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Medical plans: Share of premiums paid by employer and employee Data Table

Table 6. Medical plans: Share of premiums paid by employer and employee,
State and local government workers, National Compensation Survey, March
2008

(In percent)

Characteristics

Single coverage

Family coverage

Employer
share

Employee
share

Employer
share

Employee
share

All workers

90

10

73

27

Worker characteristics

       

Management, professional, and related

90

10

72

28

    Professional and related

90

10

72

28

        Teachers

91

9

70

30

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

90

10

68

32

        Registered nurses

86

14

75

25

Service

90

10

75

25

    Protective service

91

9

79

21

Sales and office

90

10

75

25

    Office and administrative support

90

10

75

25

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

90

10

75

25

Production, transportation, and material moving

91

9

75

25

Full time

90

10

73

27

Part time

88

12

76

24

Union

91

9

81

19

Nonunion

89

11

66

34

Average wage within the following percentiles:1

       

    Less than 10

90

10

61

39

    10 to under 25

89

11

69

31

    25 to under 50

90

10

75

25

    50 to under 75

91

9

74

26

    75 to under 90

90

10

73

27

    90 or greater

91

9

81

19

Establishment characteristics

       

Service-providing industries

90

10

73

27

    Education and health services

90

10

70

30

        Educational services

90

10

69

31

            Elementary and secondary schools

90

10

68

32

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

90

10

73

27

        Health care and social assistance

87

13

75

25

            Hospitals

87

13

74

26

    Public administration

90

10

79

21

1 to 99 workers

92

8

72

28

    1 to 49 workers

92

8

70

30

    50 to 99 workers

91

9

74

26

100 workers or more

90

10

74

26

    100 to 499 workers

91

9

74

26

    500 workers or more

90

10

73

27

State government

89

11

75

25

Local government

91

9

73

27

Geographic areas

       

New England

88

12

83

17

Middle Atlantic

94

6

92

8

East North Central

91

9

85

15

West North Central

91

9

71

29

South Atlantic

88

12

65

35

East South Central

92

8

58

42

West South Central

88

12

54

46

Mountain

92

8

69

31

Pacific

89

11

79

21

Footnotes:

1The percentile groupings are based on the average wage for each occupation surveyed, which may include workers both above and below the threshold. The percentile values are based on the estimates published in the "National Compensation Survey: Occupational Earnings in the United States, 2007." See Technical Note for more details.


NOTE: Because of rounding, sums of individual items may not equal totals.