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,  private industry workers,  National Compensation Survey, March
2010

(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

82

18

72

28

Service

78

22

65

35

    Protective service

74

26

63

37

Sales and office

79

21

67

33

    Sales and related

76

24

64

36

    Office and administrative support

80

20

68

32

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

82

18

69

31

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

84

16

68

32

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

81

19

70

30

Production, transportation, and material moving

81

19

73

27

    Production

81

19

74

26

    Transportation and material moving

81

19

72

28

Full time

80

20

70

30

Part time

79

21

69

31

Union

89

11

83

17

Nonunion

79

21

67

33

Average wage within the following categories:1

 

 

 

 

    Lowest 25 percent

77

23

63

37

        Lowest 10 percent

75

25

62

38

    Second 25 percent

79

21

66

34

    Third 25 percent

81

19

70

30

    Highest 25 percent

82

18

74

26

        Highest 10 percent

82

18

75

25

Establishment characteristics

 

 

 

 

Goods-producing industries

82

18

74

26

    Construction

82

18

65

35

    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

63

37

        Transportation and warehousing

82

18

75

25

        Utilities

85

15

80

20

    Information

83

17

77

23

    Financial activities

81

19

70

30

        Finance and insurance

81

19

71

29

            Credit intermediation and related activities

80

20

69

31

            Insurance carriers and related activities

81

19

71

29

        Real estate and rental and leasing

83

17

64

36

    Professional and business services

79

21

68

32

        Professional and technical services

80

20

68

32

        Administrative and waste services

75

25

64

36

    Education and health services

82

18

68

32

        Educational services

80

20

66

34

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

79

21

69

31

        Health care and social assistance

82

18

68

32

    Leisure and hospitality

74

26

62

38

        Accommodation and food services

73

27

62

38

    Other services

81

19

66

34

1 to 99 workers

80

20

65

35

    1 to 49 workers

80

20

64

36

    50 to 99 workers

79

21

66

34

100 workers or more

81

19

73

27

    100 to 499 workers

79

21

70

30

    500 workers or more

82

18

77

23

Geographic areas

 

 

 

 

New England

78

22

72

28

Middle Atlantic

82

18

73

27

East North Central

80

20

74

26

West North Central

80

20

71

29

South Atlantic

78

22

65

35

East South Central

77

23

65

35

West South Central

81

19

66

34

Mountain

81

19

69

31

Pacific

82

18

69

31

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.