Missouri Average Weekly Wage and Benefit Maximums – July 1, 2012
Jefferson City, MO (WorkersCompensation.com) - The State Average Weekly Wage (SAWW) used to determine maximum workers' compensation benefits for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012 and ending June 30, 2013 is $788.33. This SAWW produces the maximum weekly benefit rates for injury and illness occurring on or after July 1, 2012, as follows:
Temporary Total Disability - $827.75
Permanent Total Disability - $827.75
Permanent Partial Disability - $433.58
Death - $827.75
The actual weekly wage rate necessary to attain the maximum benefit rate is $1241.63 for Death, Temporary Total Disability and Permanent Total Disability and $650.37 for Permanent Partial Disability.
Also, as of July 1, 2012, the mileage allowance for travel expenses is 52.5 cents per mile.