In Washington State, large companies are most likely to offer health insurance benefits.
Employer-provided benefits can make a crucial difference in meeting the needs of workers and their families. Family-friendly benefits include health care; child care; flexible schedules; telecommuting; retirement; paid sick leave, vacation, and holidays.
Although data about most benefits are available only at the state level, about a third of Washington’s workforce – and 41% of non-farm employees – live in King County.
- A substantial portion of small companies do not offer benefits.
- However, more than half of Washington’s workforce is employed by large companies, most of which offer benefits.
- In 2011, 84% of full-time employees were offered health insurance; 74% were offered retirement benefits; 61% were offered sick leave; 78% were offered vacation leave; 80% were offered holiday leave; and 40% were offered undesignated leave (data not shown).
- Child Care
- Child Care: Notes & Sources
- Birth to 5 Years
- 6 to 14 Years
- Employment Benefits
- Employment Benefits: Notes & Sources
- Standard Benefits
- On-Site Child Care
- Child Rearing
- Reading/Telling Stories