Pennsylvania Releases 2024 Average Weekly Wage Rates

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry has released the 2024 average weekly wage rates. The Department set the maximum weekly compensation rate at $1,325.00, an increase of $52.00 per week over the 2023 rate. That maximum rate means no matter how high your average weekly wage is, no injured worker will receive over $1325.00 per week. If your AWW is between $736.11 and $993.75, then the weekly compensation rate is set at $662.50. If your AWW is below $736.11,…

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2022 Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Average Weekly Wage Set

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry has released the 2022 average weekly wage rates.  The Department set the maximum average weekly wage (AWW) at $1,870.50 with a maximum disability rate of $1,205.00.  That means if your AWW is higher than $1,870.50, you are still only entitled to $1,205.00 per week when you are out of work because of the work injury.  If your AWW is between $669.44 and $903.75, then the disability rate is set at $602.50.  That is…

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2018 Pennsylvania Average Weekly Wage rates released

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry has released it's 2018 average weekly wage rates.  Your average weekly wage determines your corresponding compensation rate, the rate your would be paid each week if you were out of work for your work injury.  I recently published an article on our official Blog at Mooney & Associates.  You can see the blog post here for the new rates. Ensuring your average weekly wage rate is calculated properly is critical to your case. …

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Pennsylvania 2017 Workers Compensation Wage Rates

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry released the 2017 Average Weekly Wage chart with the new year wage loss rates.  This chart determines what an injured worker receives for wage loss weekly benefits based on his/her average weekly wage earnings.    Under the Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Act, injured workers are not entitled to their full wages. If you are injured at work in 2017 and are out of work and entitled to indemnity benefits, here are the wage rates.…

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Pennsylvania sets new Workers Compensation Average Weekly Wage rates for 2016

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry has released the new state wide average weekly wage chart for 2016.  Here are the 2016 workers compensation rates for wage loss benefits. YOUR WAGES (PER WEEK) Average Weekly Wage COMPENSATION RATE Amount You Will Receive $1468.00 and Above $978.00 (Maximum Rate) $733.51 to $1467.00 2/3 of AWW $543.33 to $733.50 $489.00 $542.32 or Less 90% of AWW In workers compensation, your Average Weekly Wage is calculated based on your earnings prior to…

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