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 2020 Health & Welfare Plans Survey – Arizona, Colorado, Utah & Wyoming

The 2020 Health & Welfare Plans Survey has been published. There were 316 participants located in Colorado, 27 in Wyoming, 29 participants in Arizona, and 63 participants from Utah. Data for this survey can be accessed online by geographic location, organization employment size, and industry type.

Health Care Costs

Data from the survey shows the average monthly COBRA rate for coverage is:

How popular are High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) in employers health insurance options? According to the survey, organizations offering a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) were reported by 85% of Arizona respondents, 64% of Colorado, 76% of Utah, and 78% Wyoming respondents. Eighty-one percent of Arizona respondents, 68% of Colorado, 74% of Utah, and 78% of Wyoming respondents are also offering an HSA and/or HRA as an option to employees.

With the ever increasing cost of health insurance premiums, what cost containment techniques did respondents utilize?

Organizations having a premium increase at last renewal were reported by 58% of Arizona respondents with an average increase of 9%, 67% of Colorado respondents reported an average increase of 8%, 47% of Utah respondents reported an average increase of 6%, and 44% of Wyoming respondents reported an average increase of 7%.

2020 Colorado Rural Electric Association Survey
The 2020 Colorado Rural Electric Association Compensation Survey is now available. This survey provides wage and salary information from 22 Colorado Rural Electric Associations for 57 positions. Salary data are displayed by employment size. Also included are compensation costs as percent of operating revenue and total revenue, average entry-level hiring rates for inside and outside positions, SCADA rates of pay for office and field personnel, and flexible work schedules.

Notice of Surveys Being Conducted

  • Mental Health Compensation Survey
  • Non-Profit Compensation Survey 

2020 Paid Time Off Policies SurveyArizona, Colorado, Utah, & Wyoming

This biennial survey collects data for topics such as vacation, sick, and personal time off. It also collects data on consolidated paid time off plans. Also covered in this survey are Short and Long Term Disability, FMLA leave, medical and personal leave.

This survey is being conducted online. Emails with a link and an access code to participate were sent to survey contacts. For individuals who prefer to complete a paper questionnaire, a hard copy version is available on our website at under “Survey Questionnaires.”

If you would like to receive an email with a link for participation or a word document, please call the Surveys Department at 303-839-5177.