About 71% of Massachusetts-based employers provided health insurance to their staff in 2018. This is significantly higher than the national offer rate of 57%.
Large firms in the state offer more health insurance than small firms. Specifically, 99% of large firms in Massachusetts offer health insurance, compared to 70% of small firms.
Exactly 51% of employees in Massachusetts were covered in firms offering insurance.
Of Massachusetts firms who offered health insurance, "36% offered insurance to their part-time employees. Overall, one in ten part-time employees enrolled in their employer’s health plan."
In Massachusetts, the "2018 average total monthly premium was $617 for single coverage and $1,687 for family coverage. The average percent employee contribution was 26% for single coverage and 30% for family coverage."
About 77% of firms in Massachusetts only offered one type of health plan in 2018.
The most wanted employee benefits and incentives by US employees are health insurance (88%), "flexible work schedule (88%), paid time off (80%), bonuses (77%), dental insurance (71%), compressed work week (66%), telecommuting (55%),retirement savings plan (48%), Profit sharing plan (49%), and sign on bonus (49%)."
The most offered employee benefits and incentives by US employers are: