Weekly Texas Workers Compensation Rates

The following table provides the maximum (max) and minimum (min) weekly benefits established in the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act applicable to dates of injuries on or after January 1, 1991. For rates prior to 10/1/2006, please contact the Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation.

Year Maximum
TIBS & LIBS
Maximum
IIBS & SIBS
Minimum
Comp Rate
10/1/2006 through 9/30/2007 $674.00 $472 $101.00
10/1/2007 through 9/30/2008 $712.00 $498 $107.00
10/1/2008 through 9/30/2009 $750.00 $525 $112.00
10/1/2009 through 9/30/2010 $773.00 $541 $116.00
10/1/2010 through 9/30/2011 $766.00 $536 $115.00
10/1/2011 through 9/30/2012 $787.00 $551 $118.00
10/1/2012 through 9/30/2013 $818.00 $573 $123.00
10/1/2013 through 9/30/2014 $850.00 $595 $127.00
10/1/2014 through 9/30/2015 $861.00 $602.00 $129.00

*The state average weekly wage (SAWW) since 10/1/06 has been 88% of the average weekly wage in covered employment for the preceding year as computed by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). 

The SAWW in 2004, 2005, and 2006 were established statutorily.  Prior to 2004, the SAWW was based on the average weekly wage of manufacturing production workers in Texas.