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Social Security and Health Insurance

Salaries of Israeli workers are subject to social security and health insurance payments, contributed both by employer and employee, according to the rates listed in the following table:

Salary Level
(In Israeli Shekels)

Employee's Graduated Contribution

Employer's Graduated Contribution

Social Security

Health Insurance

Social Security

Up to 5,678

0.4%

3.1%

3.45%

5,678 to 43,240

7%

5%

7.5%

Over 43,240

0%

0%

0%


Social security compensation covers workplace accident insurance, maternity payments and salary compensation during army military reserve duties.

Health insurance provides comprehensive health coverage.

A foreign worker is subject to social security, covering workplace accident insurance only, as listed in the following table:

Salary Level
(In Israeli Shekels)

Employee's Graduated Contribution

Employer's Graduated Contribution

Social Security

Health Insurance

Social Security

Up to 5,678

0.04%

0%

0.49%

5,678 to 43,240

0.87%

0%

2.55%

Over 43,240

0%

0%

0%