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

Table 14. Medical care benefits, family coverage: Employer and employee premiums by employee
contribution requirement, State and local government workers, National Compensation Survey, March 2010

(All workers with family 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

$877.25

13

$1,115.05

87

$842.64

$354.66

Worker characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management, professional, and related

100

870.05

13

1,120.96

87

832.55

372.56

    Professional and related

100

861.66

13

1,132.95

87

820.47

384.07

        Teachers

100

854.16

15

1,151.86

85

799.82

411.40

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

100

855.04

15

1,222.58

85

790.40

430.42

Service

100

892.47

13

1,124.45

87

859.14

338.33

    Protective service

100

953.24

12

1,197.71

88

919.81

296.30

Sales and office

100

886.88

12

1,101.02

88

858.31

330.63

    Office and administrative support

100

885.84

11

1,107.58

89

857.15

328.85

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

100

876.33

11

89

850.90

312.49

Production, transportation, and material moving

100

865.00

15

1,085.11

85

826.61

338.99

Full time

100

874.76

13

1,119.36

87

839.00

354.56

Part time

100

937.32

12

1,000.39

88

929.09

356.99

Union

100

1,024.64

22

1,133.69

78

993.66

319.86

Nonunion

100

735.47

4

1,006.35

96

725.21

381.71

Average wage within the following categories:1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Lowest 25 percent

100

763.81

7

1,131.91

93

736.44

394.86

        Lowest 10 percent

100

672.82

4

1,127.53

96

653.87

434.68

    Second 25 percent

100

895.19

11

1,069.27

89

873.64

325.75

    Third 25 percent

100

867.95

12

1,094.48

88

837.96

340.63

    Highest 25 percent

100

947.30

19

1,141.45

81

902.71

359.65

        Highest 10 percent

100

1,016.90

24

1,083.41

76

995.96

321.62

Establishment characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Service-providing industries

100

876.97

13

1,112.78

87

842.51

355.70

    Education and health services

100

834.78

13

1,123.99

87

791.04

398.20

        Educational services

100

823.15

14

1,129.56

86

773.62

408.77

            Elementary and secondary schools

100

819.45

17

1,134.53

83

757.14

439.20

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

100

837.65

6

1,093.87

94

820.77

325.00

        Health care and social assistance

100

912.10

8

1,059.36

92

899.35

332.49

            Hospitals

100

906.94

10

1,062.28

90

889.14

325.64

    Public administration

100

950.67

12

1,094.67

88

931.84

284.32

1 to 99 workers

100

852.86

8

1,222.34

92

821.83

341.12

    1 to 49 workers

100

845.10

7

1,255.20

93

814.88

336.63

    50 to 99 workers

100

862.42

9

91

830.59

346.78

100 workers or more

100

880.39

13

1,107.04

87

845.49

356.51

    100 to 499 workers

100

937.83

14

1,216.48

86

891.50

358.67

    500 workers or more

100

861.17

13

1,067.02

87

830.31

355.80

State government

100

891.23

3

1,044.32

97

886.56

298.28

Local government

100

871.66

17

1,120.10

83

822.23

380.86

Geographic areas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New England

100

1,127.06

14

1,146.67

86

1,123.93

298.68

Middle Atlantic

100

1,058.66

45

1,075.18

55

1,045.34

240.36

East North Central

100

1,118.14

15

1,261.11

85

1,092.83

236.34

West North Central

100

910.51

12

1,262.62

88

862.34

415.40

South Atlantic

100

748.81

1

924.44

99

746.79

383.42

East South Central

100

591.04

West South Central

100

577.96

Pacific

100

990.62

13

1,123.92

87

969.99

321.58

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