[Infographic]: How Much do Small Businesses Contribute to Employee Health Plans?

March 14, 2017

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Are you contributing enough to employee health plans? If you’re paying for at least 73% of an employee’s premium, you’re on par with small businesses across the country, according to new data from the 2017 Zenefits Small Business Benchmark Report.

The report, which surveyed more than 8,000 small businesses, found that small business employers pay for an average of 73% of an employee’s individual health plan, and contribute an average of 38% for an employee’s dependents.

Check out our infographic below for more details:

For more statistics and highlights, download our free report: 2017 Zenefits Small Business Benchmark Report.


Raised by small business owners in Long Beach, California, Sarah loves creating meaningful content that truly helps people run their businesses successfully and efficiently. In addition to being a Content Marketing Manager at Zenefits, Sarah is a coffee addict, baked-good lover, and a LA Clippers fan.

Category: HR Tips & Trends, Zenefits, Benefits, Health Care Cost

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