Medical care benefits: Share of premiums paid by employer and employee

Table 11. Medical care benefits: Share of premiums paid by employer and
employee,  private industry workers,  National Compensation Survey, March
2011

(In percent)

Characteristics

Single coverage

Family coverage

Employer
share

Employee
share

Employer
share

Employee
share

All workers

80

20

69

31

Worker characteristics

       

Management, professional, and related

81

19

71

29

    Management, business, and financial

80

20

70

30

    Professional and related

81

19

71

29

Service

78

22

63

37

    Protective service

75

25

62

38

Sales and office

78

22

67

33

    Sales and related

75

25

65

35

    Office and administrative support

79

21

68

32

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

81

19

68

32

    Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and
     forestry

82

18

66

34

    Installation, maintenance, and repair

80

20

69

31

Production, transportation, and material moving

81

19

73

27

    Production

81

19

73

27

    Transportation and material moving

81

19

72

28

Full time

80

20

69

31

Part time

77

23

70

30

Union

89

11

83

17

Nonunion

78

22

67

33

Average wage within the following categories:1

       

    Lowest 25 percent

76

24

63

37

        Lowest 10 percent

72

28

61

39

    Second 25 percent

78

22

66

34

    Third 25 percent

80

20

69

31

    Highest 25 percent

82

18

73

27

        Highest 10 percent

82

18

74

26

Establishment characteristics

       

Goods-producing industries

82

18

73

27

    Construction

81

19

63

37

    Manufacturing

82

18

75

25

Service-providing industries

79

21

68

32

    Trade, transportation, and utilities

78

22

69

31

        Wholesale trade

80

20

70

30

        Retail trade

75

25

65

35

        Transportation and warehousing

81

19

76

24

        Utilities

84

16

79

21

    Information

83

17

77

23

    Financial activities

81

19

69

31

        Finance and insurance

81

19

71

29

            Credit intermediation and related activities

80

20

69

31

            Insurance carriers and related activities

81

19

72

28

        Real estate and rental and leasing

83

17

63

37

    Professional and business services

78

22

67

33

        Professional and technical services

79

21

68

32

        Administrative and waste services

73

27

62

38

    Education and health services

80

20

67

33

        Educational services

80

20

64

36

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

79

21

69

31

        Health care and social assistance

81

19

67

33

    Leisure and hospitality

75

25

62

38

        Accommodation and food services

73

27

63

37

    Other services

81

19

67

33

1 to 99 workers

79

21

64

36

    1 to 49 workers

79

21

63

37

    50 to 99 workers

78

22

65

35

100 workers or more

80

20

73

27

    100 to 499 workers

79

21

70

30

    500 workers or more

81

19

76

24

Geographic areas

       

New England

77

23

72

28

Middle Atlantic

81

19

73

27

East North Central

80

20

73

27

West North Central

80

20

72

28

South Atlantic

77

23

64

36

East South Central

77

23

65

35

West South Central

80

20

65

35

Mountain

79

21

67

33

Pacific

82

18

68

32

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, 2010." See Technical
Note for more&nb sp;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/glossary20102011.htm.