The average annual health plan cost per employee is $6,881 (medical only coverage), with an average employee cost of $3,110 and an average employer cost of $3,771 per employee, according to a survey by United Benefit Advisors.
UBA, Indianapolis, an alliance of 142 benefit advisory firms, today released those results from its third annual employer-sponsored health plan benchmark survey, covering more than 16,000 health plans sponsored by almost 12,000 employers.
Among the survey’s other findings:
Average premiums for all plans were $347 for single coverage and $848 for family (a weighted average of all non-single coverages).
32.7% of all plans required no employee contributions, and 8.3% required no family contributions.