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

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

(In percent)

Characteristics

Single coverage

Family coverage

Employer
share

Employee
share

Employer
share

Employee
share

All workers

79

21

68

32

Worker characteristics

       

Management, professional, and related

81

19

70

30

    Management, business, and financial

80

20

69

31

    Professional and related

81

19

71

29

Service

77

23

61

39

    Protective service

77

23

63

37

Sales and office

78

22

67

33

    Sales and related

74

26

64

36

    Office and administrative support

79

21

68

32

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

81

19

69

31

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

83

17

69

31

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

80

20

69

31

Production, transportation, and material moving

80

20

73

27

    Production

80

20

73

27

    Transportation and material moving

80

20

72

28

Full time

80

20

69

31

Part time

74

26

66

34

Union

88

12

83

17

Nonunion

78

22

66

34

Average wage within the following categories:1

       

    Lowest 25 percent

75

25

60

40

        Lowest 10 percent

72

28

58

42

    Second 25 percent

78

22

66

34

    Third 25 percent

80

20

68

32

    Highest 25 percent

81

19

72

28

        Highest 10 percent

82

18

73

27

Establishment characteristics

       

Goods-producing industries

82

18

74

26

    Construction

82

18

66

34

    Manufacturing

81

19

76

24

Service-providing industries

79

21

67

33

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

77

23

68

32

        Wholesale trade

80

20

69

31

        Retail trade

73

27

63

37

        Transportation and warehousing

81

19

76

24

        Utilities

84

16

80

20

    Information

84

16

77

23

    Financial activities

81

19

70

30

        Finance and insurance

80

20

71

29

            Credit intermediation and related activities

81

19

70

30

            Insurance carriers and related activities

80

20

72

28

        Real estate and rental and leasing

84

16

63

37

    Professional and business services

78

22

66

34

        Professional and technical services

79

21

65

35

        Administrative and waste services

74

26

63

37

    Education and health services

80

20

65

35

        Educational services

79

21

64

36

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

79

21

69

31

        Healthcare and social assistance

80

20

66

34

    Leisure and hospitality

75

25

57

43

        Accommodation and food services

71

29

58

42

    Other services

80

20

64

36

1 to 99 workers

79

21

63

37

    1 to 49 workers

79

21

63

37

    50 to 99 workers

78

22

63

37

100 workers or more

80

20

73

27

    100 to 499 workers

79

21

69

31

    500 workers or more

81

19

77

23

Geographic areas

       

New England

75

25

71

29

Middle Atlantic

81

19

72

28

East North Central

80

20

72

28

West North Central

79

21

70

30

South Atlantic

78

22

64

36

East South Central

78

22

66

34

West South Central

80

20

66

34

Mountain

79

21

67

33

Pacific

81

19

66

34

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&nb sp;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.