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Medical plans, single coverage: Employer and employee premiums by employee contribution requirement Data Table

Table 7. Medical plans, single coverage: Employer and employee premiums by employee contribution
requirement, private industry workers, National Compensation Survey, March 2008

(All workers with single coverage medical plans = 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

$309.03

23

$405.08

77

$279.98

$87.69

Worker characteristics

             

Management, professional, and related

100

311.76

21

379.85

79

293.57

85.76

    Management, business, and financial

100

302.81

20

396.84

80

279.73

82.79

    Professional and related

100

317.00

22

370.90

78

301.89

87.54

Service

100

284.89

18

415.79

82

255.97

96.00

Sales and office

100

292.51

20

370.91

80

272.93

89.62

    Sales and related

100

268.85

18

344.91

82

252.66

94.37

    Office and administrative support

100

304.40

21

381.71

79

283.58

87.13

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

100

361.73

37

484.14

63

289.47

91.34

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

100

424.68

49

539.91

51

315.73

89.62

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

100

298.84

26

378.59

74

271.32

92.53

Production, transportation, and material moving

100

311.30

26

402.30

74

279.78

80.93

    Production

100

317.12

25

393.18

75

292.34

81.03

    Transportation and material moving

100

303.90

27

412.78

73

263.19

80.80

Full time

100

309.98

23

405.59

77

280.87

86.74

Part time

100

295.22

22

396.88

78

267.12

101.39

Union

100

433.77

51

504.50

49

360.62

67.89

Nonunion

100

286.09

18

353.85

82

271.07

89.88

Average wage within the following percentiles:1

             

    Less than 10

100

235.97

11

295.31

89

228.78

90.30

    10 to under 25

100

260.36

17

323.19

83

247.75

97.35

    25 to under 50

100

287.36

19

366.33

81

268.98

89.06

    50 to under 75

100

312.98

26

401.25

74

282.27

85.68

    75 to under 90

100

348.99

30

453.95

70

303.86

86.08

    90 or greater

100

327.38

22

428.20

78

298.14

84.22

Establishment characteristics

             

Goods-producing industries

100

337.35

29

448.93

71

292.68

81.68

    Construction

100

414.31

49

535.52

51

299.41

98.40

    Manufacturing

100

311.99

22

388.61

78

290.11

77.36

Service-providing industries

100

$299.14

21

$384.57

79

$275.95

$89.60

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

100

282.08

21

367.92

79

259.06

88.42

        Wholesale trade

100

288.78

23

350.70

77

270.55

84.90

        Retail trade

100

266.02

19

370.64

81

242.21

96.99

        Transportation and warehousing

100

298.75

26

385.11

74

269.10

76.32

        Utilities

100

327.97

17

367.75

83

319.94

73.06

    Information

100

320.05

24

393.29

76

296.66

85.09

    Financial activities

100

300.79

22

403.20

78

272.30

84.84

        Finance and insurance

100

296.52

19

391.01

81

274.50

84.76

            Credit intermediation and related activities

100

288.55

17

386.33

83

267.94

85.55

            Insurance carriers and related activities

100

310.55

21

400.56

79

287.08

84.31

        Real estate and rental and leasing

100

321.69

36

434.69

64

258.73

85.29

    Professional and business services

100

299.83

22

398.51

78

272.62

89.16

        Professional and technical services

100

306.24

25

386.75

75

279.27

85.66

        Administrative and waste services

100

288.53

19

425.31

81

257.42

98.95

    Education and health services

100

332.85

20

384.09

80

319.72

92.29

        Educational services

100

346.84

23

444.27

77

317.69

91.45

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

100

343.19

21

398.98

79

328.73

97.86

        Health care and social assistance

100

330.27

20

371.29

80

320.07

92.43

    Leisure and hospitality

100

249.93

        Accommodation and food services

100

251.22

    Other services

100

310.86

39

376.49

61

269.10

100.52

1 to 99 workers

100

307.05

32

402.10

68

262.99

97.50

    1 to 49 workers

100

304.89

34

385.20

66

264.00

99.81

    50 to 99 workers

100

311.76

27

447.59

73

261.01

92.95

100 workers or more

100

310.49

17

409.14

83

290.24

81.76

    100 to 499 workers

100

311.51

17

436.59

83

285.67

82.25

    500 workers or more

100

309.41

17

380.00

83

295.02

81.26

Geographic areas

             

Metropolitan areas

100

311.98

24

414.09

76

280.25

87.78

Nonmetropolitan areas

100

291.48

20

342.48

80

278.44

87.15

New England

100

323.12

17

502.31

83

287.02

107.35

Middle Atlantic

100

326.16

26

415.44

74

294.02

85.74

East North Central

100

314.44

22

435.53

78

279.52

85.45

West North Central

100

319.08

24

418.89

76

287.16

84.23

South Atlantic

100

284.36

19

346.21

81

270.21

88.00

East South Central

100

272.85

15

325.52

85

263.41

93.36

West South Central

100

304.06

21

374.82

79

285.55

83.76

Mountain

100

313.50

23

455.43

77

272.25

91.95

Pacific

100

320.05

33

403.14

67

279.86

84.26

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. Dash indicates no workers in this category or data did not meet publication criteria.