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Average Workers’ Compensation Costs

Description

This variable highlights the 2018 Workers’ Compensation Index Rate (cost per $100 of payroll). This survey is conducted biennially by the Oregon Department of Consumer & Business Services, In- formation Management Division.

Current (2019)

Current values and ranks for the 2019 edition of Rich States, Poor States.
State Value Rank
$1.65 22nd
$2.51 47th
$1.30 11th
$0.90 3rd
$2.87 49th
$1.43 16th
$2.20 44th
$2.50 46th
$1.81 30th
$2.27 45th
$2.01 38th
$1.81 30th
$1.80 29th
$0.87 2nd
$1.64 21st
$1.15 6th
$1.51 18th
$2.05 41st
$1.84 32nd
$1.33 12th
$1.37 13th
$1.38 14th
$1.67 23rd
$1.54 20th
$1.68 24th
$2.01 38th
$1.70 25th
$1.18 8th
$1.70 25th
$2.84 48th
$1.50 17th
$3.08 50th
$1.84 32nd
$0.82 1st
$1.40 15th
$1.71 27th
$1.15 6th
$1.85 34th
$2.19 43rd
$1.95 37th
$1.73 28th
$1.52 19th
$1.21 9th
$1.06 5th
$2.09 42nd
$1.28 10th
$1.87 35th
$1.01 4th
$2.02 40th
$1.87 35th

Historical Ranks

Historical state ranks for Average Workers’ Compensation Costs across editions of the Rich States, Poor States.
State 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
42nd 42nd 42nd 41st 41st 30th 30th 22nd 22nd 26th 26th 22nd
50th 50th 50th 49th 49th 50th 50th 46th 46th 46th 46th 47th
6th 7th 7th 13th 13th 14th 14th 14th 14th 13th 13th 11th
4th 5th 5th 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd
49th 37th 37th 46th 46th 48th 48th 50th 50th 50th 50th 49th
23rd 9th 9th 4th 4th 8th 8th 10th 10th 16th 16th 16th
37th 31st 31st 45th 45th 49th 49th 49th 49th 46th 46th 44th
48th 43rd 43rd 17th 17th 21st 21st 42nd 42nd 45th 45th 46th
45th 23rd 23rd 11th 11th 22nd 22nd 23rd 23rd 18th 18th 30th
11th 26th 26th 27th 27th 24th 24th 19th 19th 24th 24th 45th
36th 16th 16th 11th 11th 16th 16th 24th 24th 34th 34th 38th
20th 18th 18th 22nd 22nd 32nd 32nd 37th 37th 23rd 23rd 30th
31st 40th 40th 48th 48th 47th 47th 44th 44th 43rd 43rd 29th
2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd
7th 11th 11th 15th 15th 26th 26th 27th 27th 27th 27th 21st
9th 10th 10th 8th 8th 10th 10th 12th 12th 10th 10th 6th
47th 43rd 43rd 36th 36th 29th 29th 11th 11th 15th 15th 18th
40th 39th 39th 26th 26th 36th 36th 41st 41st 41st 41st 41st
43rd 45th 45th 43rd 43rd 41st 41st 38th 38th 37th 37th 32nd
12th 8th 8th 9th 9th 17th 17th 16th 16th 13th 13th 12th
5th 3rd 3rd 7th 7th 7th 7th 4th 4th 8th 8th 13th
13th 20th 20th 28th 28th 19th 19th 17th 17th 17th 17th 14th
31st 27th 27th 35th 35th 34th 34th 31st 31st 29th 29th 23rd
20th 27th 27th 20th 20th 9th 9th 13th 13th 22nd 22nd 20th
27th 23rd 23rd 18th 18th 15th 15th 30th 30th 31st 31st 24th
46th 49th 49th 50th 50th 43rd 43rd 40th 40th 40th 40th 38th
19th 20th 20th 21st 21st 18th 18th 21st 21st 19th 19th 25th
22nd 33rd 33rd 30th 30th 5th 5th 6th 6th 9th 9th 8th
33rd 46th 46th 41st 41st 42nd 42nd 39th 39th 34th 34th 25th
29th 35th 35th 44th 44th 44th 44th 48th 48th 49th 49th 48th
25th 20th 20th 19th 19th 24th 24th 31st 31st 31st 31st 17th
41st 32nd 32nd 38th 38th 46th 46th 47th 47th 48th 48th 50th
15th 29th 29th 28th 28th 26th 26th 24th 24th 29th 29th 32nd
1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st
39th 48th 48th 34th 34th 23rd 23rd 18th 18th 11th 11th 15th
38th 41st 41st 47th 47th 45th 45th 45th 45th 43rd 43rd 27th
10th 13th 13th 10th 10th 12th 12th 8th 8th 7th 7th 6th
34th 36th 36th 37th 37th 39th 39th 34th 37th 25th 25th 34th
30th 25th 25th 23rd 23rd 31st 31st 31st 31st 42nd 42nd 43rd
27th 38th 38th 39th 39th 35th 35th 34th 34th 33rd 33rd 37th
8th 16th 16th 23rd 23rd 28th 28th 26th 26th 19th 19th 28th
26th 30th 30th 31st 31st 32nd 32nd 29th 29th 21st 21st 19th
35th 34th 34th 39th 39th 13th 13th 15th 15th 11th 11th 9th
14th 6th 6th 6th 6th 6th 6th 7th 7th 6th 6th 5th
44th 47th 47th 33rd 33rd 37th 37th 43rd 43rd 37th 37th 42nd
3rd 4th 4th 4th 4th 4th 4th 4th 4th 5th 5th 10th
15th 14th 14th 25th 25th 38th 38th 34th 34th 36th 36th 35th
18th 11th 11th 16th 16th 11th 11th 8th 8th 4th 4th 4th
17th 18th 18th 32nd 32nd 39th 39th 28th 28th 39th 39th 40th
23rd 15th 15th 14th 14th 20th 20th 20th 20th 28th 28th 35th

Historical Values

Historical values for Average Workers’ Compensation Costs. The years listed correspond to the actual data years, not necessarily the publication of Rich States, Poor States.
State 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 2017 2018
$3.17 $2.90 $2.45 $1.97 $1.81 $1.85 $1.85 $1.65
$5.00 $3.97 $3.10 $3.01 $2.68 $2.74 $2.74 $2.51
$1.73 $1.67 $1.71 $1.61 $1.60 $1.50 $1.50 $1.30
$1.59 $1.61 $1.18 $1.19 $1.08 $1.06 $1.06 $0.90
$4.13 $2.72 $2.68 $2.92 $3.48 $3.24 $3.24 $2.87
$2.40 $1.76 $1.39 $1.42 $1.50 $1.56 $1.56 $1.43
$2.90 $2.46 $2.55 $2.99 $2.87 $2.74 $2.74 $2.20
$3.91 $2.96 $1.85 $1.77 $2.31 $2.32 $2.32 $2.50
$3.32 $2.20 $1.70 $1.82 $1.82 $1.66 $1.66 $1.81
$2.02 $2.29 $2.08 $1.88 $1.75 $1.80 $1.80 $2.27
$2.89 $2.08 $1.70 $1.66 $1.85 $1.96 $1.96 $2.01
$2.29 $2.12 $1.98 $2.02 $2.01 $1.79 $1.79 $1.81
$2.69 $2.79 $3.05 $2.83 $2.35 $2.23 $2.23 $1.80
$1.24 $1.23 $1.16 $1.16 $1.06 $1.05 $1.05 $0.87
$1.75 $1.86 $1.82 $1.90 $1.88 $1.86 $1.86 $1.64
$1.84 $1.77 $1.55 $1.54 $1.55 $1.41 $1.41 $1.15
$3.78 $2.96 $2.29 $1.96 $1.51 $1.52 $1.52 $1.51
$3.10 $2.76 $2.06 $2.06 $2.23 $2.11 $2.11 $2.05
$3.21 $3.04 $2.52 $2.24 $2.15 $2.02 $2.02 $1.84
$2.03 $1.72 $1.63 $1.68 $1.64 $1.50 $1.50 $1.33
$1.70 $1.39 $1.54 $1.37 $1.17 $1.29 $1.29 $1.37
$2.05 $2.15 $2.12 $1.73 $1.68 $1.57 $1.57 $1.38
$2.69 $2.33 $2.27 $2.03 $1.99 $1.91 $1.91 $1.67
$2.29 $2.33 $1.96 $1.49 $1.59 $1.70 $1.70 $1.54
$2.50 $2.20 $1.90 $1.62 $1.98 $1.92 $1.92 $1.68
$3.69 $3.50 $3.33 $2.50 $2.21 $2.10 $2.10 $2.01
$2.25 $2.15 $1.97 $1.71 $1.78 $1.67 $1.67 $1.70
$2.36 $2.58 $2.13 $1.33 $1.26 $1.31 $1.31 $1.18
$2.75 $3.06 $2.45 $2.40 $2.18 $1.96 $1.96 $1.70
$2.52 $2.66 $2.53 $2.74 $2.82 $2.92 $2.92 $2.84
$2.41 $2.15 $1.91 $1.88 $1.99 $1.92 $1.92 $1.50
$3.15 $2.55 $2.34 $2.82 $2.75 $2.83 $2.83 $3.08
$2.17 $2.43 $2.12 $1.90 $1.85 $1.91 $1.91 $1.84
$1.10 $1.08 $1.02 $1.01 $0.88 $0.89 $0.89 $0.82
$3.00 $3.32 $2.24 $1.84 $1.74 $1.45 $1.45 $1.40
$2.96 $2.89 $2.87 $2.77 $2.55 $2.23 $2.23 $1.71
$1.97 $1.88 $1.69 $1.58 $1.37 $1.28 $1.28 $1.15
$2.80 $2.68 $2.32 $2.15 $2.00 $1.84 $1.84 $1.85
$2.68 $2.26 $2.02 $1.99 $1.99 $2.20 $2.20 $2.19
$2.50 $2.74 $2.38 $2.04 $2.00 $1.94 $1.94 $1.95
$1.83 $2.08 $2.02 $1.91 $1.86 $1.67 $1.67 $1.73
$2.48 $2.44 $2.19 $2.02 $1.95 $1.68 $1.68 $1.52
$2.84 $2.61 $2.38 $1.60 $1.61 $1.45 $1.45 $1.21
$2.06 $1.63 $1.46 $1.35 $1.31 $1.27 $1.27 $1.06
$3.24 $3.14 $2.22 $2.07 $2.33 $2.02 $2.02 $2.09
$1.52 $1.43 $1.39 $1.20 $1.17 $1.24 $1.24 $1.28
$2.17 $1.98 $2.04 $2.11 $2.00 $1.97 $1.97 $1.87
$2.20 $1.86 $1.84 $1.55 $1.37 $1.22 $1.22 $1.01
$2.18 $2.12 $2.21 $2.15 $1.92 $2.06 $2.06 $2.02
$2.40 $2.06 $1.79 $1.74 $1.76 $1.87 $1.87 $1.87

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