Table 9. Employed contingent and noncontingent workers and those with alternative and traditional work arrangements by health insurance coverage and eligibility for employer-provided pension or retirement plans, May 2017

Table 9. Employed contingent and noncontingent workers and those with alternative and traditional work arrangements by health insurance coverage and eligibility for employer-provided pension or retirement plans, May 2017
Characteristic Total employed
(thousands)
Percent with health insurance
coverage
Percent eligible for employer-
provided pension or retirement plan(1)
Total Provided by
employer(1)
Total Included in
employer-provided
plan

Contingent workers:

Estimate 1

1,958 75.1 13.4 14.2 8.3

Estimate 2

2,511 72.2 12.0 12.2 7.3

Estimate 3

5,858 73.4 25.1 23.4 18.4

Noncontingent workers

147,473 83.5 49.8 47.6 43.4

With alternative arrangements:

Independent contractors

10,614 75.4 - - -

On-call workers

2,579 77.0 28.2 35.4 30.1

Temporary help agency workers

1,356 67.3 12.8 12.7 6.6

Workers provided by contract firms

933 85.3 41.3 48.1 38.3

With traditional arrangements

137,853 84.0 53.4 50.8 46.3

(1) Excludes the self-employed (incorporated and unincorporated) and independent contractors.

- Not applicable.
NOTE: Noncontingent workers are those who do not fall into any estimate of "contingent" workers. Workers with traditional arrangements are those who do not fall into any of the "alternative arrangements" categories.

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