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September 22, 2015

Workers’ Compensation Weekly Benefit Rates Set for October 1, 2015, Through September 30, 2016

AUSTIN The workers’ compensation state average weekly wage for dates of injury from October 1, 2015, through September 30, 2016, is set at $895.08. The maximum weekly benefit rates for workers’ compensation income benefits is set at $895 and the minimum weekly benefit rate is set at $134 for that period.

The maximum and minimum weekly benefit rates for dates of injury from October 1, 2014, through September 30, 2015, were $861 and $129 respectively.

In accordance with Texas Labor Code (TLC) §408.047, the workers’ compensation state average weekly wage is equal to 88 percent of the average weekly wage in covered employment as computed each year by the Texas Workforce Commission under TLC §207.002(c).

A table showing maximum and minimum weekly benefit amounts for injuries that occurred on or after January 1, 1991, is available on the Texas Department of Insurance website at www.tdi.texas.gov/wc/employee/maxminbens.html.



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Last updated: 09/22/2015

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