Medical care benefits, family coverage: Employer and employee premiums by employee contribution requirement Standard Errors

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

Characteristics

Average
flat monthly
employer
premium

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

Average
flat monthly
employee
contribution

All workers

$12.75

0.6

$15.55

0.6

$13.84

$7.55

Worker characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management, professional, and related

13.72

0.8

20.62

0.8

14.83

9.55

    Professional and related

14.44

0.9

22.61

0.9

15.49

10.46

        Teachers

16.99

1.2

27.01

1.2

18.05

13.24

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

19.97

1.3

34.15

1.3

20.89

13.78

Service

18.47

1.0

30.96

1.0

19.40

9.98

    Protective service

22.17

1.5

55.11

1.5

21.76

11.23

Sales and office

22.18

1.8

31.56

1.8

23.44

10.91

    Office and administrative support

22.25

1.5

29.27

1.5

23.37

10.67

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

22.86

1.8

1.8

23.01

15.07

Production, transportation, and material moving

28.54

3.1

58.39

3.1

30.95

17.36

Full time

13.20

0.7

15.95

0.7

14.26

7.82

Part time

44.30

1.8

38.78

1.8

50.19

21.15

Union

10.99

1.0

17.08

1.0

12.45

7.49

Nonunion

18.34

0.4

42.85

0.4

18.70

11.71

Average wage within the following categories:1

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Lowest 25 percent

23.18

0.8

35.58

0.8

24.01

11.78

        Lowest 10 percent

39.69

1.0

87.63

1.0

39.56

18.05

    Second 25 percent

15.84

1.0

18.94

1.0

16.86

9.17

    Third 25 percent

18.22

1.1

37.72

1.1

19.69

11.58

    Highest 25 percent

11.98

1.0

21.06

1.0

13.10

9.35

        Highest 10 percent

16.19

1.5

17.48

1.5

20.93

11.09

Establishment characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Service-providing industries

12.88

0.7

15.72

0.7

13.95

7.62

    Education and health services

14.48

0.8

22.05

0.8

15.51

10.22

        Educational services

15.18

0.9

22.75

0.9

16.13

11.15

            Elementary and secondary schools

16.51

1.0

25.03

1.0

16.69

10.88

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

40.46

1.3

37.49

1.3

42.09

26.77

        Health care and social assistance

26.55

1.3

41.78

1.3

27.70

11.87

            Hospitals

35.76

1.8

43.24

1.8

38.66

15.33

    Public administration

15.54

0.9

25.72

0.9

16.26

7.77

1 to 99 workers

30.59

1.5

99.68

1.5

32.52

15.17

    1 to 49 workers

42.79

2.1

143.45

2.1

41.83

17.93

    50 to 99 workers

38.20

2.5

2.5

42.48

25.17

100 workers or more

12.58

0.7

15.26

0.7

13.79

7.81

    100 to 499 workers

33.12

2.0

34.22

2.0

35.09

16.80

    500 workers or more

12.55

0.6

13.94

0.6

14.07

9.21

State government

23.62

0.7

61.20

0.7

24.12

13.70

Local government

13.47

0.9

15.97

0.9

14.62

7.56

Geographic areas

 

 

 

 

 

 

New England

27.11

2.8

65.63

2.8

24.94

16.15

Middle Atlantic

21.48

3.2

20.17

3.2

29.33

8.90

East North Central

36.45

2.5

22.49

2.5

41.25

17.18

West North Central

40.59

2.2

89.48

2.2

40.58

27.69

South Atlantic

27.51

0.4

161.17

0.4

26.35

17.11

East South Central

57.09

West South Central

32.46

Pacific

12.90

1.4

34.93

1.4

15.30

7.87

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: 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.