Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Labor Market Information Center

Employee Benefits

Percent of Employees Offered Benefits
Utilities Industry
2010
Full-Time Percent Offered Part-Time Percent Offered
Insurance
Medical Insurance 100% 26%
Family Medical Insurance 100% 22%
Dental Insurance 54% 21%
Family Dental Insurance 54% 21%
Vision Insurance 45% 18%
Life Insurance 100% 25%
Short Term Disability Insurance 71% 25%
Long Term Disability Insurance 93% 25%
Leave
Paid Vacation Leave 92% 22%
Paid Sick Leave 92% 16%
Paid Holiday Leave 100% 26%
Consolidated Leave 8% 4%
Retirement
Retirement Plan 100% 39%
Defined Contribution Plan 96% 37%
Defined Benefit Plan 89% 19%
Plan type not indicated 4% n/a
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
Tuition/Education Assistance 75% 20%
Bonuses 39% 15%
Shifts 18% 6%
Shift Differentials 8% 4%

 




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700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
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Fax. 605.773.6184