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, State and local government workers, 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

$416.36

38

$441.77

62

$400.86

$77.67

Worker characteristics

             

Management, professional, and related

100

423.65

38

447.89

62

408.74

81.70

    Professional and related

100

423.37

39

451.40

61

405.70

83.64

        Teachers

100

433.77

43

454.58

57

418.24

87.51

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

100

441.39

42

469.08

58

421.04

91.33

        Registered nurses

100

391.26

27

431.87

73

376.35

79.31

Service

100

403.68

37

425.05

63

390.95

73.81

    Protective service

100

408.88

35

437.31

65

393.26

69.37

Sales and office

100

409.23

38

443.56

62

388.57

72.47

    Office and administrative support

100

411.46

37

448.83

63

389.47

73.12

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

100

410.03

34

432.37

66

398.27

71.16

Production, transportation, and material moving

100

413.37

44

443.83

56

389.25

69.07

Full time

100

415.80

38

440.62

62

400.60

76.79

Part time

100

429.26

36

470.34

64

406.51

97.38

Union

100

452.82

41

485.98

59

429.62

80.98

Nonunion

100

381.83

35

392.22

65

376.29

74.84

Wage percentiles:1

             

    Lowest 10 percent

100

365.90

37

368.75

63

364.22

85.67

    Lowest 25 percent

100

389.53

40

409.23

60

376.41

80.31

    Second 25 percent

100

409.87

37

441.04

63

391.37

73.00

    Third 25 percent

100

412.43

38

427.91

62

403.03

72.77

    Highest 25 percent

100

441.16

37

475.11

63

421.13

83.17

    Highest 10 percent

100

450.03

39

472.53

61

435.87

79.58

Establishment characteristics

             

Service-providing industries

100

417.03

38

441.84

62

401.77

77.78

    Education and health services

100

413.92

39

435.11

61

400.40

83.52

        Educational services

100

417.35

40

434.95

60

405.40

85.10

            Elementary and secondary schools

100

425.44

42

445.76

58

410.47

91.27

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

100

388.30

34

389.39

66

387.73

68.12

        Health care and social assistance

100

391.51

29

436.56

71

372.83

74.80

            Hospitals

100

380.17

34

420.27

66

359.77

76.00

    Public administration

100

417.62

35

452.03

65

399.24

69.21

1 to 99 workers

100

425.67

45

440.19

55

413.91

72.87

    1 to 49 workers

100

410.87

45

421.75

55

402.03

69.41

    50 to 99 workers

100

444.07

45

463.26

55

428.62

77.17

100 workers or more

100

415.15

37

442.02

63

399.37

78.21

    100 to 499 workers

100

435.68

42

477.80

58

405.21

79.44

    500 workers or more

100

408.25

35

427.73

65

397.61

77.84

State government

100

400.35

27

443.65

73

384.49

69.82

Local government

100

422.53

42

441.31

58

408.85

81.50

Geographic areas

             

New England

100

453.76

28

483.06

72

442.53

96.99

Middle Atlantic

100

411.94

52

408.49

48

415.66

68.08

East North Central

100

459.18

26

534.25

74

432.99

64.64

West North Central

100

397.53

47

424.90

53

373.12

85.63

South Atlantic

100

374.06

30

391.50

70

366.47

73.28

East South Central

100

386.66

46

381.11

54

391.45

72.18

West South Central

100

347.19

41

364.42

59

335.01

98.42

Mountain

100

439.86

37

473.69

63

420.28

68.58

Pacific

100

492.74

36

576.83

64

445.35

83.02

Footnotes:

1The 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.