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The Commission will conduct the monthly Business Meeting Monday, June 17, 2024 at 10:30AM in Hearing Room A at the Commission offices in Columbia. Participants may access the meeting online. The agenda and zoom link may be accessed here.
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 Regulation 67-1602 has been amended to establish electronic payment systems as the default method of payment for temporary disability and reimbursement for expenses. The full advisory and text of the regulation may be accessed here
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Compensation Rates

2024 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, 2022 through June 30, 2023. For accidents occurring on or after January 1, 2024 the maximum weekly compensation rate shall be $1,093.67 

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. 

Compensations Rates Since 1979

1/1/24 $1,093.67
1/1/23 $1,035.78
1/1/22 $963.37
1/1/21 $903.40
1/1/20 $866.67
1/1/19 $845.74
1/1/18 $838.21
1/1/17 $806.92
1/1/16 $784.03
1/1/15 $766.05
1/1/14 $752.16
1/1/13 $743.72
1/1/12 $725.47
1/1/11 $704.92
1/1/10 $689.71
1/1/09 $681.36
1/1/08 $661.29
1/1/07 $645.94
1/1/06 $616.48
1/1/05 $592.56
1/1/04 $577.73
1/1/03 $563.55
1/1/02 $549.42
1/1/01 $532.77
1/1/00 $507.34
1/1/99 $483.47
1/1/98 $465.18 
1/1/97 $450.62
1/1/96 $437.79
1/1/95 $422.48
1/1/94 $410.26
1/1/93 $393.06
1/1/92 $379.82
1/1/91 $364.37
1/1/90 $350.19
1/1/89 $334.87
1/1/88 $319.20
1/1/87 $308.24
1/1/86 $294.95
1/1/85 $287.02
1/1/84 $268.99
1/1/83 $254.38
1/1/82 $235.00
1/1/81 $216.00
1/1/80 $197.00
1/1/79 $185.00