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

Table 12. Medical care benefits, single coverage: Employer and employee premiums by employee
contribution requirement, State and local government workers, National Compensation Survey, March 2010

(All workers with single coverage medical care benefits = 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

$427.29

36

$458.38

64

$409.76

$85.18

Worker characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management, professional, and related

100

434.40

36

469.85

64

414.43

88.66

    Professional and related

100

434.88

36

472.90

64

413.26

90.94

        Teachers

100

446.74

41

475.88

59

426.62

94.48

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

100

457.25

41

492.64

59

432.59

98.39

Service

100

417.13

36

438.11

64

405.57

81.16

    Protective service

100

421.49

32

455.28

68

405.36

75.56

Sales and office

100

425.55

37

451.69

63

410.43

81.87

    Office and administrative support

100

427.33

36

456.89

64

410.72

81.64

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

100

408.95

35

442.47

65

390.56

78.43

Production, transportation, and material moving

100

411.43

37

447.50

63

389.84

78.73

Full time

100

427.51

36

457.76

64

410.45

84.03

Part time

100

421.95

36

473.58

64

393.32

112.71

Union

100

466.15

39

516.60

61

434.37

91.37

Nonunion

100

389.71

34

393.48

66

387.81

79.66

Average wage within the following categories:1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Lowest 25 percent

100

398.48

39

414.73

61

388.21

87.57

        Lowest 10 percent

100

373.00

39

367.78

61

376.35

84.67

    Second 25 percent

100

424.47

34

450.91

66

410.80

79.31

    Third 25 percent

100

427.34

38

460.49

62

407.04

79.31

    Highest 25 percent

100

448.71

34

495.34

66

424.46

92.45

        Highest 10 percent

100

461.80

36

500.45

64

439.69

89.13

Establishment characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Service-providing industries

100

427.76

36

458.36

64

410.43

85.47

    Education and health services

100

425.80

37

456.64

63

407.49

92.24

        Educational services

100

428.93

39

455.28

61

412.20

93.41

            Elementary and secondary schools

100

438.24

42

466.64

58

418.08

99.71

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

100

398.91

31

407.56

69

395.04

78.45

        Health care and social assistance

100

404.82

27

469.91

73

381.17

85.71

            Hospitals

100

399.26

30

452.53

70

375.92

90.17

    Public administration

100

431.77

32

474.26

68

411.61

74.27

1 to 99 workers

100

425.88

45

437.42

55

416.45

76.69

    1 to 49 workers

100

426.06

45

431.25

55

421.73

73.70

    50 to 99 workers

100

425.66

44

445.22

56

410.10

80.30

100 workers or more

100

427.47

35

461.85

65

409.04

86.10

    100 to 499 workers

100

459.74

39

505.17

61

430.90

80.02

    500 workers or more

100

416.59

34

444.96

66

402.25

87.99

State government

100

414.72

24

460.39

76

400.39

76.60

Local government

100

432.27

41

457.92

59

414.55

89.55

Geographic areas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New England

100

450.25

23

501.72

77

435.24

103.55

Middle Atlantic

100

427.98

47

433.94

53

422.61

78.24

East North Central

100

491.33

25

592.23

75

457.76

66.26

West North Central

100

411.05

46

440.12

54

386.71

87.90

South Atlantic

100

386.78

33

405.27

67

377.73

83.14

East South Central

100

403.85

40

375.96

60

422.26

69.65

West South Central

100

358.18

40

379.26

60

343.98

100.25

Pacific

100

483.90

34

595.43

66

426.59

100.55

Footnotes:

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, 2009." See Technical Note
for more 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/glossary20092010.htm.