What is the maximum payment amount for disability benefits?

What is the maximum payment amount for disability benefits?

The State Average Weekly Wage used to determine maximum workers compensation benefits for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012 and ending June 30, 2013 is$788.33.

Missouri Average Weekly Wage and Benefit Maximums

The State Average Weekly Wage used for 2012 fiscal year from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 is $788.33. From this number we are able to calculate the maximum weekly wage benefits:

  • Temporary Total Disability: $827.75
  • Permanent Total Disability: $8247.75
  • Permanent Partial Disability: $433.58
  • Death: $827.75

For 2011, from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012 the SAWW was $773.08 resulting in:

  • Temporary Total Disability: $811.73
  • Permanent Total Disability: $811.73
  • Permanent Partial Disability: $425.19
  • Death: $811.73

From July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2010 the SAWW was $761.06. This resulted in the maximum payments of:

  • Temporary Total Disability: $799.11
  • Permanent Total Disability: $799.11
  • Permanent Partial Disability: $418.58
  • Death: $799.11

The State Average Weekly Wage used to determine maximum workers compensation benefits for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2009 and ending June 30, 2010 is $769.03. This State Average Weekly Wage produces the maximum weekly benefit rates for injury and illness occurring on or after July 1, 2009, as follows:

  • Temporary Total Disability: $807.48
  • Permanent Total Disability: $807.48
  • Permanent Partial Disability: $422.97
  • Death: $807.48

The average weekly wage rate necessary to obtain the maximum benefit rate is $1,211.22 for Death, Temporary Total Disability and Permanent Total Disability and $634.45 for Permanent Partial Disability.

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Updated: August 22, 2012.