From the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry:
Based upon the Statewide Average Weekly Wage, as determined by the Department of Labor & Industry for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, the maximum compensation payable under the Workers’ Compensation Act, under Article 1, subsections 105.1 and 105.2, shall be $1,049.00 per week for injuries occurring on and after Jan. 1, 2019. For purposes of calculating the update to payments for medical treatment rendered on and after Jan. 1, 2019, the percentage increase in the Statewide Average Weekly Wage is 2.3 percent.
The notice will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin on Dec. 22, 2018. The updated wage table will be uploaded to the BWC website following the Pennsylvania Bulletinannouncement.