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

Table 11. Medical care benefits, single coverage: Employer and employee premiums by employee
contribution requirement, State and local government workers, National Compensation Survey, March 2012

(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

$452.04

30

$500.09

70

$431.34

$100.34

Worker characteristics

             

Management, professional, and related

100

454.13

30

507.02

70

431.13

104.07

    Professional and related

100

451.79

31

503.96

69

428.57

107.60

        Teachers

100

457.23

34

506.75

66

431.29

109.82

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

100

457.82

36

504.07

64

432.27

116.23

Service

100

448.32

30

483.20

70

433.67

96.14

    Protective service

100

465.53

30

499.90

70

450.92

99.22

Sales and office

100

456.00

30

503.93

70

435.55

94.91

    Office and administrative support

100

457.08

29

509.38

71

435.33

96.34

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

100

438.10

30

490.63

70

415.36

87.60

Production, transportation, and material moving

100

446.67

31

486.01

69

429.26

107.51

Full time

100

452.54

30

499.59

70

432.31

98.80

Part time

100

438.71

31

513.05

69

404.86

142.10

Union

100

495.23

35

540.14

65

470.74

116.58

Nonunion

100

409.64

25

444.62

75

397.97

86.59

Average wage within the following categories:1

             

    Lowest 25 percent

100

416.03

29

450.31

71

402.10

91.86

        Lowest 10 percent

100

401.17

26

401.55

74

401.04

84.44

    Second 25 percent

100

454.46

31

501.69

69

433.67

95.10

    Third 25 percent

100

458.60

30

509.88

70

436.17

94.20

    Highest 25 percent

100

468.37

30

521.90

70

445.09

114.41

        Highest 10 percent

100

488.61

34

530.41

66

467.14

107.93

Establishment characteristics

             

Service-providing industries

100

452.36

30

499.99

70

431.66

100.71

    Education and health services

100

441.95

31

494.55

69

418.34

105.79

        Educational services

100

443.00

31

493.64

69

419.85

106.36

            Elementary and secondary schools

100

445.41

34

497.49

66

418.88

114.58

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

100

434.22

24

474.30

76

421.56

80.85

        Healthcare and social assistance

100

434.91

28

501.30

72

408.59

102.12

            Hospitals

100

434.81

30

497.34

70

408.04

106.36

    Public administration

100

469.03

28

517.79

72

450.20

93.78

1 to 99 workers

100

457.25

43

504.30

57

421.59

79.06

    1 to 49 workers

100

450.86

37

488.25

63

428.61

71.97

    50 to 99 workers

100

464.88

50

518.56

50

411.06

89.68

100 workers or more

100

451.39

28

499.30

72

432.30

102.44

    100 to 499 workers

100

468.82

30

513.59

70

449.88

97.81

    500 workers or more

100

445.89

28

494.54

72

426.88

103.87

State government

100

446.51

19

538.20

81

425.12

82.83

Local government

100

454.16

34

492.04

66

434.29

108.66

Geographic areas

             

New England

100

519.86

14

523.28

86

519.31

118.88

Middle Atlantic

100

461.04

39

471.82

61

454.03

107.99

East North Central

100

483.80

21

548.21

79

466.57

79.03

West North Central

100

449.93

47

472.75

53

429.53

91.90

South Atlantic

100

419.79

21

467.40

79

406.79

85.62

East South Central

100

374.12

16

397.30

84

369.66

67.96

West South Central

100

380.12

40

430.37

60

346.19

114.24

Mountain

100

482.10

33

510.08

67

468.38

108.64

Pacific

100

522.74

35

625.64

65

468.50

141.13

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/glossary20112012.htm.