Taking stock of equity compensation
According to the 1999 Workplace and Employee Survey, about 816,000 or 10% of employees had a stock purchase plan.
Over a third of employees in the computer and telecommunications (CT) sector had a stock purchase plan in 1999.
The median hourly wage of stock purchase plan participants was $22, about $7 more than those with no plan. Overall, the prevalence of stock purchase plans rose with wages and salaries.
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