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

Table 10. Medical care benefits: Share of premiums paid by employer and
employee,  State and local government workers, National Compensation
Survey, March 2012

(In percent)

Characteristics

Single coverage

Family coverage

Employer
share

Employee
share

Employer
share

Employee
share

All workers

87

13

71

29

Worker characteristics

       

Management, professional, and related

87

13

69

31

    Professional and related

87

13

68

32

        Teachers

87

13

67

33

            Primary, secondary, and special education
             school teachers

87

13

66

34

Service

88

12

73

27

    Protective service

88

12

77

23

Sales and office

88

12

73

27

    Office and administrative support

88

12

72

28

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

88

12

72

28

Production, transportation, and material moving

87

13

70

30

Full time

87

13

71

29

Part time

83

17

69

31

Union

88

12

78

22

Nonunion

87

13

63

37

Average wage within the following categories:1

       

    Lowest 25 percent

87

13

63

37

        Lowest 10 percent

88

12

56

44

    Second 25 percent

88

12

73

27

    Third 25 percent

88

12

71

29

    Highest 25 percent

86

14

73

27

        Highest 10 percent

89

11

79

21

Establishment characteristics

       

Service-providing industries

87

13

71

29

    Education and health services

87

13

67

33

        Educational services

87

13

66

34

            Elementary and secondary schools

87

13

64

36

            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities

88

12

72

28

        Healthcare and social assistance

86

14

72

28

            Hospitals

86

14

73

27

    Public administration

88

12

77

23

1 to 99 workers

91

9

71

29

    1 to 49 workers

91

9

73

27

    50 to 99 workers

91

9

68

32

100 workers or more

87

13

71

29

    100 to 499 workers

88

12

70

30

    500 workers or more

87

13

71

29

State government

87

13

74

26

Local government

87

13

69

31

Geographic areas

       

New England

84

16

79

21

Middle Atlantic

89

11

87

13

East North Central

89

11

83

17

West North Central

91

9

69

31

South Atlantic

87

13

65

35

East South Central

87

13

55

45

West South Central

86

14

52

48

Mountain

88

12

63

37

Pacific

86

14

76

24

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/glossary20112012.htm.