Slideshow States with the highest cost of health insurance

Published
  • February 24 2015, 1:41pm EST
6 Images Total

Overview

In 2014, the average cost of health insurance per employee was $9,504 — the average cost to employers was $6,276 and employees paid an average of $3,228, according to the 2014 United Benefit Advisors Health Plan Survey.

Four of the top five states with the most expensive employer-sponsored health insurance costs are located on the East Coast, according to the survey, which received responses from 9,950 employers sponsoring 16,967 health plans nationwide.

[Image: Fotolia]

5) Delaware

Average cost of health insurance: $11,590

[Image: Fotolia]

Content Continues Below


4) Massachusetts

Average cost of health insurance: $11,594

[Image: Fotolia]

3) New York

Average cost of health insurance: $11,740

[Image: Fotolia]

Content Continues Below


2) New Jersey

Average cost of health insurance: $11,895

[Image: Fotolia]

1) Alaska

Average cost of health insurance: $12,584

[Image: Fotolia]

Also see: States with the lowest cost of health insurance