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Lower-paid workers less likely to enroll in employer benefits: Study

Posted On: Mar. 30, 2023 10:00 AM CST

Employee income is correlated to greater use of workplace benefits, with lower-paid workers using fewer benefits because the cost is prohibitive, according to new Alight Solutions research, reports Plansponsor. Although the overall rate for employee medical enrollment decreased slightly to 73% in 2023, down from 76% in 2021, employer-provided medical enrollment has declined by larger margins year-over-year for employees earning less than $60,000, according to the benefits and enrollment trends research.