Based on data compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Department of Labor (DOL) has made a final determination of the national average weekly wage as defined under the Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. This determination affects the minimum and maximum compensation rates required to be paid by employers for injuries sustained under the Act.
National Average Weekly Wage: $755.38
Maximum Compensation: $1,510.76
Minimum Compensation: $377.69
Percentage Increase: 2.65%