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

Table 12. Medical care benefits, single coverage: Employer and employee premiums by employee
contribution requirement, State and local government workers, National Compensation Survey, March 2011

(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

$443.22

34

$485.97

66

$421.65

$92.26

Worker characteristics

             

Management, professional, and related

100

445.93

34

491.98

66

422.49

94.26

    Professional and related

100

444.66

34

492.36

66

420.40

96.08

        Teachers

100

454.89

38

496.41

62

429.21

97.04

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

100

458.36

39

499.82

61

431.58

102.57

Service

100

438.05

33

471.35

67

421.76

89.60

    Protective service

100

450.12

33

488.22

67

431.35

92.81

Sales and office

100

444.61

33

488.81

67

423.24

87.47

    Office and administrative support

100

446.01

32

494.83

68

423.38

87.90

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

100

433.19

34

476.98

66

410.12

86.44

Production, transportation, and material moving

100

440.26

36

476.70

64

419.60

104.86

Full time

100

443.53

34

485.51

66

422.36

90.90

Part time

100

435.34

34

497.63

66

403.96

126.02

Union

100

488.39

38

529.05

62

463.91

102.50

Nonunion

100

400.12

30

433.91

70

385.88

83.58

Average wage within the following categories:1

             

    Lowest 25 percent

100

411.84

33

446.69

67

394.51

88.38

        Lowest 10 percent

100

393.68

30

396.84

70

392.32

80.13

    Second 25 percent

100

442.39

33

487.34

67

419.80

88.22

    Third 25 percent

100

446.03

34

482.23

66

427.00

86.41

    Highest 25 percent

100

463.50

33

515.65

67

437.73

102.60

        Highest 10 percent

100

486.81

38

522.16

62

465.53

97.08

Establishment characteristics

             

Service-providing industries

100

443.66

34

486.06

66

422.15

92.43

    Education and health services

100

436.40

34

482.84

66

412.43

94.82

        Educational services

100

438.47

35

481.37

65

414.89

94.84

            Elementary and secondary schools

100

444.42

38

488.63

62

417.54

102.48

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

100

419.28

28

449.71

72

407.33

74.88

        Health care and social assistance

100

422.53

24

497.07

76

398.36

94.70

            Hospitals

100

418.80

27

480.30

73

396.21

99.16

    Public administration

100

454.63

31

504.82

69

431.83

87.49

1 to 99 workers

100

446.39

43

484.57

57

417.07

84.92

    1 to 49 workers

100

435.97

41

458.62

59

420.54

82.67

    50 to 99 workers

100

459.71

47

513.08

53

412.06

88.15

100 workers or more

100

442.81

32

486.22

68

422.14

93.04

    100 to 499 workers

100

468.18

34

515.88

66

443.16

86.95

    500 workers or more

100

434.56

32

475.69

68

415.59

94.94

State government

100

431.72

21

507.16

79

411.96

77.96

Local government

100

447.63

38

481.58

62

426.44

99.32

Geographic areas

             

New England

100

510.20

17

520.15

83

508.22

106.92

Middle Atlantic

100

462.58

45

468.38

55

457.86

92.08

East North Central

100

489.33

25

572.64

75

461.05

70.61

West North Central

100

435.56

50

462.70

50

408.36

84.31

South Atlantic

100

406.39

33

442.02

67

389.07

84.57

East South Central

100

372.06

17

398.56

83

366.77

67.15

West South Central

100

371.15

42

412.32

58

341.47

112.27

Mountain

100

468.45

28

496.46

72

457.66

82.81

Pacific

100

505.20

33

611.51

67

452.45

124.78

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, 2010." 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/glossary20102011.htm.