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SCWCA 2018 Maximum Weekly Compensation Rate


At the Business Meetingon December 11, 2017, the Commission approved the maximum weekly compensationrate at $838.21 for injuries arising on and after January 1, 2018.  The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce certified the average weekly wage July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  

As provided in Title 42 of the SC Code of Laws, 1976 themaximum weekly compensation rate equals 66⅔% of an individual’s average weeklywage, not to exceed the average weekly wage in this State for the precedingfiscal year as determined by the South Carolina Department of Employment andWorkforce.”