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

Table 10. Medical care benefits: Share of premiums paid by employer and
employee, State and local government workers, March 2016
(In percent)
Characteristics Single coverage Family coverage
Employer
share
Employee
share
Employer
share
Employee
share
All workers
87
13
71
29
Worker characteristics
       
Management, professional, and related
87
13
69
31
    Professional and related
87
13
68
32
        Teachers
87
13
67
33
            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers
86
14
66
34
Service
88
12
74
26
    Protective service
88
12
78
22
Sales and office
88
12
73
27
    Office and administrative support
88
12
73
27
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance
86
14
74
26
Production, transportation, and material moving
84
16
67
33
Full time
87
13
71
29
Part time
85
15
70
30
Union
87
13
78
22
Nonunion
87
13
64
36
Average wage within the following categories:1
       
    Lowest 25 percent
87
13
65
35
        Lowest 10 percent
88
12
58
42
    Second 25 percent
88
12
73
27
    Third 25 percent
88
12
71
29
    Highest 25 percent
86
14
73
27
        Highest 10 percent
87
13
77
23
Establishment characteristics
       
Service-providing industries
87
13
71
29
    Education and health services
87
13
67
33
        Educational services
86
14
66
34
            Elementary and secondary schools
86
14
64
36
            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities
88
12
70
30
        Health care and social assistance
88
12
74
26
            Hospitals
88
12
73
27
    Public administration
87
13
77
23
1 to 99 workers
91
9
73
27
    1 to 49 workers
91
9
74
26
    50 to 99 workers
91
9
71
29
100 workers or more
87
13
70
30
    100 to 499 workers
86
14
70
30
    500 workers or more
87
13
71
29
State government
87
13
74
26
Local government
87
13
69
31
Geographic areas
       
Northeast
85
15
82
18
    New England
82
18
79
21
    Middle Atlantic
87
13
84
16
South
87
13
60
40
    South Atlantic
88
12
68
32
    East South Central
87
13
49
51
    West South Central
85
15
55
45
Midwest
87
13
76
24
    East North Central
86
14
78
22
    West North Central
89
11
74
26
West
88
12
75
25
    Mountain
89
11
67
33
    Pacific
88
12
78
22
1Surveyed occupations are classified into wage categories based on the average wage for the occupation, which
may include workers with earnings both above and below the threshold. The categories were formed using percentile
estimates generated using wage data for March 2016.

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/glossary20152016.htm.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Compensation Survey.