Maximum Workers’ Compensation Rate Established

The 2011 Statewide Average Weekly Wage Announced

As required by the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act, the Department of Labor and Industry has determined the statewide average weekly wage for injuries occurring on or after Jan. 1, 1011 to be $858.00 per week. That is the maximum compensation rate for any work injury suffered in 2011. For updating payment rates on medical treatment, providers reimbursement rates will increase 1.5%.