benefits such as paid time off and medical insurance are some of the
additional ways workers are compensated in today’s workplace. The
frequency and types of benefits offered vary by industry and firm size.
Benefits are more common in some industrial sectors than in others,
full-time workers are more likely to have access to benefits than
part-time workers and workers in larger establishments are more likely to
be offered benefits than those in smaller establishments.
firms provide paid time off (combinations of vacation, personal and sick
leave) to their full-time workers and 73 percent offer health insurance to
full-time workers. Retirement plans and dental insurance are offered by
more than half of
employers. Other benefits offered to full-time workers include life
insurance (31%), tuition reimbursement (23%), and vision insurance (19%).
employers provide paid time off, 26 percent offer a retirement plan and 15
percent offer health insurance to their part-time workers. Other benefits
offered to part-time employees include dental insurance (15%), life
insurance (11%), tuition reimbursement (9%), and vision insurance (6%).
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