Medical care benefits, single coverage: Employer and employee premiums by employee contribution requirement Data Table

Table 11. Medical care benefits, single coverage: Employer and employee premiums by employee
contribution requirement, civilian workers,1 National Compensation Survey, March 2009

(All workers with single coverage medical care benefits = 100 percent)

Characteristics

Total

Employee contribution not
required

Employee contribution required

Percent of
participating
employees

Average
flat monthly
employer
premium

Percent of
participating
employees

Average
flat monthly
employer
premium

Percent of
participating
employees

Average
flat monthly
employer
premium

Average
flat monthly
employee
contribution

All workers

100

$338.32

25

$421.70

75

$310.28

$89.86

Worker characteristics

             

Management, professional, and related

100

358.98

26

421.84

74

337.25

88.05

    Management, business, and financial

100

344.27

22

433.10

78

318.93

84.91

    Professional and related

100

365.16

27

417.97

73

345.48

89.45

        Teachers

100

423.14

39

452.32

61

404.23

90.71

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

100

434.90

41

466.25

59

412.97

92.11

        Registered nurses

100

368.70

19

441.13

81

351.59

94.73

Service

100

337.83

24

435.46

76

306.35

90.90

    Protective service

100

359.38

28

433.16

72

330.36

77.08

Sales and office

100

313.49

21

390.43

79

293.49

93.30

    Sales and related

100

270.80

16

344.55

84

256.68

101.43

    Office and administrative support

100

331.24

23

404.05

77

310.07

89.64

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

100

355.81

36

460.21

64

296.79

94.84

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

100

391.06

44

497.15

56

306.99

97.59

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

100

321.77

28

404.47

72

289.12

92.78

Production, transportation, and material moving

100

320.35

25

415.75

75

288.63

84.63

    Production

100

317.87

22

402.93

78

293.72

84.29

    Transportation and material moving

100

323.42

28

428.09

72

281.73

85.09

Full time

100

338.53

25

420.43

75

310.91

88.83

Part time

100

334.88

24

443.36

76

299.98

106.66

Union

100

440.51

46

498.94

54

391.71

80.13

Nonunion

100

309.24

19

370.09

81

294.62

91.73

Wage percentiles:2

             

    Lowest 10 percent

100

263.32

16

342.19

84

248.09

96.89

    Lowest 25 percent

100

285.05

17

346.86

83

271.99

98.82

    Second 25 percent

100

315.71

22

392.17

78

294.03

91.49

    Third 25 percent

100

343.86

27

426.04

73

314.00

87.70

    Highest 25 percent

100

370.23

29

451.72

71

336.82

86.56

    Highest 10 percent

100

372.96

26

453.91

74

344.14

85.47

Establishment characteristics

             

Goods-producing industries

100

331.11

26

438.85

74

293.05

86.85

Service-providing industries

100

340.09

25

417.30

75

314.43

90.59

    Education and health services

100

379.06

28

424.64

72

361.70

89.99

        Educational services

100

408.04

37

436.73

63

391.49

88.04

            Elementary and secondary schools

100

420.76

41

444.86

59

403.73

91.21

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

100

377.84

26

395.20

74

371.65

82.85

        Health care and social assistance

100

351.78

19

402.83

81

339.72

91.44

            Hospitals

100

358.23

14

421.97

86

347.44

87.02

    Public administration

100

417.62

35

452.03

65

399.24

69.21

1 to 99 workers

100

319.04

31

405.88

69

280.00

100.42

    1 to 49 workers

100

317.61

33

395.44

67

279.44

102.82

    50 to 99 workers

100

322.15

27

433.71

73

281.13

95.62

100 workers or more

100

349.24

22

434.41

78

325.41

84.58

    100 to 499 workers

100

339.39

20

450.29

80

312.00

87.37

    500 workers or more

100

357.17

24

423.66

76

336.72

82.23

Geographic areas

             

New England

100

347.41

20

464.84

80

318.85

106.55

Middle Atlantic

100

354.33

30

415.86

70

328.02

88.27

East North Central

100

340.85

21

456.89

79

310.37

88.44

West North Central

100

340.63

26

430.69

74

309.30

87.34

South Atlantic

100

312.61

19

370.39

81

298.85

90.06

East South Central

100

311.17

26

362.93

74

293.29

93.61

West South Central

100

323.78

26

377.58

74

305.01

90.00

Mountain

100

337.29

25

451.66

75

300.16

93.24

Pacific

100

365.44

33

457.51

67

320.60

84.48

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.