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,  private industry workers,  National Compensation Survey, March
2009

(In percent)

Characteristics

Single coverage

Family coverage

Employer
share

Employee
share

Employer
share

Employee
share

All workers

80

20

70

30

Worker characteristics

       

Management, professional, and related

81

19

71

29

    Management, business, and financial

81

19

71

29

    Professional and related

81

19

71

29

Service

78

22

66

34

    Protective service

71

29

66

34

Sales and office

79

21

67

33

    Sales and related

76

24

64

36

    Office and administrative support

81

19

69

31

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

82

18

71

29

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

85

15

72

28

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

80

20

71

29

Production, transportation, and material moving

82

18

74

26

    Production

82

18

75

25

    Transportation and material moving

82

18

73

27

Full time

81

19

70

30

Part time

78

22

67

33

Union

90

10

86

14

Nonunion

79

21

67

33

Wage percentiles:1

       

    Lowest 10 percent

75

25

63

37

    Lowest 25 percent

76

24

63

37

    Second 25 percent

79

21

67

33

    Third 25 percent

81

19

70

30

    Highest 25 percent

83

17

74

26

    Highest 10 percent

82

18

74

26

Establishment characteristics

       

Goods-producing industries

82

18

75

25

    Construction

84

16

69

31

    Manufacturing

82

18

76

24

Service-providing industries

80

20

68

32

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

78

22

68

32

        Wholesale trade

81

19

70

30

        Retail trade

75

25

64

36

        Transportation and warehousing

81

19

73

27

        Utilities

84

16

79

21

    Information

83

17

77

23

    Financial activities

82

18

70

30

        Finance and insurance

81

19

71

29

            Credit intermediation and related activities

80

20

68

32

            Insurance carriers and related activities

82

18

72

28

        Real estate and rental and leasing

84

16

67

33

    Professional and business services

79

21

68

32

        Professional and technical services

80

20

66

34

        Administrative and waste services

75

25

66

34

    Education and health services

82

18

68

32

        Educational services

82

18

68

32

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

80

20

69

31

        Health care and social assistance

82

18

68

32

    Leisure and hospitality

76

24

65

35

        Accommodation and food services

75

25

64

36

    Other services

83

17

67

33

1 to 99 workers

80

20

66

34

    1 to 49 workers

81

19

66

34

    50 to 99 workers

79

21

66

34

100 workers or more

81

19

73

27

    100 to 499 workers

80

20

70

30

    500 workers or more

81

19

76

24

Geographic areas

       

New England

78

22

71

29

Middle Atlantic

82

18

74

26

East North Central

79

21

73

27

West North Central

80

20

71

29

South Atlantic

79

21

66

34

East South Central

78

22

66

34

West South Central

82

18

66

34

Mountain

79

21

67

33

Pacific

84

16

71

29

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.