Beverly Eaves Perdue, Governor
Pamela T. Young, Chair

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

Bernadine S. Ballance, Commissioner
Laura K. Mavretic, Commissioner
Danny L. McDonald, Commissioner
Staci Meyer, Commissioner
Christopher Scott, Commissioner
 Dianne C. Sellers, Commissioner

North Carolina
Industrial Commission




TO: All Interested Parties
FROM: Tracey H. Weaver, Executive Secretary
DATE: October 1, 2009
SUBJECT: Maximum Weekly Benefit for 2010

The North Carolina Industrial Commission has established the maximum weekly benefit for 2010 pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. 97-29. Effective January 1, 2010, the maximum weekly benefit applicable to all injuries and claims arising on and after January 1, 2010 shall be eight hundred and thirty-four dollars ($834.00).

The maximum weekly benefit was derived by multiplying the average weekly insured wage of seven hundred and fifty-eight dollars and forty-four cents ($758.44) for the calendar year 2008, 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, 1982-2010

Executive Secretary   North Carolina Industrial Commission
4333 Mail Service Center   Raleigh, NC 27699-4333
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