Michael F. Easley, Governor
Buck Lattimore, Chairman

Tracey H. Weaver
Executive Secretary
(919) 807-2575
Fax: (919) 715-0282

Bernadine S. Ballance, Commissioner
Laura K. Mavretic, Commissioner
Danny L. McDonald, Commissioner
Christopher Scott, Commissioner
Dianne C. Sellers, Commissioner
Pamela T. Young, Commissioner

North Carolina
Industrial Commission




TO: All Interested Parties
FROM: Tracey H. Weaver, Executive Secretary
DATE: August 9, 2007
RE: Maximum Weekly Benefit for 2008

The North Carolina Industrial Commission has established the maximum weekly benefit for 2008 pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. 97-29. Effective January 1, 2008, the maximum weekly benefit applicable to all injuries and claims arising on and after January 1, 2008 shall be seven hundred and eighty-six dollars ($786.00).

The maximum weekly benefit was derived by multiplying the average weekly insured wage of seven hundred and fifteen dollars and nine cents ($715.09) for the calendar year 2006, as determined by the Employment Security Commission in accordance with N.C. Gen. Stat. 96-8(22), by 1.10 and rounding the figure to its nearest multiple of two dollars ($2.00).

The minimum weekly benefit is thirty dollars ($30.00) as set forth in N.C. Gen. Stat. 97-29.

Click here for Maximum Weekly Compensation Rates, 1982-2008

Executive Secretary    North Carolina Industrial Commission
4333 Mail Service Center    Raleigh, NC 27699-4333
Telephone: (919) 807-2575    Fax: (919) 715-0282
NCIC Home Page: http://www.ic.nc.gov/