Percent of Entry-Level Workers with Employer-Provided Health Insurance


Percent of workers in their first seven years in the labor force who are included in an employer-provided health plan where the employer pays at least some of premium.


Economic Policy Institute, The State of Working America.  EPI’s estimates are based on the Current Population Survey.

Methodological Notes: 

Workers are classified as “entry-level” if they have a high school degree (but no college) and are 19 to 25 year old, or if they have a bachelor’s degree and are 23 to 29 years old.

Only private wage-and-salary earners who worked at least 20 hours per week, 26 weeks per year are included.