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

Table 11. Medical care benefits: Share of premiums paid by employer and
employee,  State and local government workers, National Compensation
Survey, March 2010

(In percent)

Characteristics

Single coverage

Family coverage

Employer
share

Employee
share

Employer
share

Employee
share

All workers

89

11

73

27

Worker characteristics

 

 

 

 

Management, professional, and related

89

11

72

28

    Professional and related

88

12

71

29

        Teachers

89

11

70

30

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

89

11

69

31

Service

89

11

74

26

    Protective service

89

11

78

22

Sales and office

89

11

74

26

    Office and administrative support

89

11

74

26

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

90

10

76

24

Production, transportation, and material moving

89

11

74

26

Full time

89

11

73

27

Part time

86

14

74

26

Union

90

10

81

19

Nonunion

89

11

65

35

Average wage within the following categories:1

 

 

 

 

    Lowest 25 percent

89

11

66

34

        Lowest 10 percent

89

11

60

40

    Second 25 percent

89

11

75

25

    Third 25 percent

90

10

73

27

    Highest 25 percent

88

12

76

24

        Highest 10 percent

89

11

81

19

Establishment characteristics

 

 

 

 

Service-providing industries

89

11

73

27

    Education and health services

89

11

70

30

        Educational services

89

11

69

31

            Elementary and secondary schools

89

11

68

32

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

89

11

72

28

        Health care and social assistance

86

14

74

26

            Hospitals

86

14

74

26

    Public administration

89

11

79

21

1 to 99 workers

91

9

71

29

    1 to 49 workers

92

8

71

29

    50 to 99 workers

90

10

71

29

100 workers or more

89

11

73

27

    100 to 499 workers

90

10

73

27

    500 workers or more

88

12

73

27

State government

88

12

75

25

Local government

90

10

72

28

Geographic areas

 

 

 

 

New England

85

15

82

18

Middle Atlantic

92

8

90

10

East North Central

90

10

85

15

West North Central

90

10

70

30

South Atlantic

88

12

66

34

East South Central

91

9

59

41

West South Central

87

13

54

46

Mountain

90

10

69

31

Pacific

87

13

79

21

Footnotes:

1The categories are based on the average wage for each occupation surveyed, which may include workers with
earnings both above and below the threshold. The average wages are based on the estimates published in the
"National Compensation Survey: Occupational Earnings in the United States, 2009." 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/glossary20092010.htm.