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

Table 10. Medical care benefits: Share of premiums paid by employer and
employee, civilian workers,1 National Compensation Survey, March 2012

(In percent)

Characteristics

Single coverage

Family coverage

Employer
share

Employee
share

Employer
share

Employee
share

All workers

81

19

69

31

Worker characteristics

       

Management, professional, and related

83

17

70

30

    Management, business, and financial

81

19

70

30

    Professional and related

83

17

70

30

        Teachers

86

14

66

34

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

87

13

65

35

        Registered nurses

80

20

71

29

Service

80

20

65

35

    Protective service

85

15

75

25

Sales and office

79

21

67

33

    Sales and related

74

26

64

36

    Office and administrative support

81

19

69

31

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

82

18

69

31

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

84

16

70

30

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

81

19

69

31

Production, transportation, and material moving

81

19

73

27

    Production

80

20

74

26

    Transportation and material moving

81

19

71

29

Full time

81

19

69

31

Part time

75

25

66

34

Union

88

12

80

20

Nonunion

79

21

66

34

Average wage within the following categories:2

       

    Lowest 25 percent

76

24

60

40

        Lowest 10 percent

75

25

60

40

    Second 25 percent

80

20

67

33

    Third 25 percent

82

18

70

30

    Highest 25 percent

83

17

72

28

        Highest 10 percent

83

17

74

26

Establishment characteristics

       

Goods-producing industries

82

18

74

26

Service-providing industries

81

19

68

32

    Education and health services

83

17

66

34

        Educational services

85

15

66

34

            Elementary and secondary schools

86

14

64

36

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

85

15

71

29

        Healthcare and social assistance

81

19

67

33

            Hospitals

82

18

74

26

    Public administration

88

12

77

23

1 to 99 workers

80

20

63

37

    1 to 49 workers

80

20

63

37

    50 to 99 workers

79

21

64

36

100 workers or more

82

18

72

28

    100 to 499 workers

80

20

69

31

    500 workers or more

83

17

74

26

Geographic areas

       

New England

77

23

72

28

Middle Atlantic

83

17

75

25

East North Central

81

19

74

26

West North Central

82

18

70

30

South Atlantic

80

20

64

36

East South Central

81

19

62

38

West South Central

81

19

63

37

Mountain

81

19

67

33

Pacific

82

18

68

32

1Includes workers in the private nonfarm economy
except those in private households, and workers in the
public sector, except the federal government. See
Technical Note for further explanation.


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/glossary20112012.htm.

2The 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&nb sp;details.