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Illinois Workers' Compensation Benefit Rates 7/15/2012 through 7/14/2017

Continued from the rate sheet on Benefits.htm

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7/15/12
through
1/14/13

1/15/13
through
7/14/13

7/15/13
through
1/14/14

1/15/14
through
7/14/14

7/15/14
through
1/14/15

1/15/2015
through
7/14/2015

7/15/2015
through
1/14/2016

1/15/2016
through
7/14/2016

7/15/2016
through
01/14/2017

1/15/2017
through
7/14/2017

Statewide Average
Weekly Wage (SAWW)

$971.60 $990.02 $998.40 $1,002.68 $1,005.80 1021.34​ 1034.8​
1048.67​
1071.58​ 1076.38​

DEATH, PERMANENT TOTAL DISABILITY,  OR  
PERMANENT PARTIAL DISABILITY IF AMPUTATION OF A MEMBER OR ENUCLEATION OF AN EYE

Recipients of death and PTD benefits may be entitled to cost-of-living adjustments through the Rate Adjustment Fund.

Death benefits are paid for 25 years or $500,000, whichever is greater.

MAXIMUM 

$1,295.47
$1,320.03
$1,331.20
$1,336.91
$1,341.07
$1361.79
$1379.73 $1398.23
$1428.77 $1435.17

MINIMUM

$485.80

$495.01

$499.20

$501.34

$502.90
$510.67
$517.40
$524.33
$535.79 $538.19

TEMPORARY TOTAL DISABILITY

MAXIMUM

$1,295.47 $1,320.03 $1,331.20 $1,336.91
$1,341.07
$1,361.79
$1,379.73
$1,398.23
$1,428.77
$1,435.17

MINIMUM
The minimum is the employee's average weekly wage or the rate below, whichever is lower.
Number of children and/or spouse:

0
$220.00
$220.00
$220.00
$220.00
$220.00
$220.00
$220.00
$220.00
$220.00
$220.00
1 $253.00
$253.00
$253.00
$253.00
$253.00
$253.00
$253.00
$253.00 $253.00 $253.00
2 ​$286.00
$286.00
$286.00

$286.00

$286.00
$286.00 $286.00 $286.00 $286.00 $286.00
3 $319.00
$319.00
$319.00
$319.00
$319.00
$319.00 $319.00 $319.00 $319.00 $319.00
4+ $330.00
$330.00
$330.00

$330.00

$330.00
$330.00 $330.00 $330.00 $330.00 $330.00
New TTD minimums take effect with increases in the minimum wage each July 1, but appear in the July 15 rate. The statewide minimum wage increased to $8.25 on July 1, 2010.

PERMANENT PARTIAL DISABILITYIFNOT AMPUTATION OF A MEMBER OR ENUCLEATION OF AN EYE
Effective 2/1/06, the maximum 8(d)1 (wage differential) award is equal to the SAWW, and the minimums are the same as the TTD minimums. 

MAXIMUM
7/1/14 - 6/30/15: $735.37
7/1/15 - 6/30/16: $755.22
7/1/16 - 6/30/17: $775.18
7/1/17 - 6/30/18: $790.64
7/1/18 - 6/30/19: $813.87
7/1/19 - 6/30/20: $836.69
7/1/20 - 6/30/21: $871.73
7/1/21 - 6/30/22: N/A
MINIMUM
The PPD minimum rate is the same as the TTD minimum rate (see above).

As provided in Section 8(b)4, there was no increase in the maximum benefit rates for 1/15/10 - 7/14/10 because the FY SAWW decreased.

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As provided in Section 8(b)4, there was no increase in the maximum benefit rates for 7/15/10 - 1/14/11 because the CY SAWW decreased.

As provided in Section 8(b)4, there was no increase in the maximum benefit rates for 1/15/11 - 7/14/11 because there was no increase in the SAWW since 7/15/09 - 1/14/10.

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