61

25

    100 to 499 workers

14

29

42

44

54

19

    500 workers or more

26

38

62

69

64

27

State government

32

35

73

75

79

41

Local government

19

34

48

54

53

19

Geographic areas

           

New England

15

7

42

41

55

Middle Atlantic

3

14

32

46

72

26

East North Central

21

16

40

46

54

24

West North Central

22

40

64

69

52

36

South Atlantic

33

46

64

69

56

24

East South Central

51

36

45

65

West South Central

18

36

67

70

65

17

Mountain

24

65

67

63

26

Pacific

27

48

65

68

53

28

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, 2010." 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/glossary20112012.htm.