Workers face stark differences in access to paid sick days, depending on what sector they work in: Share of private-sector workers with access to paid sick days, by sector, 2022

Sector Share of workers who with paid sick leave
Finance and insurance 98%
Utilities 95%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 94%
Information 93%
Wholesale trade 88%
Real estate and rental and leasing 86%
Health care and social assistance 86%
Transportation and warehousing 84%
Educational services 80%
Manufacturing 79%
Construction 69%
Other services (except public administration) 69%
Retail trade 68%
Admin, support, waste mgmt., remediation svcs. 65%
Leisure and hospitality 53%


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Compensation Survey 2022.

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