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

Table 12. Medical care benefits, single coverage: Employer and employee premiums by employee
contribution requirement, private industry workers,  National Compensation Survey, March 2010

(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

$335.88

20

$432.72

80

$311.77

$99.07

Worker characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management, professional, and related

100

348.55

18

423.18

82

332.52

97.05

    Management, business, and financial

100

342.18

17

430.22

83

323.65

98.89

    Professional and related

100

351.96

18

419.51

82

337.29

96.06

Service

100

326.39

17

484.46

83

294.83

100.12

    Protective service

100

287.35

12

346.23

88

279.46

111.79

Sales and office

100

324.98

16

425.52

84

305.17

101.75

    Sales and related

100

301.50

15

388.36

85

285.65

110.63

    Office and administrative support

100

336.34

17

441.90

83

314.79

97.37

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

100

329.75

34

412.76

66

286.05

104.28

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

100

334.90

42

419.07

58

273.08

104.15

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

100

325.31

28

404.47

72

294.95

104.36

Production, transportation, and material moving

100

339.90

23

445.67

77

308.67

95.33

    Production

100

333.67

21

430.92

79

308.24

93.10

    Transportation and material moving

100

347.77

25

460.85

75

309.25

98.32

Full time

100

334.92

20

431.35

80

311.19

98.11

Part time

100

349.06

22

449.49

78

320.11

112.75

Union

100

420.51

45

495.53

55

358.27

89.05

Nonunion

100

320.74

15

399.63

85

306.40

100.22

Average wage within the following categories:1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Lowest 25 percent

100

304.27

16

401.81

84

285.91

102.46

        Lowest 10 percent

100

280.66

14

402.48

86

260.81

101.39

    Second 25 percent

100

317.19

17

413.57

83

297.66

100.62

    Third 25 percent

100

341.22

21

444.39

79

314.52

97.43

    Highest 25 percent

100

357.01

23

441.94

77

331.33

97.91

        Highest 10 percent

100

355.48

20

434.14

80

335.56

96.12

Establishment characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goods-producing industries

100

332.97

24

415.53

76

307.42

89.59

    Construction

100

326.97

42

420.32

58

259.86

109.73

    Manufacturing

100

332.47

18

408.97

82

315.28

85.60

Service-providing industries

100

336.75

19

439.23

81

313.00

101.75

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

100

318.16

20

411.87

80

294.27

105.18

        Wholesale trade

100

325.59

23

427.88

77

294.48

101.03

        Retail trade

100

299.37

18

389.26

82

280.17

115.26

        Transportation and warehousing

100

345.45

22

438.33

78

318.92

91.66

        Utilities

100

348.68

22

382.31

78

339.05

78.54

    Information

100

360.41

23

473.72

77

326.60

90.78

    Financial activities

100

333.95

17

415.61

83

317.07

95.29

        Finance and insurance

100

334.38

14

419.84

86

320.08

93.26

            Credit intermediation and related activities

100

330.50

12

402.10

88

320.31

93.37

            Insurance carriers and related activities

100

337.04

14

432.91

86

320.92

92.52

        Real estate and rental and leasing

100

331.72

32

405.67

68

297.66

108.38

    Professional and business services

100

338.47

21

454.87

79

306.70

109.26

        Professional and technical services

100

339.66

24

437.66

76

308.41

105.45

        Administrative and waste services

100

339.83

18

541.33

82

295.41

120.19

    Education and health services

100

367.88

15

457.31

85

352.01

96.59

        Educational services

100

372.26

13

473.05

87

356.80

107.73

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

100

370.29

8

443.73

92

364.22

109.07

        Health care and social assistance

100

367.12

15

454.96

85

351.16

94.62

    Leisure and hospitality

100

281.38

13

471.11

87

252.34

102.72

        Accommodation and food services

100

276.12

11

508.92

89

248.75

101.89

    Other services

100

349.68

32

450.56

68

302.07

109.18

1 to 99 workers

100

325.52

27

417.93

73

290.73

109.20

    1 to 49 workers

100

330.38

30

421.87

70

291.98

111.62

    50 to 99 workers

100

314.12

22

405.60

78

288.09

104.06

100 workers or more

100

343.82

14

454.53

86

325.45

92.48

    100 to 499 workers

100

336.86

14

437.65

86

320.58

95.86

    500 workers or more

100

351.87

15

473.06

85

331.11

88.54

Geographic areas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New England

100

341.59

13

433.05

87

328.09

112.71

Middle Atlantic

100

370.93

23

491.34

77

335.04

102.25

East North Central

100

332.76

18

415.74

82

314.39

95.58

West North Central

100

333.97

18

424.65

82

313.96

97.02

South Atlantic

100

313.93

14

381.61

86

302.60

100.22

East South Central

100

311.32

14

403.16

86

295.95

99.39

West South Central

100

338.30

22

417.68

78

315.77

95.44

Pacific

100

340.97

28

443.77

72

300.56

98.64

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.