Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Labor Market Information Center

Employee Benefits

Percent of Employers Offering Benefits
Utilities Industry
2010
Firms that Employ
Full-Time Workers
Firms that Employ
Part-Time Workers
All
Firms
Insurance
Medical Insurance 100% 22% 100%
Family Medical Insurance 100% 19% 100%
Dental Insurance 54% 14% 54%
Family Dental Insurance 54% 14% 54%
Vision Insurance 31% 12% 31%
Life Insurance 100% 21% 100%
Short Term Disability Insurance 50% 21% 50%
Long Term Disability Insurance 56% 21% 56%
Leave
Paid Vacation Leave 99% 19% 99%
Paid Sick Leave 99% 11% 99%
Paid Holiday Leave 100% 43% 100%
Consolidated Leave 1% 1% 1%
Retirement
Retirement Plan 100% 44% 100%
Defined Contribution Plan 78% 44% 78%
Defined Benefit Plan 55% 13% 55%
Plan type not indicated 22% n/a 22%
Note: The plan types listed above will not add to the total. Some employers offer multiple types of retirement plans; therefore the types are not mutually exclusive.  
Other
Child Care Benefits n/a n/a n/a
Tuition/Education Assistance 44% 12% 44%
Bonuses 35% 10% 35%
Shifts 2% 2% 2%
Shift Differentials 1% 1% 1%

 

 

 

 




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