Time Off By Years of Experience and State

May 27, 2008    

When comparing employees with zero to five years of service, those in Missouri and Illinois have the most days, 23.3 and 22.3 respectively.

As the weather heats up, many healthcare employees have their eyes on vacation time. The number of days off varies by years of service and state.

When comparing employees with zero to five years of service, those in Missouri and Illinois have the most days, 23.3 and 22.3 respectively. Healthcare employees with 11 to 15 years of service have 30.6 days in Missouri and 29.8 in Iowa. In addition, Iowa has the largest maximum annual accrual amount.

Formal PTO Days for Full Time Employees

  Years of Service
State 0-5 6-10 11-15 16-20 20+ Max Annual Accrual
Iowa 21.1 26.3 29.8 31 31.8 39.7
Illinois 22.3 26.6 29.7 31.7 32.2 34
Indiana 19.8 24.6 28 29.6 30.2 35
Kentucky 21.9 25.4 29.2 30.3 31.2 33.2
Michigan 19.2 23.6 27 27.9 28.2 29.5
Missouri 23.3 27.7 30.6 32.8 33.4 34.1
Nebraska 20.7 25.4 28.5 30 30.7 36.5
Ohio 21.4 25.6 29.1 31.5 32.6 36.4
Tennessee 21 24.4 27.4 29.3 30.3 31.6

In addition to PTO programs, many healthcare providers offer an extended illness bank (EIB). The percentage offering this benefit to full and part-time employees varies widely by state. For example, the 2008 Healthcare eSurvey found Missouri healthcare providers offer EIBs to three-quarters of their full-time employees. However, Michigan organizations provide this benefit to less than a quarter of their full-time employees.

Percent Offering an Extended Illness Bank
State Full-Time Part-Time
Iowa 36.5% 36.5%
Illinois 65.8% 65.8%
Indiana 42.6% 42.6%
Kentucky 56.5% 51.6%
Michigan 23.7% 25.4%
Missouri 75.3% 74.1%
Nebraska 40% 37.8%
Ohio 45.9% 42.4%
Tennessee 60.6% 53.5%

About the Survey
The 2008 Healthcare eSurvey results feature data for more than 300 health care specific job titles and also contain data by bed size, number of employees, revenue and geography. The results provide a comprehensive summary of pay and benefits data tailored to the health care industry with an effective date of January 1, 2008. For further information about the compensation and benefits surveys, contact Amy Kaminski at (800) 300-9570 or akaminski@compdatasurveys.com.

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