Dec. 31 2020

2021 Maximum Weekly Compensation Rate

At the Business Meeting on December 14, 2020, the Commission approved the maximum weekly compensation rate at $903.40 for injuries arising on and after January 1, 2021. The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce certified the average weekly wage from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.

As provided in Title 42 of the 1976 SC Code of Laws, the maximum weekly compensation rate equals 66 2/3% 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.

For additional information about this notice, contact:

Sandee Sprang | Interim Executive Director

Gary M. Cannon | Executive Director

A copy of the notice can be found here.

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