Medical care benefits: Share of premiums paid by employer and employee Data Table

Table 10. Medical care benefits: Share of premiums paid by employer and
employee, civilian workers,1 National Compensation Survey, March 2009

(In percent)

Characteristics

Single coverage

Family coverage

Employer
share

Employee
share

Employer
share

Employee
share

All workers

82

18

71

29

Worker characteristics

       

Management, professional, and related

84

16

71

29

    Management, business, and financial

83

17

72

28

    Professional and related

84

16

71

29

        Teachers

89

11

69

31

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

89

11

67

33

        Registered nurses

82

18

71

29

Service

82

18

69

31

    Protective service

85

15

76

24

Sales and office

80

20

68

32

    Sales and related

76

24

65

35

    Office and administrative support

82

18

70

30

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

83

17

72

28

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

85

15

73

27

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

81

19

71

29

Production, transportation, and material moving

82

18

74

26

    Production

82

18

75

25

    Transportation and material moving

83

17

73

27

Full time

83

17

71

29

Part time

79

21

68

32

Union

91

9

84

16

Nonunion

80

20

67

33

Wage percentiles:2

       

    Lowest 10 percent

75

25

61

39

    Lowest 25 percent

77

23

63

37

    Second 25 percent

81

19

68

32

    Third 25 percent

83

17

72

28

    Highest 25 percent

85

15

74

26

    Highest 10 percent

85

15

76

24

Establishment characteristics

       

Goods-producing industries

82

18

75

25

Service-providing industries

82

18

70

30

    Education and health services

85

15

69

31

        Educational services

88

12

69

31

            Elementary and secondary schools

89

11

68

32

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

87

13

71

29

        Health care and social assistance

83

17

69

31

            Hospitals

82

18

74

26

    Public administration

90

10

79

21

1 to 99 workers

81

19

66

34

    1 to 49 workers

81

19

66

34

    50 to 99 workers

81

19

67

33

100 workers or more

83

17

73

27

    100 to 499 workers

82

18

71

29

    500 workers or more

85

15

75

25

Geographic areas

       

New England

79

21

73

27

Middle Atlantic

84

16

77

23

East North Central

81

19

75

25

West North Central

82

18

71

29

South Atlantic

81

19

66

34

East South Central

81

19

64

36

West South Central

83

17

63

37

Mountain

82

18

67

33

Pacific

85

15

73

27

Footnotes:

1Includes workers in the private nonfarm economy except those in private households, and workers in the public
sector, except the federal government. See Technical Note for further explanation.

2The percentile groupings are based on the average wage for each occupation surveyed, which may include
workers both above and below the threshold. The percentile values are based on the estimates published in the
"National Compensation Survey: Occupational Earnings in the United States, 2008." See Technical Note for more
details.

NOTE: Because of rounding, sums of individual items may not equal totals. For definitions of major plans, key
provisions, and related terms, see the "Glossary of Employee Benefit Terms" at
www.bls.gov/ncs/ebs/glossary20082009.htm.