Figure 3. Average maximum match rates of workers, by industry and autoenrollment, 2009–2010 (in percent)
Industry Without autoenrollment With autoenrollment

Agriculture, mining, and construction

3.0 2.3


3.6 2.7

Transportation and public utilities

3.9 2.7

Wholesale trade

3.4 2.8

Retail trade

4.0 2.9

Financial services, insurance, and real estate

4.5 3.8

Other services

3.1 3.4

Note: Sample includes jobs covered by savings and thrift plans with flat match structures. Job-level weights were used to reflect the percentage of workers in the population.

Source: Authors’ calculations using National Compensation Survey restricted-use microdata extract, 2009–2010, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.