SC Workers' Compensation Rates


2015 Maximum Weekly Compensation Rate

The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce has certified the average weekly wage in South Carolina for the period July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 was $766.05. For accidents occurring on or after January 1, 2015 the maximum weekly compensation rate shall be $766.05. This increases the maximum weekly compensation rate by $13.89 than the rate in 2014.

As provided in Title 42 of the SC Code of Laws, 1976 the maximum weekly compensation rate equals 66⅔% of an individual’s average weekly wage, not to exceed the average weekly wage in this State for the preceding fiscal year as determined by the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce.

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