Fringe Benefits
1988 

The following breakdown represents the estimated value of so-called fringe benefits accruing to operating employees with annual wages of $45,000* or more during the calendar year of 1988. The money values set forth are computed on costs actually known as of February 19, 1988.

  PAID BY THE CARRIER

PER YEAR

# DURING MONTH
  Railroad Retirement 

$8,789.10

$ 732.42

  Supplemental Pension

542.88

45.24

  Unemployment 

576.00

48.00

  Health Plan (GA-23000)

3,651.48

304.29

  Health Plan - Retiree 

182.16

15.18

  Dental Plan

219.72

18.31

1/ Vacations

3,008.00

250.67

1/ Holidays

1,569.52

130.79

2/ Other

662.55

55.21

   

$ 19,201.42

$1,600.11

RAILROAD RETIREMENT TAX
PAID BY EMPLOYEE 

$ 5,025.90

$ 418.82

   
* $45,000 represents the minimum annual wage subject to a maximum railroad retirement tax.
# Per year total divided on a pro-rata basis per calendar month and rounded to the nearest 1 cent equivalent.
1/ Taxable to employee as income.
2/ Includes jury duty pay, bereavement pay, AD&D and liability insurance along with other miscellaneous items attributable to fringe benefits.
NOTE: Current information on Vacations, Holidays and Other no longer available. Information from 1987.