EBRI FAQ About Benefits | Health Question 6

FAQs About Benefits—Health Spending and Insurance Issues

What do workers and employers pay for employment-based coverage?

In 2010, the average annual premium for single coverage was $5,049 and workers were typically asked to pay $899 (or 19 percent) of this amount and their employer paid $4,150. For family coverage, workers were asked to pay $3,997 of the average annual premium of $13,770 (or 30 percent) and their employer paid $9,773.

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