Fringe Benefits
1989

The following breakdown represents the estimated value of so-called fringe benefits accruing to operating employees with annual wages of $48,000* or more during the calendar year of 1989. The money values set forth are computed on costs actually known as of January 1989.

  PAID BY THE CARRIER

PER YEAR

# DURING MONTH
  Railroad Retirement 

$9,352.50

$ 779.38

  Supplemental Pension

542.88

45.24

  Unemployment 

681.60

56.80

  Health Plan (GA-23000)

4,224.48

352.04

  Health Plan - Retiree 

257.64

21.47

  Dental Plan

251.52

20.96

1/ Vacations

3,008.00

250.67

1/ Holidays

1,569.52

130.79

2/ Other

662.55

55.21

   

$ 20,550.69

$1,712.56

RAILROAD RETIREMENT TAX
PAID BY EMPLOYEE 

$ 5,354.10

$ 446.18

   
* $48,000 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, $150,000 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.