HERE ARE THE CURRENT
MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM COMPENSATION
RATES AND/OR SAWWs
IN THE NEW ENGLAND STATES


 


MASSACHUSETTS


 
The Maximum Compensation rate is $1,765.34  for injuries on or after October 1, 2022.
 
The Minimum Compensation rate is $353.07 for injuries on or after October 1, 2022.
 
 

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CONNECTICUT

 

For Injuries on or after October 1, 2022:

Temporary and Permanent Total Disability:
  • Maximum weekly compensation benefit is $1,509.00
  • Minimum weekly compensation benefit is the lesser of $301.80 or 75% of the average weekly wage.

Temporary Partial Disability:
  • Maximum weekly compensation benefit is $1,108.00
  • No minimum weekly compensation benefit applies

Permanent Partial Disability:
  • Maximum weekly compensation benefit is $1,108.00
  • Minimum weekly compensation benefit is $50.00





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RHODE ISLAND

 
The Maximum Weekly Compensation rate effective October 1, 2022 is $1,481.00.
 

 
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NEW HAMPSHIRE
 
 
The Maximum Total Disability rate is $2,074.00 and the Minimum Total Disability rate is $414.78, both effective July 1, 2022.
 
July 1, 2022 is $1,382.59. 
 


 
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VERMONT
 
 
The Maximum Compensation rate effective
July 1, 2022 is $1,604.00
(for DOIs after 6/30/1986).
 
The Minimum Compensation rate effective
July 1, 2022 is $535.00
(not including dependent's benefits) 


 
 
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MAINE
 
 
The State Average Weekly Wage effective
July 1, 2022
(for injuries occurring on or after January 1, 2013)
is $1,036.13.
 
The multiplier as of July 1, 2022 is 1.05298. This multiplier is obtained by dividing the new SAWW by the preceding year’s average weekly wage. 
There is no annual adjustment for injuries occurring
on or after January 1, 1993. There is no adjustment
for injuries occurring on or after November 20, 1987 during periods of partial incapacity.


 

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