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Weekly comp rate increased
1/8/2018
 
The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission approved the maximum weekly compensation rate for 2018 at $838.21 for injuries arising on and after January 1, 2018, up from $806.92 in 2017.

The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce certified the average weekly wage July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017. Under state law, the maximum weekly compensation rate equals 66 and 2/3% of an individual’s average weekly wage, not to exceed the average weekly wage in the State for the preceding fiscal year as determined by the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce.