Medical care benefits: Employee contributions for single and family coverage Data Table

Table 16. Medical care benefits: Monthly employee contributions for single and family coverage, private industry workers, 
National Compensation Survey, March 2010

(Includes workers participating in medical care benefits with flat dollar amount contributory coverage)

Characteristics

Single coverage1

Family coverage1

10th
percentile

25th
percentile

50th
percentile
(median)

75th
percentile

90th
percentile

10th
percentile

25th
percentile

50th
percentile
(median)

75th
percentile

90th
percentile

All workers

$34.96

$55.53

$86.06

$125.00

$174.79

$130.00

$209.00

$319.77

$493.74

$724.58

Worker characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management, professional, and related

34.00

54.17

85.00

122.48

172.80

133.86

208.00

316.24

488.01

726.16

    Management, business, and financial

35.00

55.00

86.67

124.57

172.80

132.42

215.35

315.87

501.37

721.79

    Professional and related

33.45

53.42

84.06

121.92

172.59

133.86

206.37

316.33

480.29

728.00

Service

31.63

54.16

88.98

132.25

168.00

133.50

229.09

384.22

568.99

787.96

    Protective service

43.33

59.40

84.61

140.82

212.30

128.54

232.00

381.64

590.26

826.28

Sales and office

36.00

57.55

89.96

127.23

180.66

135.00

226.14

334.21

519.96

738.64

    Sales and related

41.00

67.47

99.14

137.67

206.57

169.00

249.56

351.27

566.29

766.37

    Office and administrative support

34.66

54.71

85.52

122.09

170.22

129.00

214.03

324.18

493.50

729.41

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

34.12

58.09

87.18

133.82

196.69

138.39

224.00

337.28

523.30

738.73

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

30.77

59.00

87.18

140.00

206.35

154.56

242.44

394.00

569.79

772.72

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

36.14

57.77

86.80

127.46

193.00

129.99

206.43

315.28

484.17

703.69

Production, transportation, and material moving

37.58

56.53

82.33

115.40

164.82

110.51

180.90

275.21

426.32

647.31

    Production

35.01

55.16

80.00

112.68

154.54

110.00

170.97

255.23

391.50

582.31

    Transportation and material moving

40.00

61.11

84.86

118.00

186.61

115.93

192.12

301.23

470.39

703.70

Full time

35.00

55.53

85.70

123.94

172.80

129.99

207.30

316.31

488.35

721.79

Part time

33.84

55.66

93.12

159.11

219.83

147.51

242.44

386.19

599.00

762.68

Union

30.16

47.69

73.98

106.86

147.94

87.60

153.00

242.24

385.31

635.32

Nonunion

35.77

56.53

87.18

126.54

176.18

136.38

218.82

327.14

510.69

730.02

Average wage within the following categories:2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Lowest 25 percent

32.80

58.50

90.20

131.77

173.32

150.00

240.11

380.50

556.68

787.02

        Lowest 10 percent

27.66

60.62

83.16

136.04

160.32

162.79

240.11

373.14

488.08

707.40

    Second 25 percent

36.00

55.75

86.66

125.74

173.33

133.66

218.12

336.98

514.49

745.49

    Third 25 percent

33.85

54.74

85.00

122.54

176.18

120.98

200.00

312.03

494.68

728.28

    Highest 25 percent

35.00

55.00

85.08

122.42

175.93

129.99

203.65

299.98

453.59

680.98

        Highest 10 percent

35.38

54.37

84.00

121.81

172.59

131.37

203.65

293.33

440.90

659.53

Establishment characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goods-producing industries

34.66

51.06

77.65

110.84

156.33

114.72

171.59

263.94

405.29

600.97

    Construction

34.66

60.28

90.86

145.40

203.42

156.38

249.73

410.12

589.05

854.62

    Manufacturing

34.33

50.00

74.99

105.99

144.93

110.00

162.50

248.47

354.62

542.83

Service-providing industries

35.00

57.00

88.83

129.03

181.10

135.62

224.99

337.35

520.00

745.80

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

37.60

60.05

90.19

134.11

201.93

130.55

225.52

335.00

503.70

721.79

        Wholesale trade

38.96

56.90

85.71

127.69

179.96

126.33

205.00

315.22

503.50

715.02

        Retail trade

39.80

72.00

104.72

150.80

219.94

177.99

274.97

390.10

598.18

753.51

        Transportation and warehousing

35.00

54.74

80.00

109.05

195.09

100.00

185.96

282.06

386.89

596.00

        Utilities

103.00

177.33

260.00

340.00

398.06

    Information

34.66

57.06

83.57

108.33

144.94

114.82

190.82

263.06

360.08

551.88

    Financial activities

34.33

50.00

84.65

120.50

169.14

135.08

229.05

330.52

496.97

760.30

        Finance and insurance

36.00

51.45

85.35

116.91

161.13

134.77

224.00

320.98

475.08

695.84

            Credit intermediation and related activities

38.06

54.16

85.35

117.90

162.53

137.61

229.31

336.98

489.63

745.72

            Insurance carriers and related activities

32.71

48.00

88.00

117.16

160.78

134.66

239.30

320.98

456.54

659.36

        Real estate and rental and leasing

161.23

239.00

376.57

637.00

904.54

    Professional and business services

47.14

67.16

94.84

136.49

183.60

166.65

230.00

324.93

526.24

713.08

        Professional and technical services

48.28

68.24

94.50

140.82

173.21

191.58

240.00

350.45

557.06

783.98

        Administrative and waste services

48.28

70.25

97.63

141.16

214.48

167.81

237.00

332.68

574.78

737.74

    Education and health services

30.33

49.38

82.33

122.26

177.65

120.81

210.52

364.14

562.90

862.00

        Educational services

37.60

58.42

92.75

140.32

191.35

159.24

263.78

381.00

569.51

767.20

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

44.45

59.00

96.55

142.00

190.78

185.88

267.65

361.85

459.44

608.07

        Health care and social assistance

28.68

46.56

80.00

118.44

172.11

110.50

203.77

354.84

562.90

864.85

    Leisure and hospitality

143.48

243.79

399.82

506.94

671.39

        Accommodation and food services

35.75

64.35

101.10

141.00

160.32

179.99

245.19

395.99

488.08

625.26

    Other services

45.41

62.66

93.37

140.82

179.20

159.24

243.95

384.71

616.08

777.32

1 to 99 workers

39.66

63.38

96.00

139.00

196.69

144.68

242.65

384.22

595.14

813.42

    1 to 49 workers

39.64

64.90

97.08

142.26

210.14

136.38

242.33

389.00

626.12

854.62

    50 to 99 workers

39.86

61.78

91.47

131.86

173.55

165.13

244.00

367.10

540.56

762.57

100 workers or more

33.84

52.65

79.77

115.33

161.80

120.00

193.00

286.28

425.00

621.27

    100 to 499 workers

34.92

55.55

84.96

120.28

166.93

137.77

214.55

316.44

468.22

695.36

    500 workers or more

32.80

49.83

74.11

109.00

154.01

105.00

170.97

255.95

372.42

512.83

Geographic areas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New England

46.13

68.79

97.05

137.35

203.24

138.91

212.38

322.00

448.00

719.52

Middle Atlantic

35.00

55.00

87.76

131.19

185.17

121.54

197.19

315.82

490.81

785.36

East North Central

33.84

52.93

81.00

116.99

165.47

112.66

176.00

276.12

418.44

611.88

West North Central

32.92

54.14

82.14

117.83

170.60

118.68

205.77

302.05

445.52

644.71

South Atlantic

37.15

57.72

89.02

126.00

182.00

142.69

238.09

341.50

513.00

731.49

East South Central

37.00

62.64

87.71

125.66

165.03

130.98

230.00

353.00

596.00

800.68

West South Central

33.85

54.74

81.65

116.47

165.00

138.33

244.00

369.66

556.00

795.82

Mountain

32.28

53.93

80.76

116.59

160.69

122.00

214.27

314.11

485.17

704.33

Pacific

33.93

53.42

84.55

126.62

180.66

132.72

212.59

324.98

547.42

736.00

Footnotes:

1The 10th, 25th, 50th, 75th, and 90th percentiles designate position within each published series. For example, at the 50th percentile or median, half of participating workers pay the
same as or more than the premium shown, and half pay the same as or less than the premium shown. At the 25th percentile, one-fourth of participating workers pay the same or less than
the premium shown. The remaining percentiles follow the same logic.

2The 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.